Desserts, Photography

27 July – National Creme Brulee Day in USA

Celebrate today with a wonderful dessert. Crème brulee is also known as burnt cream, crema Catalana, and Trinity creme. The crème brûlée originally came from France. Literally, it is called burned cream. This dessert is also popular in Spain and Portugal and is made from egg yolk, cream and sugar. You can find my recipe here:… Continue reading 27 July – National Creme Brulee Day in USA

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Maine dish, Photography

Baked potatoes with yogurt

In the previews post I showed you how I took this photo in low light: Shooting in ow light. Imagine that I decided to cook in the afternoon and tried to make something with what I had in the fridge. I was surprised at the end, because my potatoes were very tasty and of course… Continue reading Baked potatoes with yogurt

Food photography tips, Photography

Tips for shooting low light food photography

Shooting in low-light is a challenge for all photographers. Late afternoons, rainy days, evenings or winter days are just a few situations when natural light is low. You could invest in artificial lights or flashes to deal with all this problems, but not all of us have money to spend on lighting studios. I have… Continue reading Tips for shooting low light food photography

Food photography tips, Maine dish, Photography

Taking photos of a risotto

When I start taking culinary photos I discovered that is not so easy to take great photos. Just because your food is not moving that doesn’t mean is easy to take photos of it. Takes time and practice to start taking decent culinary photos. When I did this amazing Risotto with mushrooms and cheese recipe… Continue reading Taking photos of a risotto

Photography, Sauce and jam

Red chili jam

During the time I start this cooking and photography blog I mad many recipes that I fell in love with them. Some were from cooking books or blogs, other just my own recipes with the ingredients I had in my kitchen.  This red chili peppers jam is one of them. I started from the basic… Continue reading Red chili jam

Photography, Useful

Book review – LOVE THY LEGUMES – SONALI SURATKAR

Being a person who has a healthy lifestyle, I was honored to write a review for Sonali’s book: “Love Thy Legumes”. I read it twice before writing this review, first as a person who loves great recipes and second as a person who has to write a review. It is the first time I am… Continue reading Book review – LOVE THY LEGUMES – SONALI SURATKAR