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 […]Read More Spice yourself slim
A short food film that I shot at No.38 The Park in Cheltenham. The most incredible steak supper hosted by The Lucky Onion Club. Guest Chef Richard Turner from Hawksmoor London, Pitt Cue and Meatopia. Editing by Will Warr.Read More Steak out
There were no sloes. But there was still gin. We have several uneaten jars of last year’s marmalade. And a recipe from the W.I. for this stuff. Not sure how we’re going to last the six weeks it’s supposed to infuse. At the moment all we’re allowed…Read More Marmalade Gin
I had the pleasure of photographing a luxurious afternoon tea at Clifton’s Lahloo Pantry earlier this year. Only just picked up a copy of last month’s Crumbs Magazine (newer edition already out) which includes two delicious pictures from that shoo…Read More Crumbs! Just look at that afternoon tea.
On holiday in Brittany we foraged enough moules for a half decent starter. [Click image for full screen view.] A few too many barnacles for text-book presentation, but they don’t affect the taste. Shallot, white wine, parsley. Heat till they open….Read More A bit of mussel
Part of a set of pictures I took in France this summer. All featuring French people connected with French food. They are, after all, inseparable. (Click images for full screen view.) More of this collection is displayed on Behance.Read More France. Food. Life.
Just back from a wonderful couple of weeks in Brittany. Curiously, my holiday snaps seem to be dominated by one subject more than any other. These were all taken at French markets. Cancale, Dinard and St Malo. Exploring food stalls, buying, trying…Read More In the market for food photography
It was sitting in the sunshine, in a pot, on the kitchen windowsill. I had several million things I ought to be getting on with. But I had to get a camera and try to grab some of the neon glow. It’s called red basil. Everyone can see it’s not red.Read More red basil (that’s actually pink)
There have been three lemons sitting by themselves in a plain white fruit bowl on our plain white dining table for a couple of days now. There’s so much about them that appeals to me. The simplicity of the single colour. The pleasing nature of thr…Read More Three lemons
A truly British strawberry tea. I shot and edited this film in HD for Sweet Eve Strawberries. It was produced by Pam Lloyd PR. Food styling, props and vintage kitchen all provided by Silvana de Soissons. (HD version viewable on Vimeo)Read More Anyone for strawberries?