Category Archives: Food photo


Now when we do go out to dine, the restaurants do sometimes provide small plates of food to start off the meals – what we call starters. This is supposed to whet the appetite and prepare you for the food to come. Recently I had been looking into new serving plates and dishes to enhance the effect of the food I photograph. As I had bought a few of these, I decided to serve some starters to enhance my family’s enjoyment of the meal I cook for them. Continue reading Starters

Valentine’s Day Meal

As this Valentine’s day fell on a Tuesday (my normal day to cook) and is during school half-term, I was able to put in some extra time and effort to prepare the meal, just to make it extra special for my wife. I decided that I would prepare 5 dishes for the meal. Continue reading Valentine’s Day Meal

Salted Egg Yolk Cookies (with a twist)

I have always been fond of cookies since a very young age. I often reminisce about the cookie that my grandmother’s friend had made and given to her, which she had saved just for me; as you can tell, it was an experience that I will never forget. It was the nicest, loveliest cookie I had ever tasted – and is the yard stick by which other cookies are measured against. None have ever quite lived up to that standard or taste, although the French Galettes came close. But recently one of wife’s colleagues baked and gave us some cookies for Chinese New Year which brought back memories of that cookie I had eaten so many years ago. I knew we had to get that recipe. Continue reading Salted Egg Yolk Cookies (with a twist)

Bak Kwa

One of the foods which my daughters love to eat which we can’t get in England is Bak Kwa, which is a Chinese salty-sweet dried meat which can be bought in countries such as Singapore and Malaysia. For Chinese New Year this year, my wife decided to make this for my daughters, as a special treat for the occasion. I also managed to convince her to make this for the church CNY celebration as well. Continue reading Bak Kwa