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Chef Effortlessly Decorates Cookies with Intricate Embroidery-Inspired Designs

Many amazing food creations look too good to eat, and Chef Judit Czinkn Por's cakes and cookies are no exception! Working under the name Mzesmanna, her cake-decorating shop produces awe-inspiring designs on everyday confections. Por's skill is evident with all of her baked goods, which include elaborate illustrations of people and animals. However, it's the intricate, embroidery-inspired floral patterns that truly fascinate us.

To produce such delicate compositions, Por uses multiple icing-piping tools. Handling the individual colors like a set of fine-tipped pens, she effortlessly draws beautiful blooms and frilly lace onto the surfaces of the sweets. Everything is done completely freehand and without the aid of a tracing or sketch. In one of Por's popular videos (below), there's a mesmerizing rhythm to her flawless handiwork that you have to see to believe.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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