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NY Times potluck recipe collection, AND I’M IN IT NY Times potluck recipe collection, AND I’M IN IT

  Hey guys, big news today. My Top Secret Seasonal Salad recipe was chosen as one of the 20 top recipes for potluck dishes by New York Times and food52 editors, Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs. Woooohhooooo! In October 2008, only 4 months after I started writing this blog, I posted a recipe for Top Secret […]

Food photography: Rugelach, now and then Food photography: Rugelach, now and then

Back in January 2009 I posted a recipe for Rugelach, my favorite cookie! I still cannot understand how cream cheese, that brick of gooey, plastic-y cheese I do not like eating turns cheesecakes and cookies into sublime desserts I adore… But, anyway, this post is about photography. Those were the photos I took back then:

Honey vanilla pound cake Honey vanilla pound cake

Hey, you have noticed it’s been a while since I’ve posted a cake, right?! I’m really truly sorry about that. Cake means a lot to me. Cake is family and a home. I hope that by now it means a little to you too. If not a lot. Maybe it’s time to bring the cake […]

Sweet stuff Sweet stuff

So what did I bake in the past year? There were lots of cakes and cookies but for you I’ve posted only the best ones! Note the photography. I think I got better this year and soon I will share with you more Food photography posts and what I learned…. Meanwhile, I have found 2 […]

Everyone is doing it and so am I Everyone is doing it and so am I

You know… lists with favorite recipes from the year 2009. I thought I won’t, but I surrender… Here are my favorite savory recipes from last year. Notice the quality of the food photography. I think I got a little better this year. Sweet recipe summary will come soon, in case you wondered, or was worried… […]

Food photography: How to choose a camera - SLR versus compact Food photography: How to choose a camera - SLR versus compact

This is a guest post by Simone. Simone is a professional photographer who wants to become a food photographer. She has culinary customers but she still photographs weddings, portraits, product etc. She gives food photography workshops for beginners and food bloggers in Holland, where she lives. She says “That is great fun and people are […]

Food photography: Penny de Los Santos, workshop with Food photography: Penny de Los Santos, workshop with

Gorgeous, luscious, creamy and light Trophy cupcakes, in bite size – dangerously good – were served at today’s food photography workshop. I still feel “high” after participating in this workshop with food photographer Penny De Los Santos (her web site: www.pennydelossantos.com, her blog, and @pennydelosantos on Twitter.) The workshop was organized by Viv, a.k.a Seattle […]

Food photography: Shooting the pumpkin dessert Food photography: Shooting the pumpkin dessert

In this post I’d like to share with you how I’m learning to work out the light when I take photos. I usually shoot in my kitchen where I have a big window but the walls are painted green – which is lovely but not necessarily a good thing for shooting food – during the […]

Food photography: Lisa is Cooking Food photography: Lisa is Cooking

This is a guest post by Lisa from the blog Lisa is Cooking. She has wonderful recipes and we tweet sometimes on Twitter so I asked her to write something for us and share her behind the scene learning experience and tips. It’s about the learning curve, right?! * * * I confess to knowing […]

Food photography: useful links Food photography: useful links

Every now and then I run into a blog post with helpful tips abut food photography. Unfortunately, I don’t always have time to read them, so I thought it’ll be a good idea to compile them in one place and when I have a moment There will be this one place where I can quickly […]

Food photography: I can see/using reflectors Food photography: I can see/using reflectors

Last February, still using a point and shoot camera, I decided it was time to learn a thing or two about food photography. I never planned that photography will become a hobby but I enjoyed blogging and taking photos more and more. So, I signed up for a photography group class and then scheduled a […]

Food photography: apple pie Food photography: apple pie

It was about 4:30 PM on a gray and rainy day. Very rainy. But there was light! Daylight. A gray-bluish one. A perfect day to make pie that turned into a day without electricity for a few hours, then trying to shoot the pie quickly while there is still daylight – yep, it was still […]

Food photography: What is “food porn”? and more about lenses Food photography: What is “food porn”? and more about lenses

Have you ever heard the term “Food porn”? I bump into these words every now and then. I find it in places where people write, talk, shoot, or appear on TV and the subject is, of course, food, but mostly when it comes to food photography. Food bloggers are especially happy and proud of their […]

Food Photography Class: Learning About a Lens Food Photography Class: Learning About a Lens

There’s this guy, Matt, who write this blog named Wrightfood which I like to read (and am subscribed to). Besides writing really great posts about food he also takes amazing photos! He also seems like a very nice guy who shares from his experience in food photography on his blog (click here and here). So […]

Food Photography Class: Part 1 Food Photography Class: Part 1

Today was a fun day.I have finally had the chance to get a photography lesson from Erik. And what tops a photography lesson by a great, and super nice, photographer who comes to your own home for a private class? Not a whole lot. (If you are interested in some classes for yourself, or having […]