Game Stew with Pickled Mushrooms, by Ola Cedell

All good things at once! Here in the north we have the advantage of being able to indulge in a lot of game during the autumn season, here we have chosen deer. The stew has been simmering with root vegetables in many hours, until the sauce is rich and tasty and the meat falls apart. For the stew we serve pickled mixed mushrooms which gives a lovely acid to the hearty stew. As another accessory we propose baked Jerusalem artichokes or celery instead of the usual potato. The stew is made with advantage the day before, put cold overnight and boil again before serving. Pickled cranberry is also a beautiful, tart Accessory! The photo was taken using studio strobes, main light from behind.

Game Stew with Pickled Mushrooms, by Ola Cedell

Nikon D800 with 105mm | Exposure 1/200sec @ f/3.5 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 105mm
Game Stew with Pickled Mushrooms, by Ola Cedell

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | December 09
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 12.5, Skill 11.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Food Photography
Photograph Location: Malmö, Skåne | Sweden

Photographer: Ola Cedell (Malmo, Sweden) Registered
Born in southern Sweden in 1969, Ola Cedell moved to Melbourne Australia in 1996, then to Aachen Germany in 2001, and returned back to southern Sweden in 2003. Food has been a big part of Cedell’s life, as he always enjoys tasting and trying new things. Besides his engineering career, he has been enjoying amateur photography since 1996. Nowadays, Landscape and food photography are his main categories, i.e. for the catering company Gazpacho. His inspiration comes form all around the world, but mainly in southern Sweden as well as France Alpes/Provence.

Portfolio: http://www.cedell.se
Website: http://www.gazpacho.se
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ola.cedell

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