Food Art

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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January 31, 2024

These Adorable Korean Cat Puddings Are Taking the Internet by Storm, One Wiggle at a Time

Few things bring as much joy as cute critters and sweet treats. Now, the latest food trend has mixed them together in an adorable dessert to die for. The Korean Cat Pudding, or punyangi, is a wobbly, kitty-shaped milk pudding—complete with tiny black eyes giving it a lovely expression. However, its most exciting feature is its wiggliness. Videos show people shaking these endearing desserts into oblivion.

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