You know it is going to be a fun shoot when your preliminary notes say: “doves flying out of pie??” I recently had the opportunity to work with Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer, authors of Inn at the Crossroads, as well as prop stylist Beth Wickwire, to create this cover for A Feast of Ice & Fire, the official Game of Thrones cookbook. Chelsea and Sariann created all sorts of delicacies from the books for our shoot: Rack of Lamb and Herbs, Beef and Bacon Pie, Baked Apples, Cream Swans, stews, tarts, and my favorite – the lemon cakes! The cookbook can be pre-ordered now and is out on May 29.
The wraparound book jacket gave us the space we needed to create the feast; here’s a look at how it came together: