Joy Somerville is a brand developer and a technical designer based in Los Angeles, and she just created ALL of the patterns for the relaunch of Jordache. She’s also sharing her favorite zucchini bread recipe with us today. Thank you, Joy!
You may have seen the recent ads, styled by Carine Roitfeld, featuring Argentine model Camila Morrone, the new face of Jordache. (Joy did fit sessions with Camila throughout the entire development process!) The collection is available exclusively at Barney’s.
I don’t know how she does it all, but Joy is also an instructor at FIDM, teaching the next generation of fashion designers. I am in awe of her talent. Her 30 years of experience has brought her clients including Frame Denim, Hudson Jeans, Proenza Schouler, and the list goes on and on. Follow her on Instagram @shopsomervilleclothing to see what she’s up to!
Now about that zucchini bread of hers! It calls for 3 cups of grated zucchini and a full cup of coconut flakes. It’s so good!!
Joy Somerville’s Zucchini Bread
3 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
3 cups grated zucchini (unpeeled)
1 cup coconut flakes
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl; set aside. In another bowl, beat the eggs, add the sugar, oil, grated zucchini, coconut flakes, and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients a little at a time, and mix well. Stir in the walnuts.
In a 5 1/2” x 9 1/2” loaf pan, bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 60 minutes. You may want to start checking it at 45 minutes, as ovens vary. It’s done when you insert a toothpick in the center and it comes out clean!
Check out these photos of Joy’s garden. Is there no end to the TALENT?! The last few photos are Joy’s zucchini bread from a recent baking session of her own!