Monday’s Musings…

Such a mixed bag this week, I have spent quite a bit of time creating recipes and photographing the results, some wonderful, some not so great; ie my lactose-free, egg-free pannacotta did not set well and pretty much collapsed when taken out of the moulds…still tasted yummy and we ate all of it, but did…

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Cooking up a storm

I have been cooking up a storm recently and loving every minute of it, the other week it was cakes and desserts, this time totally tomato related; bruschetta, cherry tomato and chorizo penne, avocado on toast (with blistered tomatoes), and so much more. Did you know I post the recipes on my ‘other’ blog? If…

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Share your world – 30th July 2019

Bake for another week of Share your world, hopefully, I am back on track and can keep up again, but hey! sometimes life just happens, right? So Mel, Sparkfromacombustiblemind has another set of fab questions this week, so let’s jump to it, shall we?… Is it wrong to sell store-bought pastries at a bake sale? Bake…

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Monday’s Musings…

It has certainly been a mixed bag and a completely crazy busy few days. From a whole day in the kitchen and studio, with more food photography, more test recipes and more shots. Oh and some eating too lol, this week seemed to focus around tomatoes. So many dishes this week ended with a wonderful…

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Monday’s Musings…

It’s been week 4 since I got sick, but I think I am now finally over most of it, still got this damn cough 😦 Still it did not stop me from having a wonderfully creative weekend. Hubby is home sick so he enjoyed the fruits of my labour in the kitchen, last week was…

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Monday’s Musings…

Sadly I am moving into my third week with this cold thing, can’t seem to shake it and Docs aren’t helping much, so I have not been doing much. I am trying to stay away from people as much as possible, sometimes I just can’t avoid being in the same space, but no hugging, no…

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Light painting – still life with pears

I recently ran a light painting workshop, the pears and scales are often a favourite, among the students. I used different pears this time, I also have a new (to me) vintage rolling pin and some new linen. As you can see no two images turn out quite the same, the top one is much…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 4

Over the past few weeks, I have been featuring some of the images captured during a session with Chef Judy Keegan. Last week was Death by Chocolate, this week something almost as decadent Chocolate Brownies We used Coloured Food Powder on this one, Blue and Gold…up until a few days before this shoot I didn’t…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 3

So far I have featured two of the wonderful Food shoots I did with Chef Judy in the studio, she came to learn about lighting and styling, but I think I learned a lot too about prep and serving and little tips and tricks, like making chocolate rose leaves and drizzling chocolate over desserts and…

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In the studio with Chef Judy Pt 2

Last week I shared the images of Judy’s wonderful Banana & Fig Bread, the smells were divine. Today I thought I would share the Orange and Passionfruit Yo-Yos from the same day. We actually had so much fun recreating this scene again and then expanding on it. These are Dairy and Egg Free, so I…

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