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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Good enough to eat!


All food is photographed by me, at the time of preparation, or just as the food is ready to be dished out. I should spend more time making my pictures look as good as something from a magazine cover, but I rationalize that magazines, like the pictures in this Sunset issue, are set up and produced by professional stylists, people with years and years of experience.

Me? I'm just a home cook.

Since I had just a few kolhabi baby roots, and just two baby cabbages, too few for a regular meal, I improvised an appetizer with them. Sunset Magazine inspired!

This is how I prepared the vegetables:

I parboiled and chilled the cabbages. Cooked the kohlrabi until soft; then, I peeled, sliced, chilled and served them on cabbage leaves, surrounded by slices of havarti cheese and drizzles of aioli.

Delicious!

5 comments:

  1. I love your creativity both with photography and with cooking.

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  2. I would love to come to your house and and cook with you. You have so many things I've never tried and they all sound delicious.

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  3. Your pictures are wonderful, Rosaria, and the food looks so delicious! Having worked for magazines, I have to tell you that the food therein is not always what it seems as not all real ingredients photograph well or can withstand the lighting. I prefer your real and natural food photos!

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  4. The meal sound so fresh and tasty, the pro picture people have a lot of special equipment most of us bloggers dont have, so they kinda cheat :)
    Take care..

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