Intricate Patterns Hand-Carved into Fruit and Vegetables by Takehiro Kishimoto

https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/55908264_128383944898009_8487688186860791094_n.jpghttps://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/03/takehiro-kishimoto-carved-fruit-vegetables/When he’s not cooking them, Japanese chef and food artist Takehiro Kishimoto (previously) is turning fruits and vegetables into intricately carved sculptures too beautiful to eat. Using sharp handheld blades, Kishimoto combines the centuries-old art of Thai fruit carving with the Japanese art of Mukimono to decorate apples, carrots, broccoli, and broad beans with geometric patterns and elaborate designs.
The precision easily could be mistaken for digital photo manipulation were it not for the process videos that Kishimoto shares on his Instagram, where he also writes that he hopes the Thai carving tradition will spread around the world. More