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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Coconut Chilli

Spent a wonderful day photographing this set of four Indian dishes from Bristol’s enterprising new food company, Coconut Chilli. Navina Bartlett aims to give the world of ready-meals a well needed kick in the pants with this little menu. She is already supplying office workers in Bristol with individual potfuls of these recipes, and she […]

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Norfolk samphire

Samphire with eggy bread. A combination devised and devoured by the Wicks family on holiday in Norfolk last week. The salt marshes of the north (very flat) Norfolk coast are currently home to about ten zillion acres of marsh samphire. You can buy little bags of it from tiny stalls in just about every village […]

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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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