Amy Carson
Professional Photographer and Recipe Developer
Amy Carson is a photographer and recipe developer based in San Diego, California. Her professional relationship with food began over a decade ago: first as a nutritionist and personal chef, and later as a chocolatier and owner of a small-batch chocolate company. She is also an avid traveler and seeks to learn as much as possible about the local cuisine of every destination that she visits. See more of her work at amycarsonphotography.com and on Instagram: @spicevoyager.
Brianna Shaver
Professional Pastry Chef and SAHM
Brianna Shaver is a recipe developer and food photographer currently based in the PNW. After graduating from pastry school, Brianna went on to spend the next 10 years working in bakeries and restaurants and started two small businesses in Seattle, WA. After having her first child, she left her career as a corporate pastry chef at a large tech company to prioritize the things she loves: recipe development, food photography & spending ample time with her family. When not in the kitchen you can catch her hiking up a mountain or curling up on the couch with a good book. Follow her drool worthy content on Instagram @gardenboxbaking and TikTok @gardenboxbaking.
Lazy Man's Peach Cobbler
with Cinnasational Spice Blend
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Christine Loertscher
Recipe Developer + Food Photographer
With a lifelong passion for cooking Chris brings a unique blend of culinary expertise, creativity, and artistic flair to every dish. Driven by an insatiable curiosity and a desire to merge artistic vision with the culinary arts, Chris has found true fulfillment as a recipe developer and photographer. Through the lens of the camera, Chris skillfully captures the essence and beauty of each dish, transforming food into visual poetry. The result is a captivating fusion of flavors, textures, and aesthetics, inviting you to savor every moment. Follow Chris’s culinary adventures on Instagram at @poetic_road, or her blog poeticroad.com where the exquisite imagery and tantalizing recipes will inspire and delight your senses.
Spiced Nutmeg Cheesecake
with Sour Cream Icing and Caramel Drizzle
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Ginger Chia Pudding
with Cinnamon Peach Compote
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Paprika Spiced Cauliflower Steaks
with Sun Dried Tomato and Pistachio Dip
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Hannah Huddleston
Food Photographer & Videographer
Hannah is a food photographer, and a food blogger since 2019. Due to the fact that Hannah's love language is food, making and serving beautiful, delicious bites and sips is her passion. She shares her love and recipes with the world on her blog sweetsavorysour.com or on Instagram @sweetsavorys.
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Karine Eludut
Recipe Creator + Food Photographer
Karine Eludut is a recipe developer and food photographer based in Houston, Texas. As French-born, food has always been an essential part of her life. French cuisine is her culinary background and the beginning of her journey in the kitchen. Several moves in different countries and extensive travels in the Middle East and Asia during the last two decades have broadened her cooking experiences with new techniques, flavors, and ingredients. Transmitting her passion for cooking came during her years in Saudi Arabia, where she developed a business of catering and cooking lessons. Back in the US and becoming a health coach, she is prioritizing healthy and seasonal recipes but not only. A balanced diet is the key. Then came food photography: first, as a hobby to showcase her dishes and inspire people to cook at home, then as one of her services surrounding food.
Kayla Blydenburgh
Recipe Developer | Food Photographer | Blogger
Kayla is a self-taught home cook and baker. Growing up with her grandparents, she would spend hours in front of the TV watching the Food Network. She and her grandmother would mold play-dough into different fruits and vegetables while watching cooking shows and have contests to see who made the most realistic dish. Eventually, Kayla moved on from play-dough and began to work with real food. On her blog, enrootkitchen.com, you’ll find recipes made from scratch for the home cook and baker ranging from all skill levels! She also showcases these dishes on her Instagram: @enrootkitchen.
Kelly Ryan
Professional Recipe Development | Food Photography
For as long as she can remember, Kelly Ryan has loved to bake up treats to share with loved ones. Her love of baking comes from her mother and grandmother, both talented home cooks. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Kelly worked at America’s Test Kitchen for a few years before venturing off to do food photography and recipe development full-time. Her blog, Butter & Thyme, focuses on elevated nostalgic comfort food recipes. Find more of Kelly’s recipes at butterandthyme.com.
