Food

August 17, 2017

Amazing Fruit Carving Transforms Watermelon into a Shape-Shifting Lantern

Certain foods lend themselves well to becoming works of art. Watermelons, with their hard rinds, produce incredible edible sculptures that will make you rethink how you look at fruit. Recently, a watermelon carving out of China has blown us away with both its intricate detail and clever engineering. A short video demonstrates how this awe-inspiring carved watermelon works. At the beginning, the rind appears to be etched into a fancy design—nothing else.

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July 20, 2017

Japanese Cafe Creatively Serves Hot Coffee in a Sugary-Sweet Cone

Recently, the humble ice cream cone has undergone a sugary series of transformations. It has been turned into taco shells, reshaped into friendly fish, and even dyed black. Now, thanks to Coffee Cone, a cafe in Tokyo, everyone's favorite ice cream accoutrement has adopted a new role as an edible coffee cup. As made apparent by the prevalence of the #coffeeinacone hashtag on Instagram, many coffeeshops around the world sell this peculiar pairing.

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June 30, 2017

Baker Creates Fluffy Cakes That Look Just Like Cute and Cuddly Stuffed Animals

Singapore-based baker Susanne Ng puts a cuddly spin on conventional cake decorating. Using chiffon cake, Ng makes cute confections that look like squeezable stuffed animals. As a stay-at-home-mom, Ng finds baking inspiration in an unlikely place: the floor of her children's room. From teddy bears to smiling cupcakes, many of her charming creations are modeled after the dolls and plush toys collected by her kids.

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June 21, 2017

Rainbow Ice Cream Taco Is the Perfect Way to Celebrate Summer

Just in time for warmer weather, Southern California-based ice cream shop Sweet Cup has introduced a new colorful creation: the rainbow ice cream taco. Offering a sweet spin on the traditional taco, this tasty treat is a perfect way to celebrate summer. Each frosty dessert features a waffle cone shell, an ice cream filling, and an assortment of trendy toppings. While these components can also be found in a conventional ice cream cone, the tacos take each to the next level.

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