Hi. I’m Isabel, I cook and scribble. I make a lot of food and do a lot of writing, and Bread & Courage is what I have to show for it. It started as a simple food blog called TASTE but evolved into something more—a place where I express my love of food, community and the environment. Thanks for spending some time here—and be in touch!


hot chocolate

the best hot chocolate ever brewed

the best hot chocolate ever brewed

Jul 01, 2008

Sometimes I confess, I carry packets of hot chocolate in my bag. I have a pathetic tendency towards cold-bloodedness, frequently shivering from July to June and all months in between. Drinking warm liquids is a comfort to me: it helps me stay warm and satisfied, instead of hollow-bellied and frigid like a hungry newt…which is […]

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