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Kimberly Dennison
Food Photographer + Baker
Kimberly, a self-taught baker and food photographer, discovered her passion for both through experimentation. She wants to inspire others to enjoy baking and show that creating delicious treats is possible with patience and creativity. Her food photography showcases the beauty and joy of baking, encouraging others to try it themselves.
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Spiced Chocolate Mousse
with Blackberry Sauce
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Pumpkin Muffins
with Pumpkin Pie Spice Crumb
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Maggie Frank
Pastry Chef
As an artist and passionate foodie, Maggie Frank has made a career of serving up sweet treats. She found her love for food after experiencing the way a great meal or dessert can truly centerpiece celebration and bring people together. As a proud graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, she believes food is a way of life. Testing and sharing recipes that others can try out and bring into their own homes brings her a great feeling of fulfillment. Follow her adventures on instagram: @maggiefrank.bakes
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Cardamom Cinnamon Rolls
with Mango Powder Glaze
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Ramyaa Narayanan
Vegan and Vegetarian Recipe Developer
Ramyaa Narayanan is a food/product photographer, food stylist, and recipe developer based in Bay Area, California. As a home cook she loves to create recipes and experiment with different ingredients and flavors that her family and friends enjoy. Visual storytelling and minimalism are her two favorite ways to showcase vibrant and mouthwatering food. Visit her instagram @ramyaa.narayanan to see more of her work and www.amomscookbook.com for recipes.
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Rena Sak
Unique Recipes | Food Culture | Self-Taught
Rena is a self-taught cook and baker who enjoys experimenting with ingredients, flavors and culinary techniques from around the world. Her Asian/American heritage, youth spent in the Middle East and European husband have greatly influenced her palate and creativity with food. She shares her small-batch recipes and photos/videos of her creations and the process on (@agirlandaspoon) and blog (agirlandaspoon.com).
Iberian Meatballs (Albondigas)
with a Chunky Tomato Sauce
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Baked Vegetable Chips
with Iberian Infusion
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Iberian Infusion Spiced Shrimp
with Beurre Blanc
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Risa Weaver-Enion
Mixologist | Professional Photographer
Risa Weaver-Enion is a professional photographer based in Sacramento, California. Through her company Risa James Photography, she specializes in food and beverage photography, specifically cocktails. She works with small distilleries, wineries, and purveyors of cocktail accessories to create beautiful imagery for them to use in their marketing efforts. Her book, Cocktails for Everyday Drinking, was published in 2022 and is available at all online booksellers.
When she’s not photographing cocktails, Risa and her husband love to travel, both within the United States and internationally. Many of their trips have been wine-focused, but they’ve visited their fair share of distilleries around the world as well.
Anyone who wants to reach out to Risa to ask questions about photography, cocktails, or anything else, can find her on Instagram @risajamesphotography, on the web at risajamesphoto.com, or over email at risajamesphoto [at] gmail.com. She’s always happy to answer questions and give advice.
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Shibi Thomas
I am a software engineer by profession and a food blogger, food photographer and food stylist by passion. I host a cooking show on the South Indian TV channel - Asianet. I have been blogging at FlavzCorner.com since 2012. I love experimenting with new cuisines and travel a lot. I try to connect food with beautiful memories that convey stories through my visual art. My Instagram handle is @FlavzCorner.
Vanya Hajnas
Cooking Enthusiast & Recipe Developer
Vanya is a self-taught home cook and baker who draws inspiration from all facets of life - from coming up with simple but nutritional dishes for her young picky eaters, to planning elaborate meals for entertaining and fancy dinner parties. She has an Eastern European background but has spent most of her adult years in the US where she’s gotten exposed to a plethora of international cuisines. Much of her daily cooking goes back to childhood favorites, but the self-proclaimed foodie in her loves perfecting dishes from all around the world. She always strives to learn new techniques and experiment with new spices and ingredients and enjoys creating recipes for her Instagram (@my_gourmet_home) and blog (www.mygourmethome.com).
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Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee
with Fresh Berries
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Baked Ginger Donuts
with Maple Glaze
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Egg Salad Cracker Bites
with Paprika and Chives
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