Edible Art

Overview

Sculpture created from fruits and vegetables will challenge you, and amaze your guests. Simple techniques and tools make it possible to create absolutely stunning centerpieces that will be the talk of the party. Butterflies and rosebuds from colorful beets, carrots, and radishes are easily crafted. Elaborate melon lanterns and "flower" filled vases are crafted step-by-step in pictures, making it easy for you to follow the directions. Twenty-five splendid projects promise to delight dinner guests, and gratify ...
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Overview

Sculpture created from fruits and vegetables will challenge you, and amaze your guests. Simple techniques and tools make it possible to create absolutely stunning centerpieces that will be the talk of the party. Butterflies and rosebuds from colorful beets, carrots, and radishes are easily crafted. Elaborate melon lanterns and "flower" filled vases are crafted step-by-step in pictures, making it easy for you to follow the directions. Twenty-five splendid projects promise to delight dinner guests, and gratify their maker. An inexpensive hobby, food sculpture becomes a priceless addition to any table setting. This book will show you how to create imaginative centerpieces like a pro.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764325137
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Pages: 148
  • Sales rank: 817,467
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword: Too Good to Eat     8
The Eye Eats Too: A Little Story of Origins     10
A Matter of Freshness...: Tips and Tricks for Success     12
Fruit and Vegetable Types: Seasonal Schedule     16
The Right Equipment...: Tools and Knives     18
Plate Decorations     28
Decorated Carrot     30
Radish Spiral     32
Tomato Crab     34
Tomato Flower     36
Garland     38
Lemon Puzzle     40
Eggplant Napkin Ring     42
Captured Sphere     44
Red Beet Butterfly     46
Zucchini Fan     48
Tomato Bird     50
Fish     52
Citrus King     56
Bee     58
Papaya Flower     62
Cucumber Crocodile     64
Table Decorations     68
Elephant Walk     70
Water Buffalo     76
Hedgehog in the Grass     82
Too Good to Wilt     84
Fruit Bowl with Zucchini Cup     94
Night Light     100
Buffet Decorations     106
Real Eye Candy     108
Exotic Flower Vase     114
Tulips in Every Season     122
Dedication     128
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