Food Art

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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December 19, 2017

Foodie Matches Anything Edible with Its Perfect Pantone Swatch

Food and design go together more often than we think. Lucy Litman shows us how both literal and delicious this can be with her #pantoneposts project. The premise is simple yet visually striking—and it’ll probably make you hungry. Using Pantone swatches, Litman matches the colorful squares with foods of the same hue. Like many creative endeavors, Litman began #pantoneposts as a side project.

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December 1, 2017

This Creative Woman Excels at Baking Art Pies with Avant-Garde Crust Designs

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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