Cross Fire Cooking…

I meet the most wonderful people in Dorset – Introducing Matt Cross – from Cross Fire Cooking. For more on Matt go to – Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Crossfirecooking And of course – Check out Matt on Instagram too…. https://www.instagram.com/crossfirecooking/?hl=en  

It’s all about lighting – Godox AD200 Strobes Vs Godox VL150 LED

Head to Head Godox AD200 Strobes Vs Godox VL150 LED Those nice folk at Lencarta sent me a Godox VL150 to try out – I put it up head-to-head with the AD200 strobes – Simple Hey? This is how it went… This is the Viper Gin – shot with the VL150 and a softbox… This is the Viper Gin – shot with the AD200 and some diffusion fabric… Thanks to Lencarta for sending me this gear to test – although this is an affiliate review – I’ve given you my honest review and the images speak for themselves. IMHO. 🙂 …

Organic Farming…. from Hollis Mead Organic Dairy

A great article in this months Dorset Magazine – covering the work at Hollis Mead Dairy. THEN for a little extra Oliver and Jake at www.PastorePasta.co.uk came up with these recipes for the readers too… For more information: www.dorsetmagazine.co.uk to subscribe and get a hard copy of this months article. www.hollismeadorganicdairy.co.uk  Fresh Organic Pasteurised Milk Delivered Daily to a Vending Machine Near You. www.PastorePasta.co.uk authentic Italian street food, exclusively British ingredients

Private Chef Paul Gallagher – “It’s not so much chicken or vege, on his flights when it comes to food in the sky!”

Private Chef Paul Gallagher – “It’s not so much chicken or vege, on his flights when it comes to food in the sky!” Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! Check them out at: The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com Then the Foodie Bit – An interview with Chef Paul Gallagher. More from Paul on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/paulgallagher_uk/ – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk  Insta @richardbudd Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

Shooting food and drink photography for magazines…

It’s not rock’n’roll but we like it! As the saying goes. It’s great working with local, national and international magazines – supporting our food and drink clients with promotional imagery for articles. There are a few options here. Cutouts: 100% floating on a cutout background. — White-Outs: These are normally shot on a reflective base (floor) and therefore show a little reflection (known as “wet floor” in the industry. — Or more “Lifestyle” which could include a background, props, action, people, pets – these tend to be more relaxed, wine bottle corks on the table, flour on the kitchen worktop. — …

Shooting Wild Arbor and some top class desserts from Suzu….

It was a pleasure to be included on this development project with Suzu, from www.gourmetglow.co.uk A bit about Suzu – Qualified Chef. Founder of Gourmetglow. Recipe Writer, Development Chef. Renowned for unique flavour combinations 🥑 www.instagram.com/gourmetglow Tasked with a newly discovered bottle of Wild Arbour – Suzu set to work creating these outstanding treats! Very generously Suzu has shared her recipes with us all. Give it a go – take a snap and make sure to tagg us all – we’d love to see if you can make this at home following the method below. BUT above all – please enjoy …

David Smith from Darkbear Bar – “Judge me by my daiquiri!” – Food & Drink Talk

David Smith from Darkbar Bar – “Judge me by my daiquiri!” – Food & Drink Talk Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! Check them out at: The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com More from David and Lloyd www.darkbear.co.uk – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk  Insta @richardbudd Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

RUM O’Clock! – Food & Drink – LIVE ZOOM TALK

RUM O’Clock! – Food & Drink – LIVE ZOOM TALK Peter Holland -Sugarcane Spirits Educator and Consultant. More from Peter at – www.thefloatingrumshack.com Instagram @thefloatingrumshack – Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

Chocolate 3 WAYS!

Chocolate 3 WAYS! – Food & Drink – ZOOM TALK With Chef Christian Ørner and  Chocolate Maker Nettie from the Craft House Chocolate Shop Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! Check them out at: The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com Christian – www.salt-co.co.uk  @salt_co_chef Nettie – www.crafthousechocolate.com Insta @crafthousechocolate – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

Today’s Food&Drink Zoom Talk is with Chef DAN ANDREE from the Beach House Oxwich

Today’s Food&Drink Zoom Talk is with Chef DAN ANDREE from the Beach House Oxwich I’d love to introduce the night in the established way – THE LOCKDOWN BAND The Restaurant – https://beachhouseoxwich.co.uk/ The Band – https://lockdownsongs.blogspot.com/ IOShen – www.ioshen.co.uk — Richard Budd is at www.RichardBudd.co.uk Food & Drink Photography – www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk Dan shares his dish… Elder flower champagne 900g caster sugar 9 large heads of elderflower 2 lemons (juiced & zested) 3g champagne yeast 4tbs white wine vinegar   Method: dissolve sugar with 2liters of hot water once dissolved add 3 litres of cold water, cleaned and strip elderflower florets and …