Becoming a Food Stylist

Both a cook and an artist, a Food Stylist is a professional that with technique and style manages to transform an ingredient, a dish or a recipe into a model to be photographed or filmed.

But it’s not just about making the food beautiful, you need to be able to allure all the senses, especially the taste buds. Food Styling went from being a niche industry, for very specific assignments, to the driving force of sites like Instagram and Pinterest, and it is constantly growing.

Becoming a Food Stylist

On Food, Photography & Styling

It’s a world of pretty pictures and yet what looks good on the plate doesn’t necessarily look good on a picture: what does it take to produce captivating food photography? How is it possible to translate and convey in a picture those delicious moments that follow a bite of a tasty morsel? How to translate (with food styling) our dedicated time spent in the kitchen to prepare those tasty bites into dazzling images? On Food, Photography & Styling

Seafood Friday :: Alici Marinate

Fresh anchovies | Photo ©OrsolaCirielloKogan
Fresh anchovies | Photo ©OrsolaCirielloKogan

Anchovies, forage fish for top predators, when salt-cured, are an exceptional flavour-boosting element. When used fresh have a very firm flesh and a delicate, naturally oily flavour.  They belong to the broad category of “pesce azzurro”, (oily fish) rich in healthy omega fatty acids.
Fresh anchovies are a great ingredient for a wholesome and healthy meal.
Seafood Friday :: Alici Marinate