Spice yourself slim

Kalpna Woolf launched her new book – Spice Yourself Slim – at a reception in Bristol on Thursday evening. A large crowd of foodie supporters squeezed into the poolside terrace room at Lido in Clifton. The speeches were generous (and brief), the nibbles (rustled by Freddy Bird and team) were delightful, and dozens of copies of the book were snapped […]

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Ice… Bucket… Action…

I know we’ve all seen heaps of these already. You don’t have to watch it if you don’t want to. But it had to be done, so we shot it in the style of a recipe video… With apologies to Gordon Ramsey. You could donate to the Motor Neurone Disease Association if you like. That’s the […]

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sticky figgy fliers

First shot from a comprehensive set of food photography for Demuth’s Vegetarian Cookery School in Bath. Fresh figs roasted with cardamom and orange. The pictures are destined for the new Vegetarian Cookery School book to be published later this year. But this one has made an early appearance on a new set of fliers advertising […]

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Hot at Zero Degrees

Stunning weather in Bristol this weekend. We cooled down on Saturday evening with a brilliant alfresco supper at Zero Degrees. This was the goats’ cheese, roasted peppers, black olive and chilli pizza. Plus a huge jug of their own pale ale (brewed within paces of our table). The combination of warm sunshine, cool shade, wood-fired […]

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True Prue

I recently had the privilege of visiting the Cotswold home of Prue Leith. These photographs were commissioned for a feature about her kitchen in Crumbs Magazine.      Prue couldn’t have been more charming or hospitable. She and her sunny kitchen provided a very pleasant morning’s photography, and a rather lovely article in Crumbs.      […]

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Low light vs dazzling flavours

With flavours approaching the pyrotechnic in their brightness and variety, the latest Bristol supper club startled and delighted our tastebuds, but presented my camera skills with more of a challenge. The dining room at the The Milk Thistle cocktail bar was dark. Stylish, distinguished, candlelit and dark. The perfect backdrop for the fireworks on the […]

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