Introducing TDPC – Anne


Oh come now and meet Annie – a confessing non-foodie – who has never photographed a meal in a restaurant in her life – I know a great number of my family members would prefer going out to eat with her than they do with me…ah well. Annie is an illustrious member of the dinner party collective – a garden to table – or hedgerow to table kind of woman – I imagine wandering down country lanes with Annie and a dog would be a lot of fun. Annie loves jelly – oh I wonder what dessert she will be making – 🙂 nice to meet you Annie!

The Dinner Party Collective

Anne WheatonI have a confession to make. I’m not a foodie, I’m not obsessed with food and cooking and I’ve never photographed a meal in a restaurant. However, I firmly believe that sitting down to a meal with family or friends should be a normal, everyday activity; that lunch should never be snatched at a desk and that, given a good set of instructions, everybody can cook.

I cook every day (albeit a little unwillingly some days) using British seasonal food where possible. We grow fruit and vegetables in the garden, collect fresh eggs from a handful of chickens and sometimes rear a pig or two. As we live on a farm, I can wander through the fields to collect fruit and leaves from the hedgerows to eat and sometimes I grind our wheat to make flour for bread making. If that sounds rather wholesome, perhaps I should add that I…

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3 thoughts on “Introducing TDPC – Anne

    • You are welcome – fun, well I am certainly hoping so – in fact I have very very high hopes for fun indeed – just not as much tine as I’d wish for

  1. Thanks Annie– I’m all for regular family meals– even if they’re simple or small. It’s the things that are said around the table, the time spent. (but I do photograph food in restaurants!)

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