pasta dish

Cooking Cinemagraphs by Dasha & Olya

Moscow-based friends, photographer Daria Khoroshavina (Dasha) and prop and food styler Olga Kolesnikova (Olya) partnered up to create mouth-watering cinemagraphs. Titled, Kitchen Ghosts, so far the pair has produced stunning and delicious animations of them preparing French toast, breakfast, a pear and walnut strudel, and a pasta dish with chicken and honey orange sauce. Their mission is to make food photography beautiful, appetizing and exciting.

To find out what they’re cooking next, visit Kitchen Ghosts!


Skinny (yes, really) Spinach Lasagne

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme

6 ounces fresh spinach

2 lbs. ricotta cheese (I used 1 lb. whole milk and 1 lb. nonfat)

1 egg

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

12 no-boil lasagne noodles

1 24 ounce jar of spaghetti or marinara sauce

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese