Lauren Caris Short

Lauren Caris Short

Lauren is a British food photographer and stylist living in Zurich, Switzerland, and author of the book "The Complete Guide to Food Photography." When she's not photographing for clients, she teaches others how to become successful food photographers through her website, Food Photography Academy. Lauren is not an active contributor on Healthy Green Kitchen, but recipes from her previous website, LaurenCarisCooks.com, were merged into the site in early 2023, providing a substantially upgraded archive of delicious recipes for our visitors.


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Chocolate and Ginger Loaf Cake

This chocolate and ginger loaf cake is a comforting, moist, and earthy cake made with a combination of powdered and fresh ginger, and chocolate. It requires simple ingredients and involves creating a marble pattern with ginger and chocolate mix, then baking and glazing with an orange juice glaze. Perfect for a cozy, rainy afternoon with a cup of tea.

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Chocolate Praline Cake

Savor a rich Chocolate Praline Cake, blending smooth chocolate sponge with crunchy homemade praline. Topped with luscious chocolate ganache, this dessert is both impressive and easy to make. Perfect for welcoming the new year or any special occasion!

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Lemon and Raspberry Cupcakes

The Summer may be a distant memory, or if you live where I do, it never really happened in the first place. So I decided to re-create summer in the kitchen! These lemon and raspberry cupcakes are the most lemony, raspberry(y?) cupcakes you’ll ever have. Trust me. They are light, and fluffy, and have just the right amount of lemon tang. Whenever these are around, they don’t last long!

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How To Make French Macarons – A Detailed Guide

Discover the art of making French Macarons with this expert guide. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or new to the kitchen, these step-by-step instructions and tips will ensure success in creating these delicate treats in your kitchen.

Parsnip and Apple Soup.

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Warm up with a comforting bowl of Parsnip and Apple Soup. This velvety soup combines the sweetness of parsnips and apples with the savory touch of onions, garlic, and curry powder. Black lentils add heartiness, while vegetable chips provide a delightful crunch. Perfect for cozy evenings.