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Four Ways to Add Visual Flair to Meals

Edible flowers for cupcakes

There’s an old saying that says people eat first with their eyes. This saying continues to be supported through technology platforms like “I Ate This”–one of the biggest and most active groups on Flickr in which over 19,000 members contribute photos of food that is visually intriguing. Whether you are an at-home chef trying to make foods to appeal to your friends and family or a professional chef in the restaurant environment, ways to make food not only taste great but look amazing as well receive positive feedback from diners. Here are some tips for versatile ways to make dishes beautiful.

#1. Use Edible Flower Petals

A great way to add a touch of elegance and whimsy to dishes from salads to soups and desserts is by using edible flower petals. There are (more…)

13 Mar 2015