Thursday, March 22, 2012

pysanky ukranian easter egg decorating with peter gurski

pergolina is very excited to be hosting a pysanky ukranian easter egg decorating workshop taught by designer extrodinaire peter gurski (google the guy, he is everywhere!). try your hand at pysanky, the ukrainian tradition of using wax and dyes to color eggs from beginning to end!

when: wednesday april 4th, 2012 6:30 - 8:30
where: pergolina 10139 riverside drive toluca lake
price: $40 includes a full kit

to sign up or if you have any questions please call or email us at 818.508.7708 /

the workshop is a tribute to peter's late mother who suffered from alzheimer's. a portion of the class's proceeds with be donated in mrs. gurski's honor.


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

crostata recipe


1 1⁄2 cup flour
1 cube butter unsalted 1⁄2 tsp. salt
ice water
2 tbl. Sugar
zest of 1 lemon
2 or 3 cups blackberries or strawberries toss with sugar
and a splash of dry white wine
toss with 2 or 3 tbls of flour
mix all dry ingredients
cut in butter
sprinkle ice water and mix wrap in cello
let rest for 30 mins
roll out dough
either fit into tart pan or
place onto a cookie sheet
put fruit in center and fold ends around fruit very organic
dot with butter
place in preheated oven 350
for 35 to 45 mins. Or until crust is golden

Saturday, March 3, 2012

new scarves

it is true. we are known for our scarves! and this new batch is a GOOD one. khadi cotton over weave, indigo dye, silk, color, soft, fluid silhouettes. oh i am telling you, these are GOOD.

shop it up HERE!