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The Forest Feast Cookbook is Coming!

The renowned Forest Feast blog is about to become a book! Erin Gleeson, my good friend and long-time Umami Mart contributor, launched The Forest Feast after moving back to California from NYC a few years ago. Living deep in the woods in the Bay Area,...

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Holiday Shopping at Umami Mart!

Hello dear Umami Mart readers and loyal devotees! Holiday season is among us and I hope you are all geared up for a month of lame office parties, drawn-out family dinners and awful white elephant gift exchanges. Nah, it's not that bad, right? If there's...

The Forest Feast

The Forest Feast: Orange Galette

Hola from España! To celebrate finishing the cookbook (yay!), we headed to Andalusia. We rented a little apartment in Sevilla which is such an idyllic town. Citrus trees literally line all the streets -- it’s amazing! Around every corner...

The Forest Feast

The Forest Feast: Pear Pancakes

Even though it's starting to become spring, it's still cold in some parts!  We were recently in NYC and since Jonathan's family has a house in Vermont, we took a group of friends there for the weekend. We cooked big meals together, played snow football...

The Forest Feast

The Forest Feast: Tu Bishvat

Over the weekend, we celebrated a little Jewish holiday called Tu Bishvat. It’s often called the “new year of the trees” and is sort of like Jewish Earth Day. Traditionally people eat 15 kinds of fruits and nuts and drink...