Food Art is becoming an increasingly popular because of popular television cooking shows and because food naturally appeals to both our eyes and our taste buds! Well, today I want to share with you a lovely ocean food art creation by a student, Gianna Goldy. Gianna’s “under the sea” theme, with all of its fresh vegetables, […]
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Making carved radish flowers is a great way to “get your feet wet” with vegetable and fruit carving. Radishes are easy to work with and are usually accessible in your grocery store all year round. Their bright red skin and white interior makes for a beautiful color contrast that is perfect for making vegetable flowers. […]
Fruit arrangements that can be eaten are fun, fresh, pretty to look at and are always a welcome addition at any special event. You may have even given or received fruit arrangements as a thank you gift. There are several companies selling their own fruit bouquets and arrangements; but have you ever thought that you […]
One great thing about fruit carvings is that they can really enhance your food presentation and even make you stand out as a caterer or chef. Customers want food to not only taste good, they are drawn to food that is pleasing to the eye. Many chefs use special plating techniques, but adding fruit carvings […]
Whenever I need a creative gift idea, or just something unique to bring to a dinner, I can always be sure that vegetable bouquet arrangements will be a big hit. Not only are they colorful and attractive to look at, depending on the veggies used, they’re fun to eat for both kids and grown-ups. While […]
When I set out to create my Vegetable and Fruit Carving Course 101 for Beginners I really wanted my students to experience success right away. I want them to have creative satisfaction and get oooohs and aaaaahs from friends and family. Based on my own experiences, I knew they would. My goal was…and is…..to eliminate […]
I love vegetable and fruit carving for Spring. Probably because Spring is my favorite time of the year. It comes with lovely spring flowers blooming everywhere, bright happy colors, days that are warm and sunny, butterflies, birds nesting, and new life everywhere. Even if spring is not yet warm and sunny in your part of […]
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.
Other than the standard blue,yellow,red and green food coloring found in grocery stores I have not been able to locate food coloring that gives a pastel shade to carvings. I suppose I could mix red and blue and try to come up with an acceptable shade of purple but was wondering if oriental/asian stores handle […]