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This blog has evolved from a personal desire to document particularly successful recipes and ‘hand me downs’ from my mother. I have a scrapbook but have serious fear of this getting frazzled in a house fire, so here we are. I met my husband in London and we moved to Melbourne together, which is where my love for cooking sprouted and began to germinate (it was nicer than it sounds). 

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We spent every weekend at some kind of food market, no matter how hungover (on these occasions normally venturing out in the dark) with a jumble of our biggest bags and sometimes a list but our inspiration came mostly from the produce on offer. Victoria St and Vietnamese was a new thing for me, I loved the variety of foods on offer as well as the breakfasts, which were unbelievable and some of my most memorable meals in the two years I spent there. 

Slow Cook Beef

As The Travelling Pantry matured, so did my styling and photography. I made every effort to do the food justice with the images I created to represent it and naturally became fascinated with the art of food styling and food photography. This lead me onto working at first with professional food stylists and then on various freelancing projects and I have sincerely loved every moment.

Herb Jungle

We are now back in the UK, close to London, where I continue cooking for fun and documenting particularly successful recipes on my blog. I also continue to freelance with my food styling and enjoy the diversity of the projects I am involved with. If you would like to get in touch, please do. My folio is katiekingsley.com

Bicycle Produce

Thanks for visiting!

96 Comments Add yours

  1. kritterspaw says:

    Thanks for checking out my blog. I love yours. You photos are as delicious as the food looks.

  2. Lan | morestomach says:

    your blog is beautiful. i’ll be spending today going through the archives!

  3. Totally following your blog from now on! Love the backstory and the dishes are drool-worthy, what’s not to like? Really looking forward to reading your posts!

  4. storckj says:

    Thank you for the like! Looking forward to exploring your blog.

  5. HBeans says:

    Hey Katie, thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for the like. I am now totally, and absolutely, smitten with your blog! OMG I love everything about it! consider me an avid fan 🙂

  6. Wow your blog is beautiful ! Thanks for liking my post I’m just starting out so a complete newbie!

  7. EatPlant-Based.com says:

    Your blog is gorgeous! And thanks for the like to my Smoke-Flavored Tempeh for breakfast blog!

  8. Imbesat says:

    Hi Katie, Thanks for liking my post, I am new to blogging and know nothing. So much to learn from you, your blog is absolutely amazing 🙂

  9. tnlejano says:

    Beautiful! Your pictures are lovely and adore the herb garden you have growing there. 🙂

  10. I could eat your blog! I love it!!

  11. Your photography is stunning and every one of your eclectic recipes sound phenomenal. Great site!

  12. Karen B says:

    You have an AMAZING blog! Thank you so much for following mine…….I am going to follow you right back!

  13. bethmarsh1 says:

    Absolutely breathtaking photography!!!

  14. Wow! Such an amazing food blog! LOVE the layout! Gorgeous layout! Stunning photos! Would love to feature you on my blog sometime!

  15. Rati says:

    Hi, thank you so much for liking my posts and blog – IndianSpaghetti!! You have an amazing blog 🙂

  16. Sadie's Nest says:

    I nominated you for the Creative Blogger Award!

  17. CB EATS says:

    Thanks for following my blog, I came by to check yours out as well and I love all of your photos. They are really beautiful and the food looks delicious! I’ll be following along for sure!

  18. Great blog, thanks for following mine. Love your photo’s. I too have a small balcony garden with herbs and some veggies!

  19. Hey!

    I just want to let you know that I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. I absolutely love your recipes and think your blog is one of the best out there. Keep up the good work!

    You can find out more about the award and how to accept the nomination by visiting http://supperlovin.com/2016/01/11/versatile-blogger-award/.

    All the best,

    Maddie x

    1. Hi Madelaine,

      Thanks for the nomination, very kind words which have inspired me to post something very soon (maybe my favourite lemon polenta cake) something from the ever expanding list anyway! I enjoyed looking over your own blog and have saved the link as there’s lots of interesting things going on. From one fellow cat stalker to another x

      1. Aw, you’re welcome Katie, and thank you for your kind words! I look forward to reading your new posts in my news feed. Lemon polenta cake sounds awesome! x x x x

  20. Kim McGuire says:

    Hi Katie. Hope you don’t mind but I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Award: https://inanirishhome.com/2016/05/26/liebster-award/. If it’s not your kind of thing…no worries…if it is…great! I hope you accept, though, as I’d love to read your answers. All the best. Kim

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