hi! i’m marcella. author, photographer, recipe developer, stylist & blogger. i started this blog in 2016 to document my latest creations in the kitchen. i like simple, seasonal recipes which is reflected throughout my blog. in 2018, i wrote my first cookbook titled bake the seasons, which you can pre-order here. thank you for stopping by & happy baking!

equipment: i use a canon 5D mark ii + a canon 24-105mm f4/L lens or 50mm f/1.4 lens. all images are edited in photoshop cc. 


Buzzfeed: 17 Cocktails To Keep You From Killing Your Roommate During Snowpocalypse 2016

Buzzfeed: 15 Mouthwatering Banana Desserts You Need To Eat This Summer

Crate & Barrel: Apple & Pear Spiced Pie

Crate & Barrel: Blueberry Lemon Pancakes, Breakfast In Bed

Crate & Barrel: Butternut Squash Fettuccine and Sage Brown Butter Sauce

Crate & Barrel: Caramelized Onion and Asparagus Frittata Recipe

Crate & Barrel: Cinnamon Toast Ice Cream

Crate & Barrel: Easter Carrot Cake

Crate & Barrel: How To Make An Ombre Cake

Crate & Barrel: Lemon Berry Dutch Baby

Crate & Barrel: Maple Dijon Rosemary Ham Dinner

Crate & Barrel: Pancetta Asparagus Risotto

Crate & Barrel: Pour Over Coffee

Crate & Barrel: Salted Caramel French Toast Bake

Crate & Barrel: Sea Salt White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

Crate & Barrel: Sweetheart's Chocolate Pie for Valentine's Day

Crate & Barrel: The Art of Morning Cup

Food 52: Fried Dough: Classic Canadian Fair Food (No Real Beavers Involved)

Food52: Eat Pizza Pockets, Relive the 90's

Food52: A Cherry Chip Cake Better Than Boxed Mix

Food52: Hummingbird Cake: Carrot Cake's Southern Cousin

Frankie Magazine: Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Ghirardelli's Sweetest Secret: Chocolate Cranberry Bars

Neo Digest: The Art Of Gastronomy

Huffington Post: Eat Pizza Pockets, Relive the 90's

The Kitchn: This Matcha Fudge Sheet Cake Is Perfect For Parties

Vogue: There is no love greater than the love of popcorn

Vogue: The secret to keeping cool this summer is…

Vogue: These dishes look like love on a plate

Vogue: What’s the secret to a perfect day?

West Elm: Candy Cane Cupcakes from Modest Marce

West Elm: Gingerbread Waffles With Modest Marce

West Elm: A Naked Cake For Valentine's Day

West Elm: A Valentine's Pomegranate & Thyme Spritzer

West Elm: Salted Caramel Apple Cider with Modest Marce

West Elm: Sticky Toffee Pudding with Modest Marce

West Elm: Modest Marce's Living Room Transformation

William's Sonoma Taste: French Dinner Party Favourites

William's Sonoma Taste: Peppermint Bark Desserts


Bouffee Media: Spotlight on Modest Marce

Castle Foundations: Feature Friday with Modest Marce

Brand & Buzzing: Featured Influencer Modest Marce

Daily Dog Tag: Happy Tails: Buddy Holly

Farm-to-Table Feast: Meet Modest Marce

Love To Eat: Food Bloggers We Wish Would Invite Us For Dinner

ONA Bags: Capturing the Baking Process: A Q&A with Modest Marce

Woven Magazine: A Modest Treat: Interview with Marcella DiLonardo


Foodgawker: Features

Stylight: The Best Thanksgiving Recipes of 2018

Tastespotting: Features

The Feed Feed: Features