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Posted by on May 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Edible Art: Let Your Kids Play with Their Food

Edible Art: Let Your Kids Play with Their Food

I bought the new book Funny Food: 365 Fun, Healthy, Silly, Creative Breakfasts at my Hooray for Books specifically for my 8-year-old daughter Ana to try out with her 4-year-old little sister, Nadja. The book is less a book of recipes and more a book of inspiring, clever, and funny “edible paintings”  made from typical breakfast food (bagels, eggs, toast, fruit) depicting faces, whole people, animals, flowers, and more. Before they started, Ana took the book in hand with the idea of doing a formal review. She and Nadja eagerly paged through the book giggling and exclaiming over the creations. “The hair made from strawberries cut to look like bangs combed to the side are awesome!” said Ana when she said a waffle face (page 61). She also said she loved the designs, although some were just plain weird to her, like one on the back cover that depicts a bird in a nest with bacon as the tree trunk. She also wasn’t keen on trying any that used mushrooms,...

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