Behind the scenes at a Heavenly photoshoot

Heavenly preview |

One fine day (or so I imagine it must have gone) Alexandra and Ria decided it would be fun to create their own cook book. But put to perfectionists together and you can be sure it is months in the making before ideas have been drawn out, the team has been put together and a dummy is created. Moodboard ready to go.

Moodboards and props |

Whatever went before; as we speak the photoshoots are almost done. We will be working on day 4 when you read this; if all goes well that will be the final day for the photography so Ria can move on with the design and look of the book.

Setting up the stage |

The title? HEMELS (Heavenly)

The dishes? Well I guess the title says it all even though I haven’t actually tasted anything as my whole30 stops exactly today. Tough luck for me but I have seen how the others have enjoyed tasting the food, so I am pretty sure it is gonna be awesome.

The expected publication date for the book will be beginning of december but I will keep you posted on the progress. In the meantime; here is a sneakpeak and some behind the scenes photos….

Hemels3 Hemels5 Hemels4 Behind the scenes Hemels |


Simone van den Berg

Food- and travelblogger from the Netherlands. Loves good food. Loves to taste good food the world over. She also loves to share travelstories, delicious recipes and ok, cat pictures too. She sometimes feels the need to get really healthy for a while, always mingled with periods of insanely delicious sweets and other decadent treats. Lives together with Tom and their two cats; Humphrey and Buffy. Profession: Food photographer


  1. Fun pictures! Too bad you couldn’t taste any of the food, but congrats on finishing the Whole30.

  2. Wonderful! Since I’m very curious by nature, I love behind the scenes pictures.



  3. How fun! I love behind the sheen shits πŸ˜‰

  4. Yikes!! I hate auto correct!! LOL I ment to say I love behind the scene shots!! πŸ˜‰

    • Hahahaha… O the things I have told people with that idiot autocorrect on.. πŸ˜‰ I always think I have checked it and than -always after pressing enter – I find really annoying mistakes! LOL

  5. That is going to be one gorgeous book! Wow!

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