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Sheep-shaped Waffles
Sheep-shaped Waffles

Sheep-shaped Waffles, Winter 2010. This sheep looks at a traditional waffle as a grid system. By moving the X and Y crosses in the Z direction a sheep emerges from the system. With this perspective it is very much like the sheep-shaped cookies. Here’s the process: Started with a profile. Made the armature out of [...]

Sheep-shaped Hard-Boiled Egg
Sheep-shaped Hard-Boiled Egg

Sheep-shaped hard-boiled egg, Spring 2006. The shape of a hard-boiled egg takes on the shell it’s contained in. I never thought of it this way until I wanted to make a sheep-shaped hard-boiled egg. This is an attempt to reshape the eggshell. The project remains work-in-progress. Here’s the process: First start with the positive form. [...]

Sheep-shaped Ravioli
Sheep-shaped Ravioli

Sheep-shaped ravioli, Spring 2005. Filled with potato. This mold was influenced by the desire to work with silicon. It shared the same form as the chocolate mold. Here’s the process: First create the positive form. This particular form was the head of the sheep imagined like the style of a deer’s head on a plack [...]

Sheep-shaped Pretzel
Sheep-shaped Pretzel

Sheep-shaped pretzel, Winter 2005. These pretzels were made with real lye, given after research at the Union Square farmer’s market in NYC. Thank you to the owner of Martin’s Pretzels. Pretzel was a very interesting medium to think about because originally(internet but convincing myth) monks made pretzels as religious outreach to young children. The form [...]

Sheep-shaped Chocolate
Sheep-shaped Chocolate

Sheep-shaped chocolate, Summer 2005. Made with Jacque Torres dark chocolate with infused earl grey ganache. This mold approaches replicating a 3-dimensional shapes the same way as the original ‘Lamb of God’ bread mold, splitting the form in half. At the time I’ve only seen one-sided chocolate, cake, jello molds in the market and designing a [...]

Sheep-shaped Cookies
Sheep-shaped Cookies

Sheep-shaped cookies, Winter 2004. Made with ginger-bread cookie recipe. This was the first food design be realized. There was a lot of excitement to see and taste the result. In a way this eagerness added to the slotted design of the cookies. The concept of this form was drawn from quick architectural mockup techniques to [...]

Sheep Shaped Cuisines
Sheep Shaped Cuisines

“Sheep Shaped Cuisines” is a series of exploration into sculptural foods by means of creating special tools to cook and shape food. This is a self-driven on-going exploration I had with food. It all began in the Winter of 2004. I was visiting my friend Emma Oppenheim in her Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhanttan [...]

Credit and Appreciations – Eat Like What You Eat

Thank you so very much to all those involved in the development and production of this meal. Ms. Amanda McDonald Crowley for your generous time to user test and be in the performance. www.publicartaction.net Mr. Ted Conover for your generous time to user test and be in the performance. www.tedconover.com Lauren Crahan for the utmost [...]

During the Performance – Eat Like What You Eat
During the Performance - Eat Like What You Eat

The location of this performance in Sunset Park Brooklyn was logistically organized by my friends Lauren Crahan and John Hartmann of Freecell Architecture and Gia Wolff. They’ve been ultra supportive of this project and I’ve the highest and the warmest praises for them. Equally, this project was able to come together seamlessly with tremendous help [...]

Culinary Exploration – Eat Like What You Eat
Culinary Exploration - Eat Like What You Eat

The culinary exploration is in collaboration with Chef Elizabeth Kalin of Betty Brooklyn Catering Co. and Chef Anna Rose Hopkins of Lucullan Foods. They were instrumental to this project in bringing their professional experience and creating a uniquely delectable experience for the diners. I am so grateful for their involvement! We rented out a test [...]