Spam, Spam, Spam!!!
Spamtastic isn't the word! Maureen has had her hands full over the past couple of months
Maureen developed Spam 'Hearts' for theatre goers on Valentine's Day - for the Spamalot show in York. On pancake day Spamcakes were the 'toss of the day' and were a great hit with the audience and cast at the York show. Sunderland Empire was the venue for the unveiling of Maureen's Spam canapes which were also hugely appreciated by the mackem audience. ...
Cannapes and Corporate Cakes!
Lots of work for SIG Combibloc this summer
Maureen has been developing recipes for SIG's corporate buffet specially put together for the opening of their new premises and their advertising campaign. The centrepiece of the buffet was a clever model of a carton, complete with client logo... but all made in cake! ...
A very busy year!
Landscape pictures for 3663 etc
This year Maureen has been diversifying, working with food to make landscape pictures for 3663 (to go on the sides of their large food distribution lorries) and also with Lakeland, making cakes, pies, desserts and breads etc. for their new baking tin range. ...
Warburton and Hovis TV Commercials
Been busy recently with two North East produced TV commercials
Nutella ad for national magazines
Maureen has been working on advertising campaigns for the most popular hazelnut spread Nutella, Aldi , Dr Oetker, Weight Watchers etc.
The Padstow Seafood School
Maureen at The Padstow Seafood School
Maureen recently combined a holiday in sunny Cornwall with a two day Seafood and Sushi course at the famous Rick Stein's Seafood Cookery School.
"This was an excellent course which I thorougly enjoyed and can wholeheartedly recommend to anyone, whatever their cooking skills.The school was excellently equipped and the teachers/chefs were terrific. Everyone was very helpful and there was a lovely friendly atmosphere. Apart from learning a lot of new skills, you get to eat all the recipes you cook, which were all delicious ...
Living North Wedding Feature
Living North Wedding Feature
One of Maureen/Foodesign's wedding cakes recently featured in the Living North's Wedding Magazine. The stunning five tiered cake was commissioned by the Bride (Claire Smeaton) and the Groom (Lee Armstrong) to celebrate their wedding at Seaham Hall on Teeside. The ivory five tiered weddding cake which was interspaced with fresh, beautiful and the most unusual green roses made a fitting centrepeice which complimented an extremely glamorous Bride and wedding. See full wedding feature attached. ...
James Martin's Christmas Magazine
Two recipes that Maureen recently wrote, developed and styled for The Shropshire Spice Company were featured in a new publication brought out for Christmas 2007 by James Martin entitled "James Martin's Christmas".
"Foodesign has developed some beautiful recipes for Shropshire Spice's new Coatings and Stuffing ranges. The great thing about Maureen is her creativity and down to earth approach - she has the rare ability to develop interesting and adventurous recipes that are easy and convenient to make.
Maureen has ...
The Happy Milkman
Maureen was recently on location with Artists Group in Cascais, Portugal working on a Russian TV commercial entitled "The Happy Milkman" for Metra Films, who are based in Moscow.
"This was an extremely enjoyable assignment for me out on location in the glorious Portuguese sunshine. I was a little worried about working in the same field as the cows, but fortunately they were well tranquilised"!! ...
The Guardian Friday October 13th 2006 "I am continually being asked by the media to disclose 'Tricks of the Food Stylist's' trade".
" Making food look delicious and good enough to eat for the camera seems to fascinate most people, particularly those interested in getting into the food styling business. However, it isn't all "trickery". It is an art that requires lots of skill, patience, artistic flair and years of experience".
Please click on article below from the Guardian news paper ...