Even with a British background, I hadn’t tried a Bakewell Tart. With a sweet shortcrust, sticky jam and a classic almond frangipane, it sounded delicious and seemed easy enough to try. The only question left was which jam flavour to layer beneath the frangipane. Almonds are the main inspiration in the tart, so I wanted...
Dayna McIsaac, Food Stylist, Recipe Developer, Food Writer
When I began blogging about food, I thought I was going to recall memories, be opinionated where food should come from and, hopefully, write a few decent recipes down along the way.
I was not at all planning on enjoying the outcome of my photos rather than my dishes. Don't get me wrong, everything I shot, I made and usually ate or fed to company shortly there after. Recipes still had to work well and be tasty but I found myself stirring in the key ingredients imagining how I might style the finished plate of food.
Food is meant to look good. It's natural for it to be appealing for us in order to know when things are most ripe and at their tastiest, so why not photograph it from a great angle with a matching napkin?
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