Archive for summer




Food photography workshop with Gentl & Hyers | Lummi Island, WA August 18-21, 2017

Workshop with Gentl & Hyers | Lummi Island 8/18-8/21 2017

Excited to return to Lummi Island with Gentl & Hyers this August 18-21. They will be teaching a photography workshop with a focus on reportage, food, still life and portraits. My friend Jim Henkens and I will be supporting them with our experience in food styling, photography and prop sourcing. The workshop will be hosted ...




Announcing a photography retreat in the French Basque Country

Days in Barrette | Cannelle et Vanille

This summer, I will be returning to my homeland and teaching a food styling and photography workshop in the French Basque Country, only a short drive away from where I grew up. I taught here last year and it was a really incredible experience to be in my surroundings with people from all over the ...






gluten-free puff pastry video for chefsteps

Gluten-free puff pastry | Cannelle et Vanille

Here is the final baking video for ChefSteps. The best of them all... Gluten-free puff pastry.I really how this recipe and visual cues turned out so I hope you will give it a try. The most versatile dough.Give it a try and let me know how it turned out for you.And follow ChefSteps on Twitter ...




chocolate and olive oil cake recipe video for chefsteps

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake | Cannelle et Vanille

Here is the second baking video I created for ChefSteps. Chocolate and olive oil cake. Super simple. The trick is in the whipping of the egg whites and the gentle melting of the chocolate.You can see the video on ChefSteps.Final video on Friday. Puff pastry!Video by Common Thread Creative.Photo by me.