I don’t usually talk about “photography” on the Teenie Cakes journal and used to save that for my photography blog (which is not live right now). There are many shoots that are not shared unless they’re related to a specific recipe. So now I’m asking myself, “but why not ?” This is a photography journal that has always centered around food and recipes. Just recently I’ve added the edible garden section because it’s such a big part of my life and love right now…and it fits and…it makes sense.
This is part of my “edible garden” category on the Teenie Cakes photography journal. A few captures from last year’s harvest that I never shared and these images never saw the light of day again after they were downloaded. Some thoughts and photographer notes…
Considering how much I love fruit crisps, I don’t make them nearly enough. Aren’t they a distant cousin of pies without a crust? I’ve made some delicious crisps in the past and with some, just didn’t think it could get any better…that is until I met this strawberry and apricot crisp with pine-nut crumble. It has to be, hands down, the best crisp I have ever tasted -and- made.
A fondness for guava and the recent find of some guava jam has me conjuring up sweet treats. From what I’ve read, traditional guava pastries or pasteles/pastelitos de guayaba uses guava paste. I’m using guava jam for these pastries wrapped in flaky and buttery puff pastry. It’s South American flavors meets French buttery pastry…