Iron Chef Shellie

Food Photography Workshop – King Valley


In Victoria’s north, King Valley is a place that feeds and nurtures the soul. It is a place of lush green acres, vine filled hills, lovely locals and a place to really let your mind unwind, relax and be inspired around every corner.  It’s no wonder it was the first location for the Food Photography […]

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Lemon Poppyseed Cupcakes

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Last Monday, Ewen Bell, Ian Rolfe and myself ran a food styling and food photography workshop, with help from our friends at C.R.Kennedy. It was a little workshop taster for 17 lucky people, who managed to secure a slot in the extremely popular event! I’ll share more on the event in another post, but I just […]

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Food Photography Workshops

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Join professional photographer, travel photography specialist and all around nice guy, Ewen Bell, and myself for: ✓ 4 indulgent days away in either Victoria or Tasmania ✓ Food styling & lighting ideas ✓ Basic techniques, creative shortcuts, processing techniques, folio production and editorial angles for travel, food & wine ✓ Food cooked by yours truly (yes me!) ✓ Meet […]

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Cinnamon rolls. Kanelbullar. Kanelbulle. After seeing many #kanelbulle-grams from Ewen, when he was swanning around in Scandinavia; I knew I HAD to make them..and well, quite frankly; it was easier, and cheaper than jumping on the next flight over to stuff my face with all the kanelbulle I could find.  Long weekends are made for overachieving. Whilst […]

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Current Obsessions ♥ February 2014

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When it rains it pours. I’ve been bogged down with freelance work, creating things in the kitchen and surviving on minimal sleep. Life has been grand! Lots of up and downs; things to look forward to, and something things not to.  Let’s see what February has in store for us all >> SOBA NOODLES ♥ […]

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Current Obsessions ♥ January 2014

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Photo Credit: Ewen Bell (as part of the Shellie Belly Jelly collaboration)  >> LIMES ♥ I’ve always had a thing for limes, but after squeezing the absolute guts out of them when working with Ewen just before Christmas, I noticed a different kind of beauty in them. I love putting a squeezed lime half into a […]

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Merry Christmas {with a bonus gift!}

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Photography & food styling by the amazingly talented, and all around nice guy Ewen Bell. Culinary execution by the over-achieving, non-sleeping me.  Merry Christmas from Ewen Bell & Iron Chef Shellie! Twas the day before Christmas Eve When all through the house Two crazy people were stirring Four pots of jelly that all tasted grouse […]

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‘A Touch of…’ at Bursaria

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What better way to end my birthday weekend than with a gorgeous high tea at Bursaria, at Abbotsford Convent. Having never been to Abbotsford Convent or the Collingwood Children’s Farm, I was blow away at how gorgeous it was behind the fence. With a bustling market place, perfect weather, it just seems like a world all […]

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Pedal To Produce Milawa

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It’s something I’d only imagine I’d do….. hop on a bicycle, and pedal around a gourmet town. Hopping on and off whilst sampling the deliciousness each producer had to offer. So when I was actually offered to do this, there was no hesitation to say yes. The destination; Milawa. Tweet

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{Black & White Wednesday} Tower of Baguettes

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It’s time for Black & White Wednesday. This was a tempting tower of baguettes from Foxey’s Hangout, down at the Mornington Peninsula region. ——————————————————— Tweet

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