When I design something, I think of it as a gift to somebody else. ~Eva Zeisel

Apricot Almond Tart

I subscribe to Saveur magazine and get a regular email feed of interesting recipes as well as the magazine. Fruit tarts always appeal to me and my local grocer had some lovely apricots. Since my family was off on summer adventures, I made a half-recipe which turned...

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Eva Zeisel: Beautiful things make people happy

One of my favorite designers is the Hungarian-born Eva Zeisel who created some iconic tea ware and homeware ceramics. Her forms are elegant and sensual, she was a maker of tactile and functional products with an appealing simplicity and whimsy. Eva Zeisel began her...

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