FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

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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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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Fogarty Wine Group – 2016 premium
2016 was a year in which I came to know and appreciate the charms of a number of the “offspring” of the Fogarty Wine Group – Millbrook Winery in Jarrahdale, Deep Woods Estate Winery in Yallingup, and Bunkers Beach House Restaurant in Bunker Bay. It was a privilege to be a part of several of the events staged at […]
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Bee Lane Fine Smoked Foods – recent work premium
Bee Lane Fine Smoked Foods launched their signature product – cold smoked tomatoes – at the Perth Good Food and Wine Show this year. Working in collaboration with website creator Geraldine Rey of Digital Chic, the original brief was to create recipe ideas & serving suggestions for the new website and social media pages, as well as styling and shooting the […]
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18/11/2016
It’s a Dirty Job Sometimes.. premium
Jude Blereau is a whole foods chef and educator with one of the most refreshingly sane approaches to food and diet I have come across in recent years. Especially when it comes to cake. Jude’s philosophy includes such gems as “Why cake? Because joy and deliciousness are nutrients in their own right, as are love […]
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Christmas with This Little Pig Went to Market premium
It was an absolute pleasure to work with these piglets again on their Christmas shoot – the people from This Little Pig Went to Market specialise in delightfulness! Their product is first class and the humans behind it truly lovely. If you want to know a bit more about them see my previous post, or follow the link […]
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Lady Marmalade premium
Lady Marmalade opened her doors to the public in March 2016.  About time too, I say – the world is a better place for this delightful Kirup cafe owned and run by Lynlee Rutter. It’s truly a family affair though, as teenage daughter Georgia graces front-of-house with aplomb, son Will (10) has people begging for his nutella doughnuts, […]
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This Little Pig Went to Market – recent work premium
“This Little Pig Went to Market is a home delivery service which provides of all the ingredients you need to cook two gourmet dinners yourself. This includes hand mixed sauces, salad dressings and marinades, vacuum sealed free range meat and every ingredient portioned perfectly. It is delivered to your door in eco recyclable packaging and […]
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02/05/2016
Chocolate & Beetroot Cake – recent work premium
I spent a happy morning in wholefood chef and author Jude Blereau’s kitchen recently, photographing her Chocolate and Beetroot Cake for a Mother’s Day blog post. And yes, once we had finished we had a cup of tea, a girly chat and – of course – a (large) piece of cake! Yum! Creamy Chocolate & […]
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Fruity Anzac Biscuits & Autumn Anzac Crumble premium
Anzac Day fell on a Monday this year, which gave us a bonus three-day weekend. We were invited to friends’ for lunch the day before, and as I had offered to take a dessert, I decided to kill two birds with one stone and make use of the biscuit mixture which I had been planning to […]
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