Roasted Carrots

Photography by Angie Norwood Browne

Roasted Carrots

1 lb multi color baby carrots or use large carrots cut into halves or quarters

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp ground black pepper

1/2 tsp. espellete pepper

Parsley or basil pesto if desired

Preheat oven to 450 degree

Toss carrots in olive oil, salt and pepper.

Roast 5-10 minutes until just tender, they will continue to cook as they cool.

Plate with pesto if desired, and sprinkle with espellete pepper.

Recipe and Food Styling by Diana Isaiou


About anbphoto

I never thought I'd start a blog because I'm not a writer. I am a Southern Catholic girl, a commercial food Photographer and an avid gardener. I have always wanted to journal my garden; growing food (fruit, herbs and vegetables), photographing ingredients from earth to plate and sharing the recipes I love. Someone suggested that I forget about all the writing and simply share my photographs and recipes. Perfect! My blog is an exploration of home gardening and cooking, so here is a little history of me and how "Stray Cats and Blackberries" came about. Born and raised in Alabama, my love for food lies in Southern cuisine. I learned early on that life is a party revolving around friends and family sharing food and wine. Backyard Summer bbqs, black eyed peas and collard greens on New Year's Day or ham and chocolate on Easter are just a few favorite Southern traditions I love sharing. I became fascinated with gardening when my husband and I bought our first house. I am a mother, a wife and someone who appreciates the little treasures and traditions in life. My garden started as an empty parking lot behind a Mom & Pop grocery store that my husband and I bought and renovated into a photography studio. While my husband put on his carpenter pants I put on my gardening gloves. Thirteen dumpsters at three tons each and nearly three years later I had a plantable space to sew seeds. I have been a food photographer and gardener for over 20 years and love the idea of merging my passions by growing food, photographing my harvest and sharing recipes with you. Enjoy


  1. Absolutely beautiful! A great example of how good produce speaks for itself and doesn’t need to be masked by other ingredients. Love love love!


    I’m loving the photos and recipes!!!

    Sent from shelleys phone :D

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