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Shooting in Kuala Lumpur

Eating on the street corner sat on plastic seats at a plastic table. Washing down rice cooked in coconut milk, grilled marinated chicken basted with a spiced coconut milk gravy and satay made from marinated beef and chicken pieces skewered with wooden sticks and cooked on a charcoal grill, and…
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Celebrity Cruises food from Taste of London
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Taste for Travel

Bringing food, travel and wine together with Celebrity Cruises at Taste of London. This year’s Taste of London event has been blessed with some uncharacteristic blue sky and gorgeous sunshine – through the smoke from nearby chargrills and laughter from a beer tent, the huge Celebrity Cruises space looked resplendent with…
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Celebrity Cruises Event
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At Home With Celebrity Cruises

Last week the lovely people at Celebrity Cruises invited me to savor the joyful Creole cooking of Vanessa Bolosier. The reason for the event was twofold: to preview the new brand film shot in the Caribbean called ‘A Different View’ and to also launch the ‘At Home with Chef Nicole’ shore excursion –…
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Highclere Downton Abbey Movie
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Highclere Castle

The gracious Countess of Carnarvon and good people at Preface Publishing recently invited me to shoot the food at Highclere Castle (the house where Downton Abbey was filmed) for a new cook book: At Home at Highclere: Stories and Menus from The Real Downton Abbey. The publication showcases recipes as it…
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Terroir Toronto

I am just making my way back to the UK after a few days in both Toronto and New York. I was invited to the Art Gallery of Ontario to present a talk on restaurant photography at a symposium called Terroir. I have done a bunch of talks before, at…
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Food Photography in Dubai

Recently my travels have taken me to Dubai to shoot food for Spinneys Food Magazine for the lovely people at John Brown Media. I spent two days shooting some really beautiful food, including wedding cake alternatives and some really lovely restaurant food at Taste Kitchen and Hakkasan Dubai. The first…
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Stella West Harling
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Stella West-Harling

Stella West-Harling is an amazing woman. Stella West-Harling was one of the pioneers of organic cooking, running one of Britain’s first organic restaurants in Oxford during the 1980s and she now runs the world class Ashburton Cookery School in Devon, which won the People’s Choice award last year at the…
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