I was recently asked to do some product photography for a local baker / cook who has been making awesome cheesecakes in any flavour you can imagine. I was lucky enough to get to sample a couple and I tried the Oreo cheesecake and the Malteser one. Although Oreo cookies are my all time favourite cookie, the Malteser cheesecake was the best, full of scrummy malty chocolately goodness. Here are just a couple of pics from the shoot (of the Oreo cheesecake), the rest are still to be edited.
Do they look good to you?! Scoffing the cheesecakes reminded me how unhealthy I have been recently. I have been away from home for almost two months and when I am away I eat out a lot or snack on convenience food, anything I can pick up as I go along. I’ve noticed that I have started to feel lethargic and not as spritely as I used to. Getting out of bed in the morning is more of a chore than it has ever been. I think part of the problem is sitting at the computer for so long editing photos. Last night in the hotel, in between editing pics of cheesecakes (!) I decided to try and find ways I can start to be more healthy and look after myself better than I have been. I looked at some juicer reviews and have decided that when I get home I will treat myself to a juicer. I’ve read a lot about juicing before and it really appeals to me as a way to get a quick and pretty much instant hit of fruit and veg without actually having to cook it. When I am at home, if I am not at the computer then I am normally way too tired to think about cooking. So yeah, juicing appeals in more ways than one. Looking at some recipes for juicing too made me realise that I can include things I wouldn’t normally eat – such as beetroot. A lot of the recipes have ginger in – good for digestion I think? – but I am not keen on ginger so will just experiment with different combos. Do any of you juice? Can you recommend a juicer or a recipe? I read that juices don’t last that long so have to be drunk pretty much straight away – I figured you could freeze them though, right?
I am in Spain for a little while longer then will be heading back to England for a bit and if I embark on my new healthy eating plan I’ll try and keep you up to date! Any suggestions about how to keep healthy while travelling would be readily received as well. I guess it is back to the editing for a while now so I will sign off for now. Over the next few days I am joining a “photo walk” so hope to have some new photos to show you. I was meant to be on way today, in a town called Calpe but the sea mist was unbelievable – you could not even see the sea! Hoping that will clear for tomorrow. See you all soon.