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Sweet Summer Treats – Limoncello ice lolly recipe

As we are having such a lovely summer this year, I thought it was time to add another summer inspired dessert to my culinary repertoire 😊 This gorgeous grown-up ice lolly is based on an American ‘creamsicle’ a sublime mixture including fresh cream and Limoncello – yummy yum! The ingredients are indulgent, however I do believe in ‘a little of what you fancy’ –


Britain’s Best Home Cook – my ultimate chocolate pudding

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  (well other than BBHC’s Pippa!) After watching episode 5 of Britain’s Best Home Cook, I immediately starting rifling through my ‘baking box’, which is a large plastic container, stuffed to the gunnels with my baking goodies.  Alas, someone who shall remain nameless had nicked off with my dark chocolate stash! Not to be deterred, I sensibly put together a shopping


Britain’s Best Home Cook – my ultimate burger

I’ve been a Mary Berry fan ever since we had our Aga range cooker fitted.  As a thank you from Aga, we received Mary Berry’s Aga cookbook, which I still refer to today. I really like Mary’s no-nonsense approach and enjoy her style of presenting which is straightforward but kind.  So, when the new BBC production ‘Britain’s Best Home Cook’ was announced, I was


The Handmade Ice Cream Company

The Handmade Ice Cream Company is a family run business, based in Ulverston. They produce a delicious range of ice creams made with cream from their own herd of Jersey cows (Jerseys produce milk with a high fat content, so perfect for high quality ice-cream). The Handmade Ice Cream Company supply shops and wholesale, along with restaurants and cafes.


Calder Foods

Calder Foods are part of Creative Foods Europe, manufacturers of sandwich fillings, marinated and cooked meats, salads and sauces. Brief: Photograph a range of meal solutions that demonstrate how easy it is to create a delicious take-away meal with Calder Foods ‘love food’ range. The primary purpose of this shoot was to create a range of


Delicious Serving Suggestions for your Nanny McBrie

Nanny McBrie is a delicious creamy brie made from goat’s milk.  Its mild flavour makes it a versatile cheese, perfect for melting over roast vegetables or sweet caramelised onions.  Equally perfect to eat on it’s own, or just with a dab or chutney, or sliver of fresh pear…. Yum! Cheese & Chutney Sometimes less is more 😊 Raiding the fridge for your Nanny McBrie


Food Photography Studio close to Carlisle

Food photography on location is great when the environment is a contributing factor to the imagery. Think of a lovely summery picnic in the countryside, next to an old wooden style, surrounded by buttercups.  However, sometimes the location is chosen purely for practicality, not aesthetics.  This may be a spare office at the HQ of a business, or a very busy kitchen of a


Food Photography – IFC Europe new range of frozen shrimp products

My colleague Becca has been working on designing food packaging for a new eastern range, which is a range of frozen, oven ready shrimp products.  I’ve enjoyed seeing this progress.  Now the style has been largely agreed, I have been booked to photograph the product. A couple of weeks ago I received delivery of the produce – in a chiller box shipped from China!

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