Intricate Carvings Actually Make Vegetables Look Appealing

Japan has a tradition of carving intricate patterns into produce as a way of enhancing the presentation of a meal. An Instagram user known as Gaku has obviously mastered the art, known as “Mukimono”, demonstrating his skills on a stalk of broccoli, as well as a radishes, apples and bananas.

The meticulous carving process requires a great deal of skill, especially since there’s no undo button if you screw up. To make things even more difficult, the work needs to be completed before oxidation takes its toll on the fruit/vegetable canvas.

(via Spoon & Tamango via HC)


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