Potato chips sell, chocolates sell. It’s only obvious potato chips coated in chocolate should sell. That wisdom in mind, Lay’s has decided to wet its toes in the market with chocolate covered potato chips. Since Lay’s are the purveyors of edibles that are usually salty, and chocolates are sweet, they are quite cautious about this move.
Fast food outlets often advertise burgers as what they don’t really look like, and they still are beat by the legend that is the Fat & Furious burger. Created by French graphic designers Thomas and Quentin, the set shows very fat burgers packed with deliciousness and added with touches of photographic ingenuity to look better. Influenced by areas as diverse as pop culture, history and religion, the duo presented the burgers in several different settings and forms, which makes the set all the more enticing.
Banana skins are like the hot new place for art and thought. Hong Kong based art director Marta Grossi‘s graffiti on bananas includes not just creating designs on bananas, but often adorning them with glitter or colors to add to their look. The artist finds bananas as a simple and unique canvas, well suited for these temporary installations to be photographed before being consumed.
These well detailed, impressive and spooky fruit and vegetable carvings are just what the Halloween spirit needs. All these veggies and fruits have been sculpted to perfection by artist Shawn Feeney.
This fun looking Monsters birthday cake has Mike Wazowski sitting on what looks like a cushion resembling Sullivan’s fur. It was made by CakeCentral member JulzyCakes.
Meat section at the Uwajimaya Asian food market in Seattle is populated with geeky shaped characters formed out of the meat. Manager of the section Kieran Gormley spends a bit of his time sculpting the shapeless ground beef into various characters from Star Wars, Totoro, Dragon Ball Z, puppets, and video game inspired characters. Gormley takes fresh meat from the grinder and uses his hands and knife to carve and sculpt it into the desired shape.
The video delves into the process of making jelly from pouring liquids to melting gelatin, stirring and finally placing it to be molded into three traditional architectures. As the crescendo approaches, the blocks of jelly fly off in pieces and explosions.
Potential of 3D printers is huge. As they get out of their infancy, the ideas and uses associated with them keep growing at the same pace. This food printer concept is an entry to a competition by the Electrolux Design Lab. Atomium concept by Brazilian designer Luiza Silva strives to bring 3D printing to the food world, with a touch of added creativity and the idea of making food way more fun.
Like the vast majority of people to have ever existed on this planet, Kellie Strickland was stuck with the age old dilemma of how do you make kids eat food? The answer was in the form of these cute foodscapes that are fairly simple, yet look fun enough to encourage children to eat their meals.
Testing times come when you should be eating proper food but all you really want to eat is cake. This won’t solve the problem, but it will make the decision a hell lot easier. Based in London, Louise Caola creates picture perfect cakes that mimic the appearance of some other food. There’s McDonald’s burgers, french fries, pizza and even healthier alternatives like veggies and full food.