Food Art – Mike McCarey

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Mike McCarey is a God among pastry chefs for his innovative abilities to recreate any object from cake. His showpieces are sculpted, airbrushed and generally perfect replicas of what they’re meant to represent. In 1993, he opened his own shop “Mike’s Amazing Cakes” in Washington state and he’s been shaping sugar, butter, batter and chocolate ever since.  His cake art has several guidelines which he follows religiously: the object/concept presented should be as accurate (realistic) or as animated as possible and should have a unique perspective. His cakes have won... Read The Rest →

Food Art – Hong Yi (aka Red)

"...and that's how the third pig REALLY got away"

Hong Yi is a Malaysian artist that likes painting pictures through unconventional methods. She experiments with a certain material for an entire month creating beautiful works of art almost every day. If you check her out, look at her flower petal collection since it’s pretty wild. For our sake, I’m just going to focus on her 30 Days of Food series. Her guidelines for this art project were straightforward: everything on display must be edible and displayed on a simple white dish. The images are courtesy of http://www.ohiseered.com which is Hong Yi’s personal... Read The Rest →

 
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