Satay Indonesian food styling by Butter & Basil

Dinner Inspo Time! How about some Indonesian?

Growing up in Holland I’m used to the Indonesian influences we have in our cuisine, stemming from colonial times and all Indonesian people that immigrated to Holland because of that. With its freshness, spices and the way of it being served to be shared, it is one of my favorite …

What A Food Stylist Eats

Before the term food stylist was introduced in the 1950s, my job was called home economist, and the people doing it were women working in test kitchens for women’s magazines and food companies. When adds changed from illustrations to pictures, the name of the job also changed. However, here in Spain there’s …

Food and travel cover brunch food styling by Butter & Basil

The Brunch Bunch

Shooting recipes for magazine features is so much fun! We get to go all out and creative, which is such a nice change to photography for advertising campaigns from time to time. We shot this story in April, thinking it would be featured in Food&Travel Arabia in May. It ended up being …

Food Styling by Butter & Basil

Butter&Basil blog is here!

Next on the “Butter&Basil taking over the world”-plan: a blog! This is where I’ll post recipes, behind the scenes shots, food styling tips, previews, and everything else that’s going on in the life of a food stylist. So yeah, this is me doing my thing: When I started in this …