If you visit Japanese bakeries, chances are you'll come across confectionaries that are as cute as they are tasty. Among the array of delicious treats are nerikiri wagashi, meaning Japanese sweets. This style of dessert was invented during the Edo period and encompasses items that are made using mochi (pounded rice), anko (azuki sweet red bean paste), and occasionally fruit. With these materials, food artists can create amazing designs.
Chef Amaury Guichon has made a dream cake for animal lovers and chocoholics.
Ambitious Couple Is “Traveling” to Every Country in the World by Recreating Traditional Foods for Incredible At-Home Feasts
You can learn a lot about a culture by eating the food.
The world of dumplings is vast, with a variety of styles and offerings. This broad category of food consists of dough that's wrapped around a filling and is often pinched closed. The dough itself can be a variety of starches (potatoes, flour, etc.) and the fillings can be sweet or savory. To see what such diversity looks like, get a glimpse at the impressive—and mouthwatering—spread that was at a Dumplings Around the World Party.
Food art is always an entertaining form of artistic expression and latte art is no exception.
Whether you prefer avocado, butter, or eggs, we all have our own way of dressing toast.
We're no stranger to animal-shaped treats. We've fawned over beloved animals taking shape as rabbit cakes, corgi buns, and cat loaves over the years, but it's not every day that you come across confections shaped like hamsters. Fortunately, dessert artist Mocha Mocha is filling that void with her tiny, cream-colored cookies. These adorable biscuits are modeled after adorably rotund hamsters, with oval-shaped bodies and rounded ears, feet, and tails.
Bakers are no strangers to creating confections inspired by beloved TV and film characters.
From corgi-shaped buns to cat-inspired loaves to watermelon bread, Japanese bakeries are known for their cute confections.
Solo dining is an under-appreciated art in most parts of the world, but an innovative Japanese hot pot restaurant in Tokyo has decided to set its sights on parties of one. The creative new eatery, called Hokkaido Menkoi Nabe Kuma-chan Onsen, first opened its doors in December 2021 to serve up some hot pot.
What better way to welcome the year of the tiger than with a fierce-looking pie?
Japanese food artist Gaku is known for his intricate food carvings.