Hi there & Happy Friday! Since I’ve been shooting a lot of food pictures lately, I thought I wanted to invest in a macro lens. I wondered if I should make the $700 purchase, but figured I should rent it first before making an investment. (Borrowlenses.com is seriously a great place to rent photo gear.) […]
In the last post, I mentioned that I was going to try the recipe for the Apricot & Almond Galette that appeared in this month’s (June 2017) issue of Bon Appetit. You didn’t think I’d make it, did you? Well, I made it. 🙂 My thoughts: Went over very well. The Kid hovered over me while […]
Not a secret: Andrea Nguyen is my guru for all things related to Vietnamese cuisine. I often refer to her book Into the Vietnamese Kitchen when making traditional, everyday Vietnamese food (i.e. entrees and sauces that go with rice or noodles). While that book covers pho, her latest book The Pho Cookbook really covers pho. […]
Did a little taste test of this issue last weekend. Have to say, it was pretty delicious. 🙂 I need to try one of these recipes before the next issue comes out. Not hard to do as I bookmarked a few. (But at the moment, I’d rather travel to find some of the meals featured.) […]
I am happy to say that I moved on from orange – it wasn’t quite my color, but it was a nice challenge for sure! Now I’ve moved onto the lovely yellow. Canary yellow to be more specific. (That’s what the paper label said.) And what better way to showcase it than to use the […]
More pictures of food against an orange background: Hoping this weekend brings more to my belly. 🙂 Happy Weekend!
Still playing with my – or rather my son’s – food over here. With the following picture, I wanted to try to get a picture of a Goldfish sushi roll. But one problem: I don’t actually know how to roll a maki roll and didn’t have any sushi rice made to make the […]