Monthly archive March, 2010
Henri Matisse - Apple & Shallot Croquettes

Henri Matisse – Apple & Shallot Croquettes

As a Midwest girl I was very excited when Chicago blogger Dana from Real Food Rehab sent me an email regarding a collaboration. She very kindly interviewed me for her site and we quickly began to assemble ideas. The Art Institute of Chicago has always been very near and dear to my heart (it houses...
John Olsen – BBQ Tikka Prawns

John Olsen – BBQ Tikka Prawns

Culinaria – The Cuisine of the Sun is an exhibition of paintings by the artist John Olsen that recently opened here in Sydney at the Tim Olsen Gallery. The show is enjoyable for anyone who is interested in food or art as it contains a collection of paintings in Olsen’s signature squiggly style of all...
Frida Kahlo's Menú Festivo

Frida Kahlo’s Menú Festivo

Frida Kahlo and her pet deer, Granizo, 1939, photograph by Nickolas Muray
Damien Hirst – Cineole Cupcakes

Damien Hirst – Cineole Cupcakes

Sometimes I can’t help myself, I just have to indulge in a bit of kitsch.  Cupcakes and  pharmaceuticals are not a likely combination but I stayed true to the spot painting production and created a slightly different shade for each little cake and arranged them in a random order.   The cake is the red velvet...