Japanese chef hand-carves intricate patterns into fruit and vegetables

Japanese chef and food artist Takehiro Kishimoto is still a master when transforming everyday fruit and vegetables into edible masterpieces.

Image: Takehiro Kishimoto 

The instagrammer, with the handle @gakugakugakugakugaku1, uses an x-acto knife to carve intricate patterns into apples, courgettes, eggs and avocados.

Image: Takehiro Kishimoto 

In order to combat the rapid oxidisation, depending on each fruit or vegetable, some creations must be made within several minutes. For others, Kishimoto who says it can take up to an hour for broccoli and up to two hours for an avocado.

Image: Takehiro Kishimoto 

Asked what he does with the creations after finishing them, Kishimoto said: ‘I carve and eat it.’

Image: Takehiro Kishimoto 

For more of this guy’s creations and the intricate process on his Instagram account, which has amassed over 284,000 followers already.

Source: designboom.com




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