Food Art

July 27, 2021

Cheesecake Topped With Capybaras Soaking In a Hot Spring Is Almost Too Cute To Eat

There are times when food looks so spectacular that it enters the realm of edible art. A university student and baker named Rin, aka @rinsforest, has done just this with their incredibly cute capybara cheesecake. The delectable dessert features the three rodents soaking in an onsen, or Japanese hot spring, sitting atop the cake surrounded by sculpted rocks, oranges, and leaves. Capybaras in an onsen, it turns out, is a real thing.

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June 29, 2021

Talented Pastry Chef Sculpts Sugar Flowers That Look Just Like Real Blooms

These flowers might look as though they’ve just been picked from a beautiful garden, but they’re actually edible cake decorations. Pastry chef Alexandria Murray (of Finespun Cakes) is an expert at sculpting incredibly realistic sugar flowers that beautifully adorn her multi-tier wedding cakes. Murray discovered sugar flowers when she was 19 years old, during a year off from art school.

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March 18, 2021

Polaroid Has Created the World’s First 3D Candy Pen To Draw and Design Your Own Sweets

If you could design your own candy, what would it look like? Whether you want to craft star-shaped sweets or 3D edible flowers, you can make your ideas a reality with the Polaroid CandyPlay 3D Pen. It’s the world’s first device that allows you to draw what you want to eat. But instead of ink, it’s filled with colored candy cartridges in different flavors.

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December 24, 2020

Gingerbread: The Romantic Medieval History and Its Festive Use Today

For centuries, gingerbread has been an important part of holiday tradition. It has also provided an opportunity for creatives to impress friends and family with intricate cookies or edible structures. Dabbling in an artistic baking experiment is always fun, but at the end of the day, gingerbread is best when shared with loved ones. Did you know that intricate gingerbread cookies in the shape of your partner symbolized romantic love in medieval times?

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