I’m combining several of my passions on a plate. One is of course eating and this lunchtime plate was cooked by Anne-Claude and it was so yummy! Secondly I’m heading towards better food photography and this was taken with my iPhone with a little post treatment in Lightroom mobile. Lastly I’ve been creating some food … Continue reading Poached Eggs and Asparagus
Anne-Claude baked some scones this morning so I thought it would be a good occasion to test my skills as a budding Food Photographer. I’ve tried to incorporate food styling, lighting and general tips I’ve picked up on YouTube. I have an advantage over you in that I have that fresh baked slightly cheesy smell … Continue reading Cheese Scones
I enjoy taking photos of the food we prepare and eat or of food we order in the restaurant. I’ve decided to take my food photography to another level so I’ve been paying closer attention to other peoples photos of food and learning about equipment and techniques. YouTube is a particularly interesting vector for learning. … Continue reading Foodie Photos
When we were living in Geneva we often had a Swiss Delicacy for Sunday Breakfast called a Tresse, which is a Pain Brioché (Milk Bread). It is a light soft bread with a light crunchy crust. It’s delicious with fresh butter and home made jam or honey. For a home made “Pain au Chocolat” I … Continue reading Yay it’s Sunday tomorrow!
Yesterday I promised you some Chicken Garam Masala and here it is! The accompanying photos show the stages of making a Chicken Garam Masala using the Garam Masala spice that we created yesterday. Ingredients : 400 g crushed tomatoes, canned 80 g soured cream, 10% fat 50 g butter 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp Garam … Continue reading Chicken Garam Masala
You might know that I love my gadgets (and if you didn’t, now you do). I love gadgets, any gadgets, whether they be electronical or mechanical. One we’ve had for over five years now, is a kitchen gadget called a Thermomix. We have an older model called a TM31 and we’ve been happy with it. … Continue reading Adventures in Garam Masala
We went to a local restaurant some time back and were served asparagus with our main meal. It was so tasty and after looking attentatively we came to the conclusion that it must have been roasted in the oven. We absolutely had to try it out for ourselves and now we are able to replicate … Continue reading An amazing way to cook Asparagus