Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Weird (Tasty?) Food Art

Link - article by Avi Abrams

Beware: Creative Food can bite into YOU, for a change

As you've seen in our previous parts - The Pasta Monster (And Other Strange Food Art), Creative Food Manipulation, there are many creative cooks and artists out there who can turn your mundane lunch or dinner into an unforgettable experience.

Sometimes we wonder what sort of crazy Food Art Mr. Bean would create!? (after he's done eating these crustaceans in the French restaurant).

Culinary Carvings

... on cheese:

... with apple slices:

... with orange peels:

... egg shells:

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The art of good sandwich:

It's a Pea, Pea World:

Waffles are great for creatively passing the time:


Extraordinary, unheard-of food

Make your tomatoes GOLD (order it here):

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In the absence of ice cream, licking blocks of ice on a hot day (circa 1911):

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Soft ice-scraper:

Japanese heart-shaped watermelons, costing $160 each - more info:

By the way, this is how such unusual fruit shapes are created (more info):

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More wonderful fruit dishes:

Eat it before it gets born! -

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For the miniature food sculptures, visit this link. Lovely little creations.


Creative Oddities

The Whole Human (sealed and delivered to your food store):

Dog Bread & a very invasive spaghetti:

A real product: Cold-Blooded Ice Cubes -

Cookie Monster flash mob:

Jim's Pancakes site has a different pancake sculpture almost every morning:

Kitchen games:

Edible Cuties:

This "food" was born this way:


Egg Drama

Egg-drama reaches new heights at "Nocturnal Moth" - see more here:

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Chicken Run? How about Egg Run -

Mercilessly shot by the photographer Ryan Matthew Smith (his "Modernist Cuisine" series is exceptional, too):

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How would you like to face this egg holder in the mornings? -

or even worse... -

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All's well that ends well:


Cake Drama... and other Feral Foods

It all starts with a double cake rainbow:

- or maybe a double-rainbow Jell-O deserts?

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Roswell UFO alien autopsy:

Marshmallow Drama (among many other great food scenes at Bent Objects, by Terry Border:

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Wonderfully creative Muppet cupcakes (see more here):

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On a crime scene (art by Kevin Van Aelst):

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Feral food attack! -

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Outdoor Chtulhu sightings:

- and indoor ones:


Dishes Suitable to Weird Food

A hungry dish:

A dish of... something:

An awesome drinking straw:

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Groovy Vintage Foods Section

Beer & BBQ ruled in the 1950s, just as they rule now:

We're going to conclude with this helpful chart:

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