Stepping up to the plate with professional cookbook food stylists

From a recent interview for the Quill & Quire:

“Food stylists are like artists, and food is their medium,” says Whitecap Books art director Michelle Furbacher, who has worked closely with photographers and stylists on best-selling cookbooks such as Rose Murray and Elizabeth Baird’s Canada’s Favourite Recipes, Anna Olson’s Sugar, and The Harrow Fair Cookbook.

“Sometimes a recipe doesn’t end up looking quite as lovely as it tastes, so knowing how to play up the strengths of some of the ingredients, or how to present a dish in a way that looks more appetizing, is essential,” says Furbacher.

Read the full article here.

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