Spring Workshops – Light Painting #6

Light Painting with Still Life, has been the most successful workshop I have run this year with six official classes, plus some private sessions as well. #6 ran recently was my last scheduled light painting workshop for 2019, it will be back next year in a slightly different format. I do like to mix it…

Table and plate – new online class

Last month I gave a little sneak peek at my new online food photography course. Are you interested in food photography? are you a blogger? do you make and sell jams, pickles, preserves and more? Do you want to learn how to best present your home-made goods and have not only great-looking images but professional…

White chocolate Panna Cotta with passionfruit sauce

I made the panna cotta mixture as per the recipe below and filled individual cups, and set aside in the fridge overnight. I served them the next day. I found it easier to do it this way. Requires at least 6 hours to set.  I found it easier to run a knife around the inside…

Scrambled egg muffins

Egg and Bacon Muffins I can guarantee these will dissapear so quick, perfect for a picnic or breakfast on the go too, if they are for a picnic maybe line the muffin tray with paper muffin wrappers for ease of storage. These are gluten-free and so quick and easy to make, you can add additional…

Basil pesto with zucchini noodles

You can make the zucchini noodles at home, or you can buy them ready cut and just steam them in the microwave, add some basil pesto, some baby spinach leaves and fresh cherry tomatoes, create a light, yet filling meal. Basil Pesto Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups fresh basil 5 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2…

Fresh Avocado on Toast

Is there anything better than fresh avocado on a great rustic toast? I mean there really is no recipe here, grab a fresh avocado, I like mine still a little firm and remove the pip and slice evenly, grab your favourite bread, a wholegrain seed bread or similar rustic bread is delicious and toast, place…

Easy Chicken Gyros Salad

We eat this all the time, it’s quick and easy and really delicious. In Summer we frequently have BBQ Chicken pieces or even cold. In Winter the chicken is always freshly grilled, or if you are feeling lazy a store-bought BBQ cut up in quarters can do just as well. The marinated chicken and dressing can…

Easy Roast Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Here is the recipe if you would like to try making Pumpkin Soup from scratch, perfect Autumn or Winter warmer. Ingredients 1 kg Butternut Pumpkin peeled and cut into large chunks 2 Large peeled carrots 2 cloves of garlic 1 cup of vegetable stock 300ml cooking cream Cracked Black Pepper Olive Oil Method Place the…