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FLEUR SPICED STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES by Hey Modest Marce

April 17, 2016

    You are probably asking "what is fleur spiced shortcakes!?". Well i will TELL you! It is a flower filled spice blend of pink pepper, hibiscus, lavender & rose. It is probably one of the most unique spice blends i have worked with thus far. While it can be used in both sweet + savory dishes, i saw strawberries was one of the recommended fruits & i knew i had to do strawberry shortcakes. I decided to do the classic biscuit style strawberry shortcakes that are portioned individually, because biscuits. The flakey, buttery biscuit & the sweet whipped cream compliment the fleur spiced strawberries perfectly. I used Curio Spice Co's Fleur Spice from Boston General Store. Using a mortar &... Continue Reading →

Food Photography + Styling Workshop

March 21, 2016

Join the talented ladies behind blogs Bread + Barrow and Betty Liu for an immersive 4-day food photography and styling retreat in gorgeous, iconic Martha’s Vineyard, this May. Workshop attendees will spend four nights in a beautifully renovated 19th century Victorian beach house and dive into photography from the onset. There will be picnics by the beach, a visit to an oyster farm, lessons on how to shuck, and a chance to try your hand at quahogging. Participants will learn to tell a story of food - from the sea to our hands and onto the table. Then you'll indulge on some of the freshest seafood these waters have to offer and take beautiful, authentic photos for documentation. Some of the topics that will... Continue Reading →

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