Just like a painter, the photographer Kelly McCollam paints natural landscapes, often using masterpieces like the works of Van Gogh as inspiration, while using coloured salts and spices as her materials, which she then captures in startling photographs.
In her photographic series, Salt of the Earth and Spice of Life, she recreates natural scenes fraught with rare beauty, enriched with details and colours, imparting an unexpected texture. These shots beg to be admired.
Paul Sorgule offers up ten guiding principles on what it takes to be a professional cook which reach beyond conduct, policy, procedures and pandemics, from respect and team work to honesty and professionalism.
The coronavirus crisis has hit the restaurant industry hard, with many chefs in danger of losing their livelihoods. But what about the sommeliers? How have they coped through the pandemic, and where will they stand in the 'new normal'?