Food Art

July 3, 2024

Pastry Chef Amaury Guichon Sculpts Giant Chocolate-Covered Strawberry All Made of Chocolate

A chocolate-covered strawberry is a simple, romantic dessert that most people can create. But Amaury Guichon‘s chocolate-covered strawberry is anything but simple. Known as “The Chocolate Guy,” Guichon creates incredible confections that are world-renowned. The French pastry chef has a knack for transforming anything into chocolate, including a strawberry. Guichon tackled the romantic treat for Valentine's Day earlier this year.

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February 28, 2024

Japanese Food Artist Reimagines Onigiri as an Adorable Cast of Characters

At its most basic, onigiri is a Japanese delicacy made of white rice wrapped in nori (seaweed). But for one food artist, it's a whole universe filled with creative possibilities. A chef known as Onigiri Gekijō (“Rice ball theater” in Japanese) transforms this reliable snack into adorable characters that are almost too cute to eat. As opposed to the traditional triangular and circular shapes, these onigiris are shaped like cute animals with fully detailed expressions.

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