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…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Who doesn’t love a nice warm, fresh chocolate chip cookie? Yum, yum…my recipe you can swap flour for gluten free, the dairy for lactose free, use dark, milk or white choc chips (or even a combination) and replace the egg with egg-like substitute. Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking powder…

Cherry Tomatoes & Chorizo Penne

Cherry Tomatoes & Chorizo Penne The tomatoes were blistered and cooked in a little olive oil, I then sliced the chorizo and grilled in the same pan as the tomatoes. I then placed these amongst the pasta and topped with fresh basil and shaved Parmesan cheese and some cracked pepper. Carbonara Recipe This is a…

Table and plate – coming soon

Coming soon… I am really excited to announce that I will soon be launching a new online class all about food photography. This year food photography has really become almost an obsession for me, as well as vintage kitchen still life to go along with it. Why not combine all of that into yet another…

Winter Workshops – Light Painting #5

My Light Painting workshops are still selling out like crazy, I have one more planned for this year, then it is time to give it a break and perhaps do some more next year. I am quickly running out of weekends, between concept shoots, holidays, workshops and personal projects. I cannot believe it’s nearly September…

Butterfly house in macro

I thought I would take a little break from food and flowers for a bit and we visited the Melbourne Zoo’s butterfly house, perfect spot to break out the macro lens and ring light. Sadly some of the butterflies are a bit worse for wear, they ask everyone not to touch…but kids will be kids…

Berry yogurt crunch

This is one of my go-to breakfasts, yummy and moderately healthy! A layer of granola, this time it is buckwheat and berry, then a small tub of lactose-free plain yogurt, add four teaspoons of pureed summer berries and then some fresh plump raspberries and strawberries (for this shoot I used frozen), I tend to just…

Rustic no-bake lemon cheesecake

Rustic? Well, it is quite rustic and does not look store-bought at all, in fact, it is probably a little rough in spots but tastes divine and so easy to make. I used Lactose-free cream and cream cheese, as well as Gluten-free arrowroot biscuits for my cheesecake base, but you can use normal cream, butter,…