By now I am away from my computer and probably crying a bit because that’s rare and much needed. Yes, friends, I am on a blog break! After a very productive (read: fucking crazy busy!) summer, I finally took some time to recharge. The bags under my eyes are fit for picking apples at this point, so yah, chill time was overdue.
Feel free to peruse around my Instagram feed where I’ll be posting some photos from wherever it is that I am.
See you in a few weeks!
PS. The photo above is for Roasted Artichokes with Miso Jalapeño Aioli that I made for Molly from Almost Makes Perfect, make sure to check her blog for when she posts it!
Hey yo. I have a little surprise for you! Today a few awesome fellow foodies and myself have launched a new site called Baked which is entirely devoted to food photography and – as the name says it – lots of sweet pieces of baked art!
For my first contribution to the site, I create this moist and deliciously-crumbly Greek Yoghurt Cake with Orange Blossom Cake. It’s an ode to the end of summer! (and it’s super easy to make).
I am seriously thrilled to be part of this new project along with some MEGA big foodie guns.
What ya waiting for? This cake is not gonna make itself, so go get baked!
Styling and Photos: Artful Desperado
This week I’ll share a few things from recent work. Today is all about flavoured water. I don’t have an issue drinking natural water, but hey, if you can turn a mundane thing into a gourmet experience, why not?!
The photos above are for a project of natural-flavoured water that will help you stay hydrated and will also look beautiful by your desk. There are some unexpected combos like cilantro, lemon, and frozen grapes, but there are also a couple classics like apple cinnamon and peaches with mint. You can get all the recipes over at LUVO’s Fresh Blog
This post is going to be figgin’ delicious! HA! Get it?….ahem. As you probably have seen in your various social feeds, figs are in full force right now, popping out everywhere, from shakes to pies and upside down cakes. I don’t know what it is about them that just makes us instantly drool – they look like the fruit of the gods no? (along with pomegranate and grapes!). They are oh so romantic…hence the moody photos.
So anyways, while browsing through one of my favourite food mags (read: Bon Appétit) I found this recipe to make a bostock, which is basically a super charged french toast – actually it’s better than french toast! The original french bostock recipe is loaded with almonds, but for this twist, I added some pistachios which makes it a bit more mediterranean.
Perhaps you can even add a scoop of greek yogurt on top or froyo! Now that’s a healthy breakfast to get your day started! (why you look at me like that?!).
Get the full recipe after the jump
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We all know some greens are better than others, so Luvo created this guide to good greens with photos taken by yours truly. Hop over to the blog to get all the wisdom.
PS. I must say, I kinda love taking portraits of leafy greens!