Thursday, March 12, 2009

Garnishing tip and techniques for food: Be unconventional, use a stencil

A beautifully crafted dish can flirt with your senses to create an emotional response that is both captivating and romantic. The sense of sight has to do with the sense of taste. Believe it or not, the look of a dish can make it more delicious. It's psychological. Science has proved that the nose and mouth are connected to the eyes which is connected to the brain.

So, welcome to our first post of Garnishing tips and techniques for Indian food - a weekly showcase of ideas for decorating food, presentation techniques, and tips for garnishing!

Today's post features Nazarina A from GiddyGastronome. Naz is my personal favorite blogger when it comes to making food look pretty with style and color. Check out her blog yourself if you don't believe me! You will be in awe. Naz says she doesn't have any rules where presentation and garnishing are concerned. She will use just about anything to complement the main dish. The edgier and the more unconventional the better! Truly, I can see this does work!

Today, Naz presents one unconventional style for food decoration. Her entry for Garnishing tips and techniques for Indian food is Butterscotch almond thumbprint with balloon. She used a stencil(!) and some cocoa powder!
I have no doubt that these taste great. I am confident that kids will particularly love to eat these cookies because how cute they look.
Thank you Naz for being kind enough to willingly share your style secret!

Through Garnishing tips and techniques we endeavor to project myriad and fascinating ways to make food look more appealing. As a part of this series, every week we will present an exciting and new garnishing style from fellow foodies around the globe. Here is to our first post. Stay tuned for many more ahead!

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10 comments:

Nazarina A said...

This looks awesome! This is really a fun event and you have done such a marvelous job presenting it! I cannot wait for all the other entries! Thanks!!!

Food Fanatic said...

You are most welcome, Nazarina! Thanks again for sending this in.
I am glad you thought I could do justice presenting this.

Stay tuned for more posts on Garnishing!!

A_and_N said...

Interesting!

Varunavi said...

Very creative

Meenal Mehta said...
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Food Fanatic said...

thanks, Meenal. I am on my way ;)

all smiles :)

Kitchen Flavours said...

Nazarina is my personal favourite too...There are some awesome master pieces by her. Garnishing is pretty most important when comes to serving the food. This is really a fun event. Hope to learn more.....Keep Rocking!

Madhumathi said...

This is an interesting event ..Good work,dear..I'm yet to check out Nazarina..Im heading to her blog..

Food Fanatic said...

Lubna, I am still waiting for YOUR entry!! :)

Thank you Madhu and also thanks for your email!! Will get back to you soonish.

Food Fanatic said...

You are right A_and_N and Varunavi.

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