All posts tagged: Photography

Jam Splits with Vanilla Whipped ‘Cream’

I grew up with my mother always baking cakes, for both my sister and I to take to school  fetes and parties, and among those bakes were jam splits: welsh cakes with jam in the middle. The first batch of Welsh cakes that I made on Friday were quite thin, so I didn’t fancy messing around and cutting my welsh cakes open, to have them potentially crumble and break under my heavy hands. Instead, I decided to sandwich them with some vanilla whipped cream and fresh raspberries. I think its safe to say that it’s the best idea  I’ve had in a while. Although, it doesn’t take much persuading on my part to add whipped coconut cream to food and drinks. I just love the stuff. If you have made my welsh cakes already then this recipe will be even easier for you to create. Ingredients 2 Welsh Cakes Raspberries Coconut Whipped Cream 1 tsp Coconut Oil 1 tbsp Sweetener 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Directions Take some coconut cream or coconut milk and using an electric whisk, beat the …

What’s In My Camera Bag?

I often get messaged on Instagram and asked what I use to take photos of my food for Instagram and my blog, so I thought I’d share with you, what’s in my camera bag . Up until 2 months ago it was my Ipad, which produced some nice results, when edited with a few of the best editing apps I have found. My favourite apps to edit photos are: Snapseed VSCO Photoshop Touch Snapseed is my favourite, I think it’s free and it’s the best app I have used. It allows you to edit photos as you would with the Photoshop software. However, I don’t get along with Photoshop on my computer, so I use snapseed to edit all my photos. I sharpen and adjust contrast, shadows and sometimes the brightness with snapseed and depending on whether I have tried to be creative with my photos, I use the brush tool to darken the background of my photos and vignette too. Then I head on over to VSCO and crop, sharpen a bit more and sometimes add a filter or two. …