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Editorial

Auckland – City of Sails

By On 6 August 2018

We loved exploring and photographing Auckland [New Zealand] for Voyeur/Virgin Australia’s in-flight magazine. You can read the article on-line here. We love the fact that Auckland is so accessible, it is big enough to make it feel like…

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I’d rather eat Pie

By On 5 June 2018

Pie is my favourite. Chicken leek, braised beef, rhubarb and apple and lemon meringue pie – so I was especially excited to shoot a pie feature for Nadia magazine.[June /July 2018] I do make my own pastry when…

Editorial / recipe

Weekend mushrooms

By On 13 April 2018

Weekends are for easy but delicious meals. I photographed this easy recipe for Nadia magazine. Turkish flatbread with mushrooms, mozzarella, chilli, hummus, garlic and red onion, it will only take 30 minutes to make. Simply brush the flatbreads…

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Mahurangi Oysters

By On 8 November 2017

Andrew and Lisa Hay welcomed us on their Shuckle Ferry, where we documented the harvesting of their Pacific oysters in the inter-tidal zones of the Mahurangi River. It was a beautiful sunny day and the low tide allowed…

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Globe Artichokes

By On 10 September 2017

I learned “how to globe artichoke” while shooting an article for the latest TASTE magazine. I was always a little intimidated by this archaic looking thistle. We actually eat the unopened flower bud before it comes into bloom,…

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Lemon balm citrus tea

By On 8 August 2017

One of my favourite commissions is called Backyard Abundance for Nadia magazine. Each article features a food and fun craft  idea with ‘in season’ produce. We used herbs in our latest article and Tracey  experimented with flower, citrus…

Editorial / photo essay

Colourful Stir-fries

By On 26 June 2017

I just loved shooting and styling this stir-fry feature for Nadia magazine June/July 2017. Recipes included Beef and beet stir-fry with greens, Chicken, bacon and brussels sprout stir-fry, Pork and fresh pineapple stir-fry with cashew and coconut dressing,…

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Feijoa

By On 24 May 2017

Autumn’s little egg shaped gifts of Feijoa are what I’m eating just about everyday. Originally from South Brazil, this aromatic fruit is available mid March to early June. Im lucky enough to have a tree in my garden…

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Walnut tapenade

By On 3 May 2017

I can eat nuts on and in everything- salads, meat, chocolate, porridge and ice cream! Walnuts and Macadamias are delicious eaten fresh, but this walnut tapenade is so good, I had to share it. Read the whole article…

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Holiday lunches

By On 16 December 2016

The December holiday is my favourite, I just love Christmas, Summer and the festive food and mood. The last thing I want to do is get stuck in the kitchen making complicated lunches. School day lunches are very…

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Tamarillo

By On 25 November 2016

Here are some images from an editorial shoot I did in Kati Kati [New Zealand] at an amazing farm where they grow Tamarillo’s. They are from the same family as the tomato and are also known as the ‘tree tomato’….

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