Despite on and off rain through the week, my friend Signe and I decided we’d chance it and take a Monday trip to Whidbey Island. We’ve been working on a cabin at our friends’ inn up there, and it was due for a checkup. There’s no kitchen at the cabin, so we planned an easy menu to cook outside, which was a breeze with Signe’s background in food and farming. We packed the car with my outdoor cooking and serving gear, and snagged a couple of rain hats at the last minute since it was drizzling in the city.
Rice vinegar marinated cucumbers
Sesame & Nori rice
Caramelized carrots with Dukkah and scallions
Charred garlic bok choy with sesame ginger sauce
Miso marinated cod
Brandon Herrell is a photographer and writer living in Seattle. Having grown up on the rocky shores of the Puget Sound, he endeavors to carry the serene energy of those landscapes through his work. Through his portraits, still life, and lifestyle photographs, he weaves themes of open space, nature, and introspection. What results is a window to into a lifestyle which is slow, intentional, and truthful.