A well photographed dish has the ability to assault the senses with an image so real you can almost smell the sweetness, feel the warmth, and sense the steam rising. Food brings people together. It is often a precursor to the most memorable days of our lives – in those moments we embrace togetherness, celebrate another year, or remember why we are really thankful. To photograph a meal is to photograph someone’s heritage, culture, and memories.
As you look through these 40 images, allow them to tempt your taste buds. Get caught up in the colors, textures, and artistry. Just beware though, you may find yourself running to the kitchen with a fresh new craving!