Posts tagged anatomical
So the top seller in the Valentine’s Day anatomical pop up (aside from our under the counter v cakes) to date is this salted red caramel heart – yum! One day down, two to go!
I am also totally in love with this anatomical heart pinata kindly made for us by Kerry Hughes.
Check out the anatomically correct detail on this incredible lung cake from Sarah Hardy – hard to get more anatomical than this beast. Available for pre-order, it’s £120, this large cake surely needs to be served at every client meeting this Halloween.
Based on various real Anatomical Veni, and the final addition to the Cake for Breakfast Chocolate Victorian Pharmacy, is this AMAZING creation from Chris. Approx. 750g of white high quality chocolate; for sale as a set in a limited edition at Eat Your Heart Out 2012. Contact Cake for Breakfast to find our more or order directly. A text book example of where confectionery becomes art, am not sure I could bear to eat her.
Nicola Shipley of Tattoo Cakes has created EYHO this incredible set of 12 cupcakes, each with a hand painted topper inspired by vintage medical illustrations. Perfectly at home in the pathology museum then, and yep of course they will be on sale. Still working out if to sell in boxes of 12, 6 (two whole sets) or individually. What do you think?
Miss Insomnia Tulip is one of those super talented people who just don’t get how ground breaking their work really is. Sure people have made rabbits, teddy bears and even heart shaped macarons before but she is the first person I have seen really take the humble macaron to the next level in terms of presentation. Something she had previously done with cake pops such as these blow up doll ones and the now infamous Leveson Inquiry set.
Beyond excited at being able to sell such jaw dropping macaron based anatomical delights at our shop (forget places like Fortnum & Masons we are THE place to go for Halloween treats). When Miss IT starting painting on macarons I loved the innovation of it (I am a macaron fiend and normally use my friend Ross as an excuse to buy them whenever his band is playing in London), and am slightly staggered at how the boundaries of creativity with macs continue to be pushed and broken by her astonishing talent. Remember these are all created using traditional macaron mixture…
You can see below some of the range she will be selling at EYHO, both in full sets such as hearts, and in organ specific packs. Have a feeling you’ll need to get there early if you want to get your bloody hands on any of these for your Halloween party.
Oh and she will also be selling things such as this ‘Small Pox Surprise’ – White Chocolate Rocky Road Traybake with Pistachio, Jelly Fruits, Macadamia Nuts and Chocolate Chips. Who knew deadly diseases could be so tasty!
I can’t believe I have not yet posted these lung cancer cookies and edible cigarettes Natasha Collins created for me on request as I wanted to send them to a PR client (trust me for the client these were perfect). I LOVE nothing more than when people share our work and we truly take inspiration from the comments other bloggers make on where to take Evil Cakes next. Thanks to Medical State of Mind we’re going to be more surreal next time – unicorn lungs encrusted with clumps of glitter maybe?..
The surprising part of this piece is that the whole thing is edible, down to the cigarette butts and ash. The detail and vividness it invokes gives it an extra sense of surrealism. The question of course is not so much are you willing to eat it, but do you think it will taste good? That is food for thought.
One thing I am passionate about with this crazy Eat Your Heart Out business is to continue to push the limits of edible art – well get the cake makers to push the limits to be precise – and create things which have never been seen before. These incredible baby heads from Conjurer’s Kitchen a case in point. I also think it is this ethos which leads to the creation of viral marketing, PR & advertising stunts – such as the Resident Evil Human Butchery – when doing my proper job as a freelance creative director.
A private commission (that’s all we can say), they are solid white chocolate baby heads, and the same size as the head of your average newborn baby. They also TERRIFY me! As I was tweeting earlier there is something SO disturbing about these heads but I just can’t put my finger on it. Maybe it’s as they have no body, or maybe it’s just as they are a baby’s head?!? Either way I am so proud to be heading up a movement which leads to the creation of amazing edible works of art just like these. We’ll be using them in a project very soon I am sure!!!