Deep, Dark, Decadent "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake
Mint Chocolate Glaze
This is my variation of the famous HERSHEY'S
"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake
Recipe can be found HERE.
I used HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa &
I melted Andes chocolate mint squares & added them to some Hershey's
chocolate syrup to drizzle on top.
My drizzles kind of puddled...I need lots more practice!
I have been reading Lou Manna's FABULOUS book, Digital Food Photography
& I can't begin to tell you how much I have learned in just the past few days.
This is an incredible resource for anyone who loves to take photos of their food.
Excerpt taken from Lou Manna's bio:
Lou Manna is an award winning Olympus Visionary photographer whose work has appeared in national ad campaigns, major magazines, and more than forty books. After shooting for the New York Times from 1975 to 1990, he went on to establish his own Fifth Avenue studio, where he works with corporate, advertising and public relations clients to create photos that can only be described as "exquisite". He has a sense of style, color and composition with an inherent sense of beauty.
Lou recently authored his first book, Digital Food Photography, the only book on the art of food photography devoted exclusively to digital technology. He is currently writing another book and teaching digital food photography workshops and private hands on classes in his studio. View Lou's work at www.loumanna.com.
Following his tips,
I tried to capture the glow of this one lone Rainier cherry.
I used the little white plate with the curved edges to echo the luscious curves of the fruit.
Oh, I have SOOOO much yet to learn!
To see some other people who love to photograph their food,
please go visit the following parties I'm linking to:
Yvonne at StoneGable for her
Michael Lee at Designs by Gollum for her
The Tablescaper for her
Thank you, Ladies for hosting such fun parties each week
Thank YOU for visiting The Gazebo House.
You're welcome to stop by anytime.
Somebody come help us eat up all this cake, PLEASE???
♥ Rett ♥