When it comes to beautiful desserts, cakes often get all the credit. It’s easy to see why—with spectacular trends like buttercream flowers and sculpted sugar brushstrokes, there’s a definite “wow” factor with these confections. But you can’t underestimate the power of creative pies. Lauren Ko, a home baker from Seattle, produces spectacular pie crusts that are as much a work of art as they are tasty.
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A post shared by Brittany Wright (@wrightkitchen) on Dec 23, 2016 at 4:06pm PST When things are organized neatly, it feels like the world is in order—if only just for a moment. Brittany Wright of Wright Kitchen regularly dazzles us with her array of rainbow foods that are arranged in eye-pleasing compositions and evoke a feeling of tranquility from deep within.
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Contemporary bakers have transformed the conventional practice of cake decorating into an art form, proving that cake is so much more than just a party staple. From buttercream bouquets to sugary stones, creative pastry chefs adorn their cakes with figurative elements inspired by real-life imagery. Sometimes, however, they take a more experimental approach to the craft and dabble in abstract designs. Some works, like the cakes created by famed chef Dinara Kasko, are mathematical in design.
We’ve seen plenty of amazing food art recently, in a variety of forms.
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Thanks to a batch of particularly artistic bakers, today's cakes are so much more than delicious desserts. With designs based on everything from math to mermaids, these contemporary confections are as aesthetically interesting as they are tasty, as evident in this collection of nature-inspired cakes. While all cakes featured in this collection are inspired by the beauty of nature, each one presents the respective baker's unique interests and approach to cake decorating.
Karin Pfeiff Boschek is an artist, cook, photographer, and co-founder of the Our Delicious Food blog.
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