Monthly archive January, 2010
Frida Kahlo - Roasted Chicken with Pumpkin Mole

Frida Kahlo – Roasted Chicken with Pumpkin Mole

I tasted my first authentic mole in Mexico City on a History of Art trip to study the art of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. With the vibrant paintings swirling through my head, I became completely intoxicated with mole poblano. From the Mexican word molli meaning ‘concoction,’ mole is commonly known in the combined form...
Johann Christian Berndt - Pear, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto Pizza

Johann Christian Berndt – Pear, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto Pizza

I am so happy to reinstate the monthly collaborative feature here on Feasting on Art. Alyson, the designer behind the website redesign, is also the blogger behind the charming design site, Unruly Things. I visit her blog daily to gush over pretty vintage finds and inspiring photography. In addition to her design company Seventy &...
Review – Taste: Food & Feasting in Art

Review – Taste: Food & Feasting in Art

The representation of food has always had a presence within the realm of the visual arts. The survey show, Taste: Food and Feasting in Art, explores the genre with an assortment of pieces from sculpture to painting to photography all from the Auckland Art Gallery collection. The usual suspects are all present – Warhol with...
Frida Kahlo – Shellfish Ceviche

Frida Kahlo – Shellfish Ceviche

Welcome to Feasting on Art’s brand new home – a new look designed by Alyson of Seventy and Sunny and a new URL. There is the same Recipe Index but a new About page. I still have to get a photo up but until then you can see a pseudo self-portrait here. I have a...
Frida Kahlo - Coconut Milk Ice Cream with Caramelized Papaya & Lime

Frida Kahlo – Coconut Milk Ice Cream with Caramelized Papaya & Lime

Although Frida Kahlo is best known for her striking and emotionally revealing self portraits, she created about 40 still life paintings that provide just as much insight into her preoccupation with death and her overwhelming loneliness. I was recently given an anthology detailing Kahlo’s entire body of still life paintings and have become so enamored...