Shu's Notebook

A Bread Tradition

The Bertrand Family Bread Tradition With the holidays approaching I think of family and friends near and far, wishing they were all close so I can spend time with every...

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Celebrate Zero-Waste in October

We design with zero waste in mind. Introducing Aplat Celebration Pennants - triangle and square off-cuts from our couvre-plat line. Our first batch of limited quantity hand-sewn pennants are exclusively available...

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The Culture of Giving

Every season I think, “This is the season of Aplat!” Every season I think, “This is the season of Aplat!”, but I do feel it the most at this holiday...

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Get Set

In all of the bustle around holiday gatherings, I love being assigned to setting the table. For get-togethers large and small, I envision the table long before the day, composing...

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The Bread-Keeper

In my house growing up, we ate a lot more rice than we did bread. Rice in Korean culture is a symbol of life and prosperity, and it’s certainly part...

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Reaching Out

We are all connected by our sense of place and, in the wake of its sudden absence, there is community, hand in hand, ready to provide relief in any way we can....

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