decorating cupcakes sunday afternoon

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lollies: Australian for candy and sweets I brought very few books with me to Australia, maybe 2-3*. One of those books was Plate to Pixel by Helene du Jardin. I’ve always been attracted to her food styling which is crucial to her beautiful resulting photographs. I bought the book a few years ago and keep going back … Continue reading

Saturday Morning Links

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Today on Saturday Morning Links, it’s all about food :) yum yum yum! 1. Benoit Levac is my favorite local food photographer (would be a dream to learn from him) and only he can make oysters look THIS good! 2. Last week, I stumbled upon The Foodie Collective (again, local here in Montreal). Love their idea … Continue reading

raw meat shoot 1

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A little over a month ago I was contacted to style & shoot raw meat of all sorts for a delicatessen in Montreal looking to revamp its image. That’s all I can say about the project for now, but after some back and forth with the woman who is basically artistically directing (her family owns … Continue reading

summer eats

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Summer isn’t summer without barbecued chicken, cucumber & tomato salads, lemon-flavoured dips, lobster, berrie parfaits…I didn’t capture it all (la gourmandise usually took over), but here are some places I went to recently…and highly recommend! xo, Dina * * * { Olive + Gourmando } { Caramelized onions and goat cheese served with housemade ketchup } { … Continue reading

the evening we cooked with aran goyaoga

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Finally found the time to post the photos of an intimate and delicious evening cooking side-by-side with Aran Goyaoga. Growing up in a world of flour, butter and sugar, in a family of bakers from the Basque Country, she is now a freelance food writer, photographer and stylist living in Florida. Aran was extremely sweet … Continue reading

Small Plates and Sweet Treats FoodLab on Sunday

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I personally feel like 2013 will be about learning, trying new things and getting out of our comfort zone. Having said that short, simple statement (no need to blab on right :), I want to share an amazing food event I’m going to this Sunday, January 20th. It’s a lovely afternoon of cooking, eating and … Continue reading