Japan is known for its culture of cuteness, and it goes beyond fashion and entertainment. Kawaii culture has also seeped into the country’s food. Thanks to Twitter user boku shima enaga (aka @daily_simaenaga), we get a taste (no pun intended) of adorable onigiri (rice balls) designed to look like a delectable gang of delinquent birds. This charming assortment of savory snacks is inspired by two separate staples of Japan: the long-tailed tit (or shima enaga in Japanese)
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Oslo-based baker Caroline Eriksson takes gingerbread houses to the next level.
For some dessert lovers, the appearance of the treat is just as important as the taste. Well, food artist Tomei—whose name means clear or transparent in Japanese—specializes in stunning crystal clear confections. She crafts jelly cakes with a translucent appearance, suspending ingredients like strawberries and flowers in the form of the sweet. From ring-shaped pastries dotted with strawberries to a slice of rose cake, Tomei's desserts always celebrate the beauty of the ingredient.
Two years ago, at the start of the global pandemic, people found creative ways to stay indoors.
If you visit Japanese bakeries, chances are you'll come across confectionaries that are as cute as they are tasty.
Chef Amaury Guichon has made a dream cake for animal lovers and chocoholics. Well-known for his realistic cake sculptures, his latest creation is an 8-foot-tall and 160 pound giraffe made entirely of chocolate. The lifesize pastry has been carefully sculpted and painted to bear an uncanny resemblance to its real-life inspiration. Originally from France, Guichon became an executive chef when he was 21 years old.
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You can learn a lot about a culture by eating the food.
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Food art is always an entertaining form of artistic expression and latte art is no exception. Latte artists create works of art multiple times a day that range from abstract 2D designs to 3D creations that seem to defy the laws of physics while being edible, artistic, and, in this case, incredibly adorable.
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We're no stranger to animal-shaped treats.