4th January 2020 Everyone our way knows it as an aubergine grilled and served up with grated cheese and tomato purple tinge to its black skin – never known once grilled leaping to life in any greek dish and lipsmackingly wonderful on a summers day note though – best served with oil and herbs tastesContinue reading “Eggplant”

Color Red

A selection of stuff, taken by me during photography classes submitted for Cees Fun Foto Challenge Starting from the top, the Man Utd bee (1 and 2) – still buzzing around Old Trafford, Manchester as part of #Beeinthecity . next the tin soldier (3), an old tin box i kept cookies in. Red Bowl withContinue reading “Color Red”

Things with the letter C

In response to Starting off with a Colourful one, taken at a session of the photography group Basic Clicks – Six Colourful Carrots on Blue Canvas! here’s a couple of interesting Cutlery pieces – the first is of four forks against a wall,  – i liked the shadows created in this pic. Combination of ideasContinue reading “Things with the letter C”

The Art of a sandwich

Edible Some say it begins with a loaf of bread, nicely sliced – type – to your preference – two slices next – comes the spread – butter, margarine, salad cream or sandwich spread dedicated sandwich makers always go for the mayo when that’s been applied, on goes the salad, lettuce cucumber tomato If youContinue reading “The Art of a sandwich”


Sandwich Scouting out the kitchen cupboards armed with two ciabatta rolls navigating your way through the meat in the fridge dark red salami and piquant spiced ham await with tempting tomato and cool cucumber in reach in the salad drawer coming together with mayo in a heavenly combination

Fruit and Veg…and Odds and Ends

  Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford 17th February 2017 …Following last weeks close up food shots, we continued the theme with a heap of vegetables to produce some wonderful still life artwork.  The vegetables were set on a Square slate and against a marble backdrop No Auto today!  each picture was taken manually – withContinue reading “Fruit and Veg…and Odds and Ends”


Feast Take a crisp blue sky and a gentle breeze and add a little heat Sand or Sea is optional but a mat or blanket – essential Sandwiches – Tomato or Cucumber (or if you prefer) Ham or Beef prepare a little salad to serve on the plate beneath Lemonades a nice drink you mightContinue reading “Feast”

Over the Coals

several sausages sizzle in the Noonday Sun awaiting a bap Hamburgers announce readiness with aroma as the coals they glow Seasonings ? Brown or Red Little people line up in Anticipation and over the grill the most important question onions or pickles?—by-InkdropK


Oh Happy and Humble tomato! In your youth you joined the ranks of the horticultural army labouring on your leaves in the summer sun Rewards a plenty as the best recruits are picked for display in a culinary tattoo in a Salad or Pasta dish Numbers in your ranks depleted but new recruits appear ready forContinue reading “Formation”