27/06/2017
Celebrating 35 years of Scratchies – Cake premium
Sometimes the brief for a job is a bit of a departure from “just making the food look good”.  This was one of them. Working with art director Kylie Clifford to create cakes for a TV commercial was one of those learning curves where knowledge of food is important, and problem solving more important. She needed […]
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2017 Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year premium
I was really delighted to have one of my images short listed in the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year competition earlier this year. Although I entered several other photographs, it was this simple one of “burrata” that caught the  judges’ eye in amongst over 7,000 other entries. I had to work quickly as the cream […]
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Bee Lane Fine Smoked Foods – recent work premium
Recent ongoing recipe development and serving suggestions for Bee Lane Fine Smoked Foods, and creator; Bronwyn Lane. (View previous post to see more of my work for Bee Lane) Serving suggestions and recipes included: Grilled Steak with Bee Lane Cold Smoked Tomato & Garlic Butter Hand-chopped Tapenade with Bee Lane Cold Smoked Tomatoes Fettuccine with Rocket, Lemon, Parmesan & Bee lane […]
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02/04/2017
Dome Café Group – 2017 Winter Seasonal Menu premium
2017 kicked off with a couple of shoots for Dôme Café Group working once again with seasoned professional photographer, Leon Bird. The first was food styling for the Junior Menu updating some of the individual ingredients as well as re-jigging some of the menu items which had also been reworked; and followed by the 2017 Winter Seasonal menu. […]
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Roasted Peaches with Ginger Crumbs & Orange Mascarpone premium
This delicious dessert (or brunch?) recipe for roasted peaches was made using a particular gingernut biscuit that most New Zealanders will identify with – made extra hard especially for dunking, and advertised with a catchy little tune that’s impossible not to think of if you are “of a certain age”! Of course, if you can’t easily get hold […]
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Roasted Peach Tart with Vanilla & Cardamom premium
 Roasted Peach Tart with Vanilla & Cardamom, served with Raspberries & Crème Fraîche 1 x 24cm sweet short-crust pastry shell, baked blind (see notes) (for a good all purpose pastry recipe, see below) For the filling: 4-5 ripe but firm peaches 3 Tb caster sugar 1 tsp cornflour 1 vanilla pod 1 tsp cardamom seeds, crushed To […]
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