The first ever U.S. Collegiate National Championships were held at THE CARVE event at the Holland Farmer’s Market in Holland Michigan. It was all about fruit and vegetable carving. What fun it was. There was creativity flowing everywhere. In this article, you’ll see the winners and you’ll find lots of photos that may give you some […]
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People’s Choice Division – Winner’s and Competitors THE CARVE III at the Holland Farmer’s Market was a blast. Here are the winners and competitors of the People’s Choice division of the competition. The attendees of The Carve voted for their favorite vegetable carving arrangement. I was thrilled to be awarded the first prize. Brandon D”Arca […]
I thought that you might enjoy seeing these photos of beautiful fruit carvings. They may provide inspiration for you to learn fruit carving. If you are already an experienced fruit carver, maybe you will get some new ideas for patterns to carve.
Yesterday I participated in a little friendly fruit carving competition and won 2nd prize. I thought you might like to see my arrangement. I hope it gives you some ideas for your own arrangements.
A group of us carved fruits and vegetables to make a lovely display table at a Songkran Festival which celebrates the Thai Traditional New Year and is also known as the Water Festival. I thought that you might enjoy these photos. They may give you some inspiration and ideas for carvings of your own.
I thought you might enjoy seeing the step-by-step watermelon carving of Chef Francisco Vita of Brazil. He does beautiful work, doesn’t he.
Here is one way that of my customers has improvised with beautiful results. In my Hearts and Roses video lessons, I show how to make swans from apples. One of my customers, Al Kitchen in Arizona, used the same design concept to create a beautiful swans from honeydew melon.
Remember the old saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention”? I think it applies to fruit and vegetable carving. There will be plenty of times that you are in the middle of preparing a carving and realize that you don’t have all the ingredients that you need. Or, you may want to create a carving […]
Some of my viewers have sent emails telling me that “Your carvings are so beautiful, it’s kind of intimidating to try them”. That is why I decided to send the free video about how to carve a honeydew into a bunny that I sent to all my subscribers a few weeks ago. It’s a simple […]