Let's do brunch.

Ricotta french toast in white stoneware bowl

Sleep in, then savor the weekend with an indulgent spread. Lure your friends over with a freshly baked galette, eggs two ways, whipped ricotta, and bubbly mimosas at a perfectly set table with a soundtrack as easy as Sunday morning—all with a little help from Fable.

Brunch tablescape
The Setting

Setting the Perfect
Brunch Table

You've got the spread down, but how's your presentation? Here's our guide to setting the perfect brunch table, whether you're keeping it casual or going all out.

Meet Claire

With a lifelong love of baking and a deep-rooted appreciation for all things fresh, seasonal, and local, Claire Livia Lassam is a chef worth knowing.

Drawing inspiration from the farmers markets of the world and her Italian heritage, she’s the culinary force behind Livia—a bakery, restaurant, wine bar, and all around neighborhood gem in Vancouver, BC that’s as lauded for its sit-down fare as its freshly baked loaves and pastries. The ever-changing menu has a special allure, drawing weekend crowds that snake around the corner and down the block.

She invited us into her kitchen to share a few well-kept culinary secrets to crafting the perfect brunch spread.

The Spread

Wild Mushroom

& Ricotta Galette

What could be better than wild mushrooms and ricotta neatly folded into a flaky pastry nest, sprinkled with fresh herbs? Make this rich, savory galette the star of your table with a little help from Claire. If mushrooms aren’t your thing, swap them out for anything you like—sweet or savory.

You'll need
  • 6 cups mixed raw mushrooms, sliced or torn
  • 2 cups ricotta
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter, very cold
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
Egg Wash
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp cream or milk
The Sides

How-Tos with Claire

We teamed up with Claire to share a few tricks of the brunch trade, like how to make a silky soft scramble, the best whipped ricotta, and the art of the flawless poach. Thank us later.

How to

The Perfect Poach

How to

Whipped Ricotta

How to

The Soft Scramble

The Sounds

Fable Audio 002

Once the table is set for runny yolks and clinking glasses, create the right ambience with a playlist that's smooth as the first sip of your perfectly seasoned Bloody Mary. Ours ticks every box, from chill to upbeat. 

The Staples

Stoneware & Linen

Brunch never looked better than with sustainable hand-finished stoneware and beautiful Belgian linen. Shop these essentials to make sure no detail of your table setting goes unnoticed.

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