Making Valentine's day cookies

Cooking for Valentine’s

In stock photography seasons are not what they used to be. In the summer we were baking Christmas cookies and over Christmas we were cooking for Valentine’s Day. Advertisement campaigns and print publications are being prepared months ahead. While we are enjoying our winter, many people are already working on summer and fall themes. On [...]

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Bowl of elderberries

Elderberry harvest

Fall is harvest time on our farm. One of the berries we are always looking for are the elderberries, which are extremely healthy and also taste good. Next to elderberry sirup and jam, we’ve dried them for the first time this year, to be used in teas later during the winter. This mini series is [...]

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Black quinoa

International Year of the Quinoa

This year has been declared “The International Year of the Quinoa” (IYQ) by the United Nations General Assembly in recognition of the indigenous peoples of the Andes. They have traditionally protected and preserved quinoa as a food for present and future generations thanks to their longstanding knowledge and cultivation practices which are in harmony with nature. [...]

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Don Quixote in East-Westphalia

Don Quixote in East-Westphalia

The German district of Minden-Lübbecke where we are renovating our farm is known for the Westphalian Mill Route (German: Westfälische Mühlenroute), a circular 320 kilometers long route with 43 mills. When Don Quixote of La Mancha heard about this route he came all the way from Spain with Sancho Panza last summer to fight the Westphalian giants [...]

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Baby rhubarb

Four seasons in the garden

Next to our recipes we also photograph our organic vegetable garden throughout the seasons. For many years we had an allotment garden in the city and now we have a large farm garden in Germany. Spring The garden year is defined by the seasons, starting with seeding in Spring and early crops like rhubarb. It [...]

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Fresh kale

Variations of kale

In the winter we cook a lot with local winter vegetables like kale and try out new recipes and food combination. Kale tastes especially good after a frost and is rich in many important nutrients such as calcium, iron, vitamins C and K, and Carotenoids. Some of the new food photos featuring kale are Polenta [...]

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