I'm Averyl. I grew up in NYC, moved from Manhattan to New England for college and grad school, then decided to stay! I live minutes from Portland, Maine and the sea. My blog is a blend of raw honesty and curated natural beauty sprinkled with regional recipes.New England’s serene surroundings and gentle opportunities for connecting with the natural side of things has been an inspiration..
Within my collection of vintage Maine and New England community cook books dating back to the early 1900s are dozens and dozens of recipes for “Indian Pudding.” It’s a humble, mildly sweet and spicy baked… More
This simple circa 1930s recipe for banana fritters was inspired by Ms. Ann Knight’s version in The Fellowship Cook Book by Members and Friends of The Second Congregational Church in Norway, Maine. These fritters are… More