Ethiopian Lentil Stew from Post Punk Kitchen, first toasting the spices-
grinding the spices-
toasting & grinding your own spices, fills your home with the most amazing aroma-
yummy finished stew of spices, lentils, peas, tomatoes & crusty bread-
a kind of bruschetta that I made with tomatoes, olives, onions, cashews and an eggplant that I smoked. I loved the flavor of smoked eggplant and never realized how easy it was until Bazu from Where's The Revolution showed us how
a banana split with cocoa fudge rice dream, cranberries & pistachio and Booboo thinking that it's all meant for her-
Here are the vegan cupcakes I made for a definitive non-vegan St.Patty's Day party- always the best way to show some serious meat-eaters that there are yummy, animal-free goodies-
basil chili vegetarian duck at a nearby thai place-
a tofu frittata made with vegan cheese, green peppers, mushroom alongside tempeh bacon and a mesclun salad with rasberries-
On the way to a shoot, right across from the studio is the interesting, but not sure that I love it...
Onto the studio...
Behind the scenes- hair & makeup...and in the right-hand corner, a little friend-
A few secrets for a successful photo shoot- good team, great lighting and extra hair for the models- real human hair...kind of creepy.
The photographer & his lovely dog, who does a great bunny imitation...
And as always, a big yawn- that's how the pups generally feel at a photo shoot- lots of sitting around and waiting....