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Gourmet Chef Wannabe (All Years) — Album Description
Photos in Album: 457 Album Created: 11 Mar 2017 Last Updated: 3 Oct 2017
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Around mid-2015, for some mysterious reason, I had aspirations to become a wannabe gourmet chef and beer connoisseur. All of a sudden I had an interest in trying new foods and beers, both at restaurants and at home. And for the good food I discovered eat­ing out, I eagerly wanted to figure out how to make the same dishes at home.

Because my other passions are photography and blogging, it was natural that I would document my epicurean and culinary ad­ven­tures with pictures and articles. My original Food & Cooking 2015 album was reasonably-​sized for a little while, but the quan­ti­ty of photos in that album, taken both in restaurants and in my kitchen, quickly mushroomed to a difficult-​to-​manage number.

I ended up splitting that album into a number of smaller albums. I was also brainstorming for creative ways to organize my grow­ing col­lec­tion of food and cooking photos. Soon it became ap­par­ent that my restaurant photos and my home-​cooking photos need­ed to be grouped separately. I realize that it can be difficult to tell the difference between many of these albums, so here’s the low­down:

The Food & Cooking series of conglomerate albums con­tain pho­tos from both my home-​kitchen and from restaurants:
 
 
 
Photos taken in restaurants, pubs and bars have their own series of conglomerate albums, organized into Mc­Men­a­mins and non-​McMenamins (Oregon) collections:
 
 
 
Last but certainly not least, my home-​cooking pictures have their own series of conglomerate albums, which make up the content of this Gourmet Chef Wannabe (All Years) ‘super-​album’:
 
 
 
More photos will be added to this album in the future as I experiment more in the kitchen and the Gourmet Chef Wannabe series continues. In addition, don’t miss all of my Gourmet Chef Wannabe articles.
The photos in this album were taken with the  Olympus OM-D E-M5  and  Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50  cameras.
To begin viewing the photos, you can browse the album — or view the contact sheet.