Cake art is more popular than ever, with many bakers creating sweet treats that not only taste good, but are a feast for the eyes too. One creative chef to do so is self-confessed “buttercream enthusiast” Leslie Vigil. The California-based artist is part of Tasteful Cakes, a family-owned cake shop that specializes in delectable desserts that look almost too good to eat.
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Pasta powerhouse Linda Miller Nicholson reimagines the likes of bowtie, ravioli, and tortellini in the most colorful of ways.
As a child, you might have believed the moon was made of cheese or perhaps dreamt of visiting Willy Wonka’s magical candy world. Although we can’t fly you to the moon or gift you a golden ticket, we can introduce you to the whimsical food art of Carl Warner. The artist uses everyday ingredients to create edible landscapes that look oddly familiar. The series—aptly titled Foodscapes—merges Warner’s boundless imagination with his talent for food photography.
Things are not what they seem on the plates of chef Ben Churchill.
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Cake maker Siew Heng Boon crafts confections that don’t look edible at all. Her glass-like creations are instead akin to office paperweights with florals and fish encased beneath clear surfaces. Known as 3D jelly cakes, these confections are made with gelatin or seaweed jelly powder and use specific tools to inject colorful motifs onto a clear base. Boon’s cakes are an awe-inspiring example of when food transcends into edible works of art.
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When it comes to textile art, we thought we’d seen it all, but Japanese artist ipnot’s miniature food embroidery designs...
At the beginning of 2015, New York-based artist Ruby Silvious embarked on a new project called 363 Days of Tea, a visual diary of miniature paintings and collages on used, emptied-out tea bags. While many discard their used tea bags, Silvious celebrates the popular, daily tea-drinking ritual by recycling them for use as mini canvases. Three years later, the artist continues to create her daily paintings, illustrating her day-to-day life.
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The cosmos provide an infinite source of wonder with their far-away worlds and swirling nebulas.