Below are some of the projects, books and events Heleen has been involved with. Scroll down and click to view the fab food photos…

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    August 20th, 2014

    Maak vyf/ Make five

    Take one everyday, easily available ingredients and turn it into five exciting new dishes… Perfect for those days when you are feeling uninspired, yet want to try something new with what you have in your kitchen - maybe butternut or potatoes, or even tinned tomatoes and pasta or fried beans. Pick from main courses that can be prepared in just a few minutes, light meals and interesting side dishes or salads. Choose a dessert or a superb starter for a special occasion. You may just discover a new one-pot meal that will soon become your familiy’s favourite.
    The beautiful photographs were taken by the very talented Neville Lockhart. http://www.nevillelockhart.com
    To get your copy go to COOKBOOKS (cookbooks/maak-vyf-make-five/) for more information.

    Published by Human & Rousseau

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    October 15th, 2012

    South African Pork Producers Association (SAPPO)

    Heleen Meyer and Ashleigh Badham-Thornhill have done styling and food preparation for the South African Pork Producers Association (SAPPO) for various campaigns and projects. The photographers were Adriaan Vorster and Neville Lockhart.

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    October 7th, 2012

    Cooking from the heart

    The idea behind this book was to bring South Africa a book containing many of your favourites, but making them healthy and affordable, without compromising on taste. Together with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Pharma Dynamics, Heleen Meyer and Ashleigh Badham-Thornhill put together and did the styling for this book. The photographs were styled by Heleen and the food prepared by Ashleigh and Gabrielle Veale. Adriaan Vorster did the design and photography.

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    October 7th, 2012

    Boerekos

    This recipe book was written by Cecile Kemp and published by LAPA in 2010. Heleen Meyer, with the help of Ashleigh Badham-Thornhill, edited the content and did the styling for all the photographs in the book. The photographer and designer was Adriaan Vorster.

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    July 7th, 2011

    Baba & Kleuter Magazine

    Baba & Kleuter is an Afrikaans parenting magazine covering all aspects of pregnancy, birth, babies and toddlers. The photographs were styled my Heleen Meyer, taken by Adriaan Vorster and food prepared by Ashleigh Badham- Thornhill. They were used for articles and recipes for growing kids.

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    October 27th, 2011

    VLU Spogresepte

    This recipe book was compiled by Heleen Meyer, with the help of Ashleigh Badham-Thornhill, for the 80th anniversary of the South African Women’s Agricultural Union (Vroue Landbou Unie - VLU) and published by LAPA in August 2011. Heleen also did the styling and the photographer and designer was Adriaan Vorster. The food was prepared by Ashleigh and Gabrielle Veale.

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    October 22nd, 2012

    Kos is op die tafel!

    This book was published by Lapa publishers in 2009, written by Heleen Meyer. The food was prepared by Ashleigh Badham-Thornhill and Leander Jewell. Heleen did the styling and Adriaan Vorster did the photography and design.

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    October 19th, 2012

    Onthoukos/ Food from the heart

    Heleen Meyer compiled this book about nostalgic South African food in 2008 for Lapa Publishers. The beautiful photographs were taken by Adriaan Vorster.

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    June 2nd, 2011

    John West Recipes for Heinz Foods

    Heleen Meyer, with the help of Ashleigh Badham-Thornhill, developed recipes for John West, using their products. Heleen styled the photos and the photographer was Adriaan Vorster.