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Seiji Kawasaki: Wooden Food

Posted in craft, food, sculpture with tags , , , on June 28, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

I couldn’t find an artist homepage for Japanese wood sculptor Seji Kawasaki, but I did find a great Instagram (which I was almost reluctant to follow because I feared while scanning my feed I’d think “Oh great, more pictures of peoples’ boring food.”)

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The textures and hyper-real presentation he achieves are pretty incredible, no?

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Bizarre Celebrity Cookbook Megapost

Posted in absurd, Books, food, humor, retro with tags , , , , , , on June 19, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

I’ve had these kicking around my hard drive for years. Why not share some bizarre, retro and/or otherwise laughable celebrity culinary publication efforts.

I really want to see what’s in this one!
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Cookie Cutter Cat

Posted in cats, food, products, wish list with tags , , , on May 23, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

This Cookie Cutter is amazing because:

1) Cats
2) You can put icing on the cookies for a sweet feline appearance
3) You can serve them as-is as a subtle hint to unwanted guests

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Hasan Kale: Micro Art

Posted in art, food with tags , on May 15, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Today I bring you some rather impressive micro art by Turkish artist Hasan Kale.

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While his food pieces have quite a novelty factor, the butterfly works truly stand out for their delicate beauty.
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He paints cityscapes on very unlikely tiny food and object canvases.

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Chocolate I’d actually stop to admire (for a good 30 seconds; an eternity with chocolate in my face) before devouring it. Kidding, kidding. I’d eat around the painted part. I’m not rude enough to chomp on someone’s hard work. Usually.
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Hasan Kale

Olga Noskova: Glazed Mirror Cakes

Posted in cake, food with tags , on May 14, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Olga Noskova’s impossibly shiny “mirror” cakes are…to use a phrase I’m not entirely crazy about…blowing up to the Internet right now. With good reason.

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The glaze consists of gelatin powder, various forms of sugar and condensed milk. Who knew what an incredible effect that could create in the right proportions?
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Even the multilayered inside of these cakes has a beautiful presentation.

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Olga Noskova

Desktop Goodies 4/10

Posted in absurd, anatomy, art, clothing, fashion, film, humor, japan, photography, retro, sea, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 10, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Let’s start with some sea inspired fashion…
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And a gorgeous octopus ice sculpture:
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A stunning still frame.
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I like the way this woman thinks. Pizza will never break your heart.
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A beautiful soul is made of rabbits.
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Oh thank you, Rachel, for this…and your other invaluable contributions to this post.
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I’m sure it’s happening somewhere…
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Traveling in style.
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I approve of this progression.
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Yep, it’s a wig made of countless earbuds on strings…for people who want to have listening parties and don’t care about personal space.
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Who remembers this?
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All of my outfits are based on various diaphonized specimens. Fashion at its finest.
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Christine McConnell: Deceptive Desserts

Posted in Books, cake, food with tags , , on April 9, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Deceptive Desserts is a new book by the amazing Christine McConnell.

Look at this nice, healthy bowl of fruit:
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PSYCH! It’s cake! Sweet, delicious cake. It still counts as healthy because it looks just like fruit though, right?
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Check out McConnell’s amazing images (including sneak peeks into the book) here.

Deceptive Desserts

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