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The Hungry Sinner

  • Crayfish - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Crayfish

  • Soured Herring - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Soured Herring

  • Soured Herring - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Soured Herring

  • Herring - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Herring

  • Herring - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Herring

  • Crayfish - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Crayfish

  • Shrimp - The Hungry Sinner - The Gourmand

    Shrimp

  • Gustav Almestål’s beautifully grotesque photo essay of traditional Swedish foods. 


    All human history attests
    That happiness for man — the hungry sinner!
    Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner


    Lord Byron, Don Juan (1818-24), Canto XIII, Stanza 99.


    Photography: Gustav Almestål


    Extract from The Gourmand Issue 00

The Hungry Sinner