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Hi and welcome to my Blog! I’m Debbie - the Pixel Chef – a freelance photographer, writer and lover of food, walking, yoga and cycling. On the Pixel Chef Blog you’ll find lots of my photos along with recipes for cooking up digital manipulations. You'll also find real recipes - with more photos - to help you cook up a storm in the kitchen!

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REPOST: 25 years in the quest for the perfect pizza

I get lots of requests on social media for some of my recipes so i’m republishing this article which was originally published in True Loaf magazine 10 years ago! If your do the maths then we have been making pizzas on a Saturday night for 25 years! For the last 15 years or so Saturday…

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New pixel palettes

So last week I was going to Blog every day and here we are a week later and there have been not more posts! I really do like making a rod for my own back! However I’m pleased to say that my healthy Autumn campaign is going well! I’m still on track with Sober September…

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New start September!

So a shiny new month and once again new intentions for me as I again try and crack this menopausal weight gain and get back on track with getting more cardio exercise, healthy eating and kicking the old vino callapso. Way back in 2013 when I first did Dry January I found it really helped…

Food and recipes

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Celebration cup cakes

Our lovely neighbours have just had their second baby – a sweet little boy. So my daughter made them some cup cakes to celebrate!  We presented them on a vintage cake stand which was one of my recent auction finds!

Strawberry muffins

Comfort food

Well after sticking its head above the parapet yesterday, today the sun has now deserted us.  Once again it has been chilly,  grey and rather miserable – so to cheer us up I’ve taken “time out breaks” from working on the computer to rustle up some comfort food in the kitchen! For elevenses we had…

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Advent: 10th December – Limoncello

Every year at Christmas I always come up with one scheme or another to make something a bit different to eat or drink. Last year it was raspberry gin and pickled pears. This year I stumbled across the recipe for Limoncello via the Domestic Sluttery Blog and though that I would give it a go.…

Morning walk

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Walking pixels: 30 April

After the awful weather of late this morning was sublime.  Warm,  sunny, the sky larks soaring.  I also saw my first swallow of the spring but I’ve yet to hear a cuckoo.  Today’s images are processed with a photoshop  action that I’m refining at the moment which will hopefully be available very soon for download.

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Walking pixels: 26 April

After the thunder and lightening and torrential rain of yesterday, today has a more sunshine and showers feel about it.  There was quite a lot of blue sky for my walk this morning – and more than the odd puddle.  It seems to be warming up a little bit too – but not quite enough…

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Walking pixels: 24 April

Yuk what horrible weather we are having at the moment. Rain, rain and then more rain!  Undeterred I strode out for my walk this morning – as you can imagine there were no Blue Skies today – just grey and gloom.  Still I managed to fire off a few quick pics on my mobile and…