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Ukrainian Artist Paints Old Plates With Realistic 3D Food

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A Ukrainian artist named Christina Kunanets has an original approach when it comes to her artwork: she paints realistic 3D food onto vintage plates. She starts out by painting a vintage plate onto a canvas and then uses oil paints to create her food art. Continue reading »

For 32 Years, This Japanese Chef Has Been Making a Painting of Every Single Meal He Eats

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Itsuo Kobayashi was in born 1962, and lives in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. After having worked as a chef at a soba restaurant and at a supply center for school meals in Saitama, northwest of Tokyo, until he was 46 years old, Itsuo Kobayashi began having difficulty walking due to alcoholic neuritis. Since he was about 26 years old, he has made detailed illustrations of and written down his thoughts about the food he has eaten. Continue reading »

The Delicious & Mouthwatering Vegan Food Photography By Andy

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The delicious and mouthwatering Vegan Food Photography by Berlin and Brussels photographer Andy (vegan.dy). Andy is a minimalist and he is passionate about photography and the vegan lifestyle and uses those two passions to create eye-catchy art pieces. Delicious and colorful dishes that become into lush photographs. Continue reading »

Food Monsters: Sandwich Beasts by Kasia Haupt

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Sandwich Monsters is a hobby blog created by creative director Kasia Haupt where she publishes her absolutely spectacular sandwiches that she makes out of everyday lunchtime foods. Continue reading »

Chef David Rivillo Creates Mindblowing and Unique Pasta Designs

It’s hard for many of us to imagine better comfort food than pasta. Now imagine devouring a noodle that rather looks like a work of art. Chef David Rivillo is offering exactly that – the pasta he makes seems too beautiful to eat and has earned him almost 40K+ followers on Instagram. Continue reading »

This Artist Illustrates Dishes That Will Probably Make You Hungry

According to Lua Lazarovic: “Hi everyone, My name is Lua Lazarovic, and a few years ago I had a dream to make my way into the wonderful world of creative imaging and be able to express myself – all while doing a form of work that brings actual joy to my soul. Continue reading »

Youmeng Liu Makes Realistic 3D Embroideries, And They Look Good Enough To Eat

Embroideries have come a long way from just being a traditional art form, and nowadays there’s many masters in the field. Naturally, they all want to make their special mark, and because of that, they keep looking for new paths to explore within the medium. Continue reading »

This Takashi Murakami Flower Pan Lets You Make Kawaii Pancake Art At Home To Start The Day With A Smile


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Takashi Murakami is one of the most famous Japanese artists in the world. Even if you don’t recognise his name, you will definitely recognise his signature multi-coloured smiling sunflowers. These have appeared as recurring motifs on everything from Louis Vuitton bags to the UNIQLO x Billie Eillish UT collection. This time, the design appears on the limited edition Takashi Murakami flower pan, released as a collab between the artist and Japanese fashion magazine, Smart. Continue reading »

These Handmade 3D Cookie Frostings Will Blow Your Mind

What do anime and baking have in common with each other? In almost all cases, nothing, but in this case, they do have one thing in common. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Makes Rice Balls Of Popular Characters, Animals, Folklore That Are Too Good To Eat

Art, no matter how well-preserved, is still temporary. But that’s ok, and some artists even embrace this. This artist from Japan creates art out of rice balls, also known as onigiri in Japanese. Though they have an immense aesthetic value, food never should be wasted, so it’s logical that they’re supposed to get eaten. However, these creations are too good to just be devoured, and many would hesitate to eat them. Continue reading »

Absolutely Superb Ground Meat Sculptures by Kieran Gormley

Food artist and grocery store meat manager Kieran Gormley uses ground beef and pork to create fantastic sculptures based on characters from video games and pop culture. When it comes to sculpting meat, the man is a total genius! Continue reading »

Artist Draws Food With A Handful Of Character And A Dash Of Humour

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The best breakfast couple in a tango.

