Wednesday, 18 Nov, 2009 Offbeat
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London Made from Fruits and Vegetables

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One of the famous snappers in the world Carl Warner together with his team of five assistants designed and created London's most famous structures from fruits and vegetables.


All in all it took the team three weeks and 26 different types of fruits and vegetables to recreate London's skyline.

The foody model features the Big Ben with a face made of lemon slices, The Houses of Parliament made using asparagus, green and runner beans and baby sweetcorn, The London Eye made of green beans that Warner decided to use as spokes and baby plum tomatoes used to represent pods.

Among other constructions, the model featured the Gherkin building accurately recreated using two types of melon and enriched with green beans that replaced the famous spiralling glass frames.

The team used pineapple piers, celery and shredded wheat towers to reproduce The Tower Bridge and breadsticks, spelt crackers and mini shredded wheat to recreate The Tower of London. In the video you can see the entire process.

Posted by greendan80

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50 votes

//5 Dec 21, 2009 02:34 PM | posted by: lady_olga [InfoMANIAC]
wonderful... beautiful and tasty at the same time.... and with a great TASTE OF COURSE
42 votes

//4 Nov 20, 2009 04:41 PM | posted by: bart [InfoMANIAC]
beautiful construction. i would really like to visit the set and see how it is made and made be taste some exotic vegetables.
45 votes

//3 Nov 18, 2009 05:23 PM | posted by: mrexcellent [InfoMANIAC]
//1, or they made a picture of the thing and then had a vegetarian party... all night long!! :)
48 votes

//2 Nov 18, 2009 05:22 PM | posted by: mrexcellent [InfoMANIAC]
2 Stew Griffin
I'm pretty sure the chamber, that the construction was in, had special condition for keeping all the fruits in good shape.
45 votes

//1 Nov 18, 2009 04:30 PM | posted by: Stew [InfoMANIAC]
I wonder what did they do with the smell of rotten fruits and vegs?

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