What I’ve Been Working On

The Luminous Kitchen || Jo Anderson

I take food photos almost every day, but not everything makes it onto my blog because I do a lot of client work that I can’t always share for confidentiality reasons. Sometimes however I just create food photos because I absolutely love it. I love deciding on a mood and feel and taking a background…

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Easy Harissa Veggie Bowl

Harissa Veggie Bowl || The Luminous Kitchen

So Corey and I may have eaten this harissa veggie bowl 8 nights in a row. Its that good. We have been eating more vegetarian meals lately and we seriously need to expand our repertoire so when I can’t think of what to make I revert to this. In fact I have the veggies in…

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Propping on a budget

how to buy props on a budget

  I love using props in my photos to help tell the story of the food and prop shopping ( or propping as I like to call it) is one of my favorite things to do. You never know where you might pick up a treasure when your eyes are trained to look for them….

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Pickled Cucumbers | The Luminous Kitchen

I’ll admit I was super skeptical when Corey started slicing up a mountain of red onions. “You’re making what?” Well it turns out pickles of any form are so easy to make yourself. With a basic pickling recipe you can pickle just about anything from radishes to onions to cucumbers. We stopped there, but I’m…

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Creamy Oatmeal Smoothie

Creamy Oatmeal Smoothie || The Luminous Kitchen

You may have seen on my insta account that I have started a little thing called the breakfast project. Being a new mumma (more on that soon) by the time I’ve finished breastfeeding Marley in the morning I am starving and breakfast has been a piece of toasted, devoid of any goodness, eaten one handed…

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