“Hi! I’m Chrystal Giam, a freelance graphic designer and illustrator from Malaysia, but currently based in a country of the complete opposite, Finland. Here are some food illustrations I made for an ongoing project called Foodman to recreate daily situations with personified food. I like my food cute, funny and “punny”, so I hope you’ll like them too!” Continue reading »

Gelatin Lamps Look Just Like Revolting Vintage Jell-O Recipes

Artist Leanne Rodriguez aka Elrod of Mexakitsch has perfected the art of creating some of the most disgusting gelatin recipes from the 50s and casting them in resin, turning them into functional table lamps! Continue reading »

Household Surrealism: Artist Helga Stentzel Uses Common Household Items to Create Surreal Forms

Helga Stentzel (previously) is a Russian-born visual artist based in London, UK. She works across a wide range of media including illustration, photography, video and stop motion animation. Continue reading »

Food Inspired by Mario’s World

It’s in Super Nintendo World, an area dedicated to Mario’s world in Universal Park in Osaka, Japan, that the Kinopio’s Cafe is located. Continue reading »

This Artist Can Carve Anything From Food

One of the most exciting parts of Halloween is all the creepy decorations carved from a pumpkin that we are eager to make and show off. But for some people, Halloween is every day of the year. They say anything can be art, so Italian artist Valeriano Fatica chose food as his medium. In his talented hands, watermelons, pumpkins, potatoes, carrots, avocados, cheese, truffles, and even tiny coffee beans turn into incredibly detailed sculptures that look just too good to eat. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Makes Bento Boxes With Popular Anime Characters

If you ever feel like your plate doesn’t spark joy, and let’s be honest, it happens more often than we’d like to admit, you may wanna get yourself inspired by this Japanese food art. Also known as kyaraben, it features fun and super kawaii food assembled in elaborate styles and compositions. Continue reading »

“Play With Your Food”: Pop Culture Icons Recreated With Sausages

BurpZine is an Instagram series created by pastry chef Erik Vernieuwe, in cooperation with photographer Kris De Smedt, in his spare time. The series is exactly what you think it is – sausages dressed as celebrities, art pieces, and cartoon characters. Continue reading »

Sweet Bakery in Pastel Colors

On his Instagram account, Raymond aka Ray Ray, presents himself as an “unqualified baker”. Yet the images of his sweet and colorful creations suggest the opposite. Based in Melbourne, Australia, this pastry chef completed a degree in accounting before realizing that pastries interested him more than numbers, and learning bakery by himself. Its culinary specialties : donuts, fortune cookies and sweet sticks, as greedy for the taste buds as for the eyes. Continue reading »

Cthulhu Turkey: It’s a Turkey Stuffed With Octopus That People Actually Make

People are weird. They cook and eat the strangest things. This time it’s an octopus stuffed inside a turkey, sitting on top of crab legs, and (optionally) garnished with bacon strips. This monstrous culinary invention was inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos, and honestly… it looks like a crime against culinary art. Continue reading »

Confectioner Bakes Stories From Pies That Are Too Beautiful To Eat

As Thanksgiving approaches, today’s story is about one of the most important and delicious parts of Thanksgiving diner—pies. Liz Joy’s pies tell a story like no other. They tell stories from tales we all know, like Little Red Riding Hood. She does tasteful references to Peter Pan, Ursula, and Ariel, from Disney, and Khaleesi with her dragon from Game Of Thrones. And Liz tells unique narratives of her own, like a girl in a little snow globe, a boy having adventures in the wild, or a fairy sitting on the edge of the moon. Continue reading »

This Bakery Artists Make Works of Art that Just So Happen to be Cakes

Tortik Annushka (Annie’s Cake) is a Moscow-based, cake design studio founded in 2009 by brother and sister pastry chefs. In addition to their sumptuous creations, the studio also offers in-class and online training modules for aspiring bakers of all skill levels. Continue reading »

These Marine-Themed Cakes Are The Coolest Treats We’ve Seen In A While

The Covid-19 pandemic has made vacationing in a tropical island paradise a lot harder this year, but you can satisfy your craving for tropical destinations as well as your sweet tooth with some ultra-realistic paradise island cakes. We didn’t even know something like that even existed, but it turns out some cake masters are so skilled that they can recreate a tropical island setting using regular baking ingredients, food coloring and jelly. Continue reading »

This Japanese Fruit Sandwich Store In Tokyo Explodes In Popularity, Includes Rare, Expensive Varieties

Luxury fillings you won’t find anywhere else.

Back in late March, before the coronavirus state of emergency was declared in Japan, a small store opened in Tokyo’s trendy Nakameguro district and immediately started selling out of its products. Continue reading »

Edible Anus Company Makes Chocolate Buttholes, And People Are Actually Buying Them

The Edible Anus first saw the light of day in 2006 when the London artist, Magnus Irvin, made a range of them in multi-coloured chocolate to present in an exhibition. It was at the ensuing show that he met and formed a partnership with Mr Ritzema, a tall man of Dutch desent. Since then the two of them have worked together to make the range of products available today. Continue reading »