From the category archives:

Drinks

Summer Sangria

by Matt on August 17, 2014

Dear Sangria, hey sorry about going so Rosé-crazy that I forgot all about you. I’ll fix that. Starting today. You see, some friends are coming over and you’ll be perfect to have around. Chilled wine, the best of summer fruit, some mint or basil from the garden… DONE! I might even need to have you [...]

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TGIF. Cocktail time!

by Matt on July 25, 2014

We photographed a series of delicious bubbly cocktails for Chandon, and since it’s Friday I figured we should have a toast, right? Visit their website to grab the recipes, they’re all super summery! Have a fantastic weekend, peeps!

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Winter Citrus, Revisited. Again.

by Matt on January 17, 2013

There’s really not much left I can say about citrus. Particularly, how I feel about citrus. I’ve talked about it for years via my annual citrus round-up, and if I had my way I’d probably write a whole damn cookbook on citrus fruit. I totally would. I think I’ve run out of words to describe [...]

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Saeco Review + Easy Tiramisu!

by Matt on December 11, 2012

The email landed in my box asking if I wanted to try the Phillips Saeco Syntia, a fully automatic espresso machine from Philips. I don’t even want to tell you the number of automatic espresso machines that have lived on my counter over the past twenty years, some good, some not so good. What begins [...]

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The following is a post inspired by Häagen-Dazs® ice cream, encouraging life’s little luxuries. It’s about taking a step back and enjoying all that’s important and delicious in life. When I began writing about this topic, I thought it’d be easy. I was going to start by saying that even though the vacation is months [...]

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Winter Citrus, Revisited

by Matt on January 5, 2012

This is a story about winter citrus. More specifically, it’s a story about finding a day to play in a photo studio, complete with beautiful props and gorgeous styling. It’s a story dedicated to free form (there are no recipes here!), to abundant light, to taking it slow and easy during the new year, but [...]

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Banoffee Pie Madness

by Matt on October 18, 2011

  One of the best things of being a food photographer is the access to new tastes, flavors and recipes. Because 100% of what we do at our studio is actually edible, you’ll find me on set most days asking this series of questions to Adam, my food stylist partner:   a)     I’ve got the [...]

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Adam’s Scary Apples

by Matt on October 5, 2011

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Tea in Seoul

by Matt on August 10, 2011

We couldn’t have picked a better day to immerse ourselves in Korean tea shops than a day filled with brisk temperatures and a slight chilly rain. It made our check ins of tea houses much more cozy even though we were on a seriously ambitious mission to sip and sit in a combination of traditional [...]

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Food Blog Camp 2011 in Mexico

by Matt on January 12, 2011

Well hello there! We just got back from a week at Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Mexico where we we attended and instructed at the 2nd Annual Food Blog Camp. To say it was a marvelous experience would be an understatement; it was heavenly! We enjoyed the company of our blogging family and met many [...]

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