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Category Archives: London

As far as birthday treats go, lunch at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal has now perched near the top of my list.  Have you been? If not, book ahead for a foreseeable special occasion.  Order the Salamugundy as a starter (1st photo on the left corner or place your mouse over each picture for a description).  […]

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I spent the weekend foraging… not for food but for food photography props.  Yes, this might be a telltale sign that I’ve gone completely insane, the BF certainly takes it as such.  But hear me out… I just discovered the world of car boot sales in London.  For my non-British friends, a car boot (trunk) […]

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Lighting.  Angles.  Plating.  These are some of the concepts that Ellen Silverman discussed and demonstrated during her food photography workshop at the Food Blogger Connect conference last weekend.  Today I set myself the task to apply what I learned using two dishes: tomatoes stuffed freekeh and lemon fish tagine.  Let me just say… Ellen made […]

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