Okay, as you know, I’ve long been fascinated with Japanese menu depictions of hot dogs, because they can’t seem to resist making them look a little, er, over-eager. But don’t you … Continue Reading Japanese Food Styling Gone Wrong
A few days ago I was climbing the escalators in the hated Skytree* in search of the Sumidagawa Aquarium, and was stopped in my tracks by this. An exhibition of fake food art! Best. Idea. Ever. All … Continue Reading Potatosaurus Rex
Okay, as the self-diagnosed Queen of Fail when it comes to Japanese crafts (remember the “rabbit” from the animal lollipops workshop?), I was pretty sure that any fake food I made without the experts … Continue Reading Make Your Own Plastic Food…At Home!
Best. Purchase. Ever. How many ways do I love Kappabashi, the street where Tokyo restaurants go to shop? If you’d like to visit Kappabashi Street the next time you’re in … Continue Reading Hey, It’s Sushi O’Clock!
If only I could instruct various ingredients to assemble themselves into yum-looking dishes like this with a wave of my magic wand! (Hint, hint, Xmas wish list: MAGIC WAND) Saw … Continue Reading The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Moves On To Cooking
Last week I jumped at the chance to visit a place that makes fake food models for Japanese restaurants and learn the secrets of making tempura and lettuce! Making fake … Continue Reading Make Your Own Plastic Food!