Sugar and Spice….

‘Tis the season for warm cinnamon buns & crunchy gingerbread. For piping hot chocolate & soft gooey toffee. For warm buttered toast & sweet sticky jams.

‘Tis the season to eat! And to be inspired by lots of yummy food photography – I imagine I’ll be posting quite a lot more of these images over the coming days! 🙂

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Gingerbread delights, via DancingThroughSunday.com.au

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Cinnamon buns, via culinarycoutureblog.com

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Nutella Hot Chocolate, via cafedelights.com

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Photo credit, unknown

4pm Sugar Hit

It’s that time in the afternoon again, when I’m staring vacantly at my laptop. I’ve definitely hit the wall.

It’s coming up to 4pm, the wind is lashing against the window panes, and my body is craving a sugary comforting treat.

You know the feeling.  Anything will do. A cookie, a piece of chocolate or a little scoop of frozen yoghurt.

Guess I shouldn’t be looking at these tasty photographic treats then, eh?

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Photo copyright, Edward Shaw

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Photo copyright, Jason Kindig

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Photo copyright, Michael Ray

Making some Dough

I love the smell of freshly baked bread. There’s nothing better than the warm aroma of a crusty loaf, soft & pillowy inside and fresh & crispy just out of the oven.

As luck would have it though, I’m gluten intolerant! Yes, woe is me. Despite wanting nothing more than a thick slice of toasty bread, drizzled in butter or sandwiching delicious bacon, pate or soft blue cheese, I’m left wanting and whining like a puppy at many a bakery window!

But why should that stop me from enjoying the visual beauty of bread in its many yummy varieties. From Mediterranean-influences sundried tomatoes, juicy black olives and salty anchovies, to fruity & nutty slices of toast, to herbilicious breads infused with rosemary, thyme and basil – there’s always a wonderful aroma from a loaf, cob or baguette to be enjoyed….

And some wonderful ‘loafography’ for us all to enjoy too!

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Photo copyright, Chris Isham

 

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Photo copyright, Greg Powers

 

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Photo copyright, Me 🙂

 

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Photo copyright, Gourmande in the Kitchen (and this one is gluten-free, hooray!)

 

Photo by Karen Tedesco

Photo copyright, Family Style Food

 

Have you got a favourite tasty doughy treat for your morning toast or lunchtime sandwich? Ping me some suggestions, particularly if they’re gluten-free! 🙂