Food Design At Its Best: 40 Extraordinary Examples Of Edible Art

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Everybody knows you’re not supposed to play with your food but that doesn’t stop these artists from creating some rather extraordinary edible art. Far from the mountains you used to make with your mashed potatoes, these masterpieces could go on display in a museum. Mixing together a little food and a lot of talent is the perfect recipe for some mouth watering inspiration. Check out these 40 extraordinary examples of edible art to kick start your hunger.

Sakurako Kitsa
Tree Frog made with an apple and carrot.

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Heron made of boiled egg.

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Giraffe made of polenta and roast beef pieces.

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Preying mantis made using pea pods and edamame.

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Jim Victor
This farm scene was carved from butter.

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A large sow and her piglets made of butter.

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Another large butter sculpture.

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Rebecca
Really cool carving of an orange.

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Fish made of bok choy.

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These inquisitive looking penguins are made of eggplant.

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Jordana Z
My latte has a face in it!

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Yoshiko314
Bear face.

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The Voyager
A Dr. Suess looking character.

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A few other interesting examples of latte art.

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Kawasumi
Panda sushi roll.

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A re-creation of Van Gogh’s Sunflower painting made entirely from sushi.

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Sushi art.

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Obama sushi roll.

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Akido Ida & Peirre Javelle
Mowing the lawn on a kiwi.

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Road work on an eclair.

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Tunneling through bread.

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Mash-mellow glaciers.

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Watermelon work.

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Jelly Belly
Indian portrait made with over 9,000 jelly beans.

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George Washington made of  jelly beans.

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Rock Recipies
A gingerbread house base on a real house with lots of detail.

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My Opera
Food fights back.

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A hand carved out of bread.

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Suicidal orange.

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Watermelon carving of Marilyn Monroe.

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Awesome 3D carving of a watermelon.

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Relief carving of a watermelon.

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Arnie Felix Magold

612 slices of toast.

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Adam Sheldon
Stunning work created from 132 pieces of scraped toast.

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Ray Villifan
Insane pumpkin carving of the Predator.

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Three dimensional pumpkin carving of a skull.

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Olle Hemmendorff
Air Max 90 created out of hamburger for Nike.

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Scarlett
Guest

Awesome collection!!

Retro Sweets
Guest

AMAZING – Jelly beans, burgers, butter… who would’ve thought such amazing pieces of art could come from it!

Annet
Guest

are these for sale?? if so,… where? Great work!

Nina
Guest

Very funny and creative, really awesome stuff.
Thanks for sharing :)

Duncan
Guest

Can you make a living off this? If so then I have a resignation letter to write

Michal Kozak
Guest

Amazing stuff! Suicidal orange is just the best, haha!

Khushboo
Guest

This is unbelievable. Hats off !! to these wonderful artists.

I wish I could do even an inch of it :P

Jordan Walker
Guest

Apparently they did not listen when their parents told them to not play with food. Great!

julio
Guest

Awesome post wow but I don’t like playing with my food lol.

NJ Web Designs
Guest

Cool Round up…
Obama sushi roll is yummy
And Jim Victor’s Butter Art looks awesome..

NJ Web Designs
Guest

Cool Round up…
Obama sushi roll is yummy
And Jim Victor’s Butter Art looks awesome..

Tinu
Guest

Awesome..Cool Round up…
Obama sushi roll is yummy
And Jim Victor’s Butter Art looks awesome..

Thanks for sharing..

Ignazio
Guest

Didn’t your parents tell you “not to play with your food?”
;o) Just kidding.

Great works of art!

bract
Guest

Dude, this is amazing.
I am going to share this one in my facebook.

Aidan
Guest

Awesome food arts! Funny too!

zohaib
Guest

i really don’t want to eat these great artwork :) awesome

Benoy
Guest

Incredible, and being a food lover myself, kudos to all who put in hours of hardwork and creativity to get the final touch. Its awesome. Liked the Jesus-toast work. What detailing. Wonder how it was done!!

Loveish
Guest

All I can say is that its a yummy list :)

Shevaa
Guest

Very Nice…. Especially Fish made of bok choy.. Hard Work…

Jay
Guest

Love it all.Perhaps this is why I love food so much, so versatile?

Leisha
Guest

I love these! The predator pumpkin is awesome, but I also love the praying mantis made of beans – those creepy mantis eyes.

Vegeta
Guest

OVER 9,000 JELLYBEANS!!!

Susan
Guest

How much fun! Love the imagination involved.
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Kåka
Guest

hahaha coooool yoba!!!

Grace
Guest

FREAKING AMAZING!!!!! LOVED ALL OF THEM! I love watching the pumpkin carving contests on TV at HALOWEEN

Yoni R
Guest

Adding some of my own

USJOCK
Guest

I love food and I love what these talented people did with the food!

Babar
Guest

hahaha…its really amazing

Brandon
Guest

these people are really talented…genius

Orlando Web Design
Guest

that’s some really good work!

Gourmet India
Guest

Fantastic designs , we do have some on our site as well. Do drop by.

Jorn
Guest

Food Design At Its Best: 40 Extraordinary Examples Of Edible Art – Noupe

joh
Guest

I like these ones from Japan which have anime themes
http://www.japansugoi.com/wordpress/more-brilliant-japanese-bento-box-art/

small fri
Guest

this is a talented person!!!!They are also super creative!!!You have to take you time on that and you have to have a goood pic to do too.THIS PERSON HAS GOT THE STUFF!!!!!

Orlando
Guest

That shoe burger looks good haha.

Orlando Design
Guest

mmm.. Pokemon sushi. haha

Cindy Daniels
Guest

Love it! Love it! Love it!

Mohit Chouhan
Guest

thatz really very N!cE…

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