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White and Fluffy

By RachelMB
After going for a walk in some fluffy white stuff on Friday, I came inside and took photos of something else that's white and fluffy Grin

These are homemade marshmallows Grin They're really tasty (even if I do say so myself) and quite easy to make! I saw them being made on TV and looked up an english version of the recipe (original used corn syrup and I don't think I can get that here?).

As I keep saying, I've been trying to improve my food photography so I went out and got two nice looking plates to use for photos. (I say 'nice looking', the other one is plain white! Lol!) I set up a little area beside my kitchen window for some nice soft lighting and cut out a swirly shape from paper to make a pretty pattern in the icing sugar for interest.

I took lots of photos, ranging from three marshmallows on a clean plate to this little group with the dusted sugar. This is my favourite out of the lot. Smile

V2 shows the little 'studio' area I set up for the photos.

(If anyone is interested in the recipe, I used Alton Brown's version on the Food Network website - although I didn't have quite enough golden syrup, they turned out really nicely Grin I would recommend using silicone tins though! Or if you can't, dust your pan really well especially at the edges! It's a bit sticky to turn out!)

Tags: Food White General Sweet Sugar Fluffy Marshmallow

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22 Jan 2013 7:24PM
Lovely contrasting colour and well captured

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RachelMB 12 42 10 England
22 Jan 2013 7:33PM
Thank you Smile
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
23 Jan 2013 5:01AM
I love the bright red plate - a lovely backdrop for the white marshmallows (they really are tasty, nicer then the shop bought ones!). Smile
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
23 Jan 2013 6:05AM
I'm not keen on marshmallows, Rachel, would rather have one of your delicious cakes, but I like the images Grin Carol
RachelMB 12 42 10 England
23 Jan 2013 7:06PM
You'll be pleased with today's upload then Carol Wink

Thanks everyone! Smile

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