Portraits of Cuisine:

Street vendors, shop owners, fishmongers, cooks and artisans around the globe.

Vegetable Street Vendor in Delhi, India

Vegetable Street Vendor in Delhi, India

A Shandong-style da jian bing (egg pancake) vendor in Beijing, China

A Shandong-style da jian bing (egg pancake) vendor in Beijing, China

A row of butcher stalls at the Central Market in Athens, Greece

A row of butcher stalls at the Central Market in Athens, Greece

Baker at La Cabane a Pain in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

Baker at La Cabane a Pain in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

Lady Street Vendor Grills Corn in Mumbai, India

Lady Street Vendor Grills Corn in Mumbai, India

A barman in Paris prepares coffee

A barman in Paris prepares coffee

A street vendor selling simit (Turkish bread) in Kusadasi, Turkey

A street vendor selling simit (Turkish bread) in Kusadasi, Turkey

A coffee shop outside Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan

A coffee shop outside Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan

Fishmonger with mussels at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley)

Fishmonger with mussels at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley)

A man sells only grapes (angoor) in Old Delhi

A man sells only grapes (angoor) in Old Delhi

Scallops on ice at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Scallops on ice at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Tandoori Chickens in Jaipur, India

Tandoori Chickens in Jaipur, India

A vegetable vendor at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

A vegetable vendor at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

A steam bun (baozi) vendor in Beijing, China

A steam bun (baozi) vendor in Beijing, China

A cooking class in Madhogarh, India

A cooking class in Madhogarh, India

Street Vendor Making Jalebi in Delhi, India

Street Vendor making Jalebi in Delhi, India

Koulouri bread vendor in Athens, Greece

Koulouri bread vendor in Athens, Greece

 

Nate Gray has captured images of food, cooking and culture throughout the world. His photographs have appeared in several publications including USAToday.com, The Huffington Post, Smithsonian.com, AsiaSociety.org, Salon.com, Frommers.com, Getty.edu, CNNTravel.com and others. (cphotoj.com)