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!
I 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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