Tag: food

Dec 13, 2012

The Plants that Fruits Come From

The Plants that Fruits Come From

In botany, a fruit is a part of a flowering plant that derives from specific tissues of the flower, one or more ovaries, and in some cases accessory tissues. Fruits are the means by which these plants disseminate seeds. Many of them that bear edible fruits, in particular, have propagated with the movements of…

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Nov 25, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Power of an Orange

Picture of the Day: The Power of an Orange

THE POWER OF AN ORANGE Photograph by Caleb Charland In this awesome photograph by Caleb Charland, we see an LED located inside sliced wedges of an orange. The cool part is that the LED is powered by the orange itself. As Caleb explains: “Recently one Sunday I spent the day at the…

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Nov 25, 2012

Illustrating the Daily Battles of ‘Will Power’

Illustrating the Daily Battles of ‘Will Power’

Oscar Ramos is an artist and illustrator from Santiago, Chile. In a public service announcement by the Government of Chile, the print campaign below entitled, “Elige Vivir Sano” (Choose Healthy Living) encourages citizens to “Exercise their will power” and choose to live a healthy lifestyle. In the brilliant illustrations below, Oscar envisions the constant…

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Nov 14, 2012

12 Delicious Dishes Served Inside Other Foods

12 Delicious Dishes Served Inside Other Foods

Recently I’ve noticed a trend where treats and snacks are served inside other edible goods. My first experience was a bowl of clam chowder soup served inside a bread bowl. Since then, I’ve seen bacon, chocolate and hollowed out apples used as a bowl. I’ve even seen eggs cooked inside other vegetables to give…

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Nov 13, 2012

The Secret World of Cereal Landscapes

The Secret World of Cereal Landscapes

In his ongoing series entitled Cerialism, photographer Ernie Button has created a secret world of miniature landscapes made from various brands of cereal. In his project statement, Ernie says: “Art is shaped by a person’s life experiences and I am no different. When I was a youngster, cereal was a luxury item. A brand name…

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Oct 27, 2012

A Restaurant Beside a Waterfall

A Restaurant Beside a Waterfall

Located at the Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort in the Philippines is the Labassin Waterfall Restaurant. The restaurant is only open for lunch and guests dine from a buffet-style menu and eat at bamboo dining tables. As you can see from the pictures it’s not a natural waterfall but a spillway from the Labasin…

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Oct 12, 2012

12 Artful Displays of Vegetables

12 Artful Displays of Vegetables

Two recent posts on Reddit this week (here and here) showed grocery stores with some beautiful and artful displays of vegetables. That made me curious to know what other amazing vegetable displays were out there on the glorious Internet. A quick search on Flickr revealed not only supermarket vegetable art, but a variety of…

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