Food Art

June 29, 2018

Chef Creates Mind-Bending Food Illusions Where Nothing on the Plate Is What It Seems

Things are not what they seem on the plates of chef Ben Churchill. His food art is an ongoing series of optical illusions that conceal delicious desserts under the guise that they’re inanimate objects or completely different dishes. Churchill is a master at forming his pannacotta, sponge cakes, and jellies to mimic the size and shape of what he’s trying to imitate; they look so convincing that you only realize they're sweet treats once you dig in.

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March 24, 2018

Colorfully Textured Buttercream Cakes Frosted to Look Like Fuzzy Shag Rugs

A post shared by alana jones-mann (@alanajonesmann) on Jul 26, 2017 at 2:23pm PDT With a background in event planning and a passion for design, Los Angeles-based baker Alana Jones-Mann creates custom cakes that double as delightful works of edible art. In addition to conventional cake-decorating themes like flowers and festive holidays, Jones-Mann has also found inspiration in an unlikely source: the humble shag rug.

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January 19, 2018

Artistic Baker Creates Mesmerizing Cakes Covered in Glossy Mirror Glaze

A post shared by Ksenia Penkina (@ksenia.penkina) on Jan 17, 2018 at 11:48pm PST With a self-proclaimed “passion in patisserie,” culinary artist Ksenia Penkina crafts cakes that are as fun to stare at as they are to sample. While the Vancouver-based baker dabbles in all sorts of desserts, her mesmerizing mirror-glazed mousse cakes have proven to be her most popular pâtisserie. Penkina creates her captivating mousse cakes in an assortment of sizes and styles.

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