Melting Pop Caketrope by Alexandre Dubosc

Melting Pop Caketrope by Alexandre Dubosc

Is it a cake or is it a movie?

Melting Pop Caketrope by Alexandre DuboscThe Caketrope of Burton’s Team © Alexandre DUBOSC (screenshot)

Alexandre Dubosc makes wonderful chocolate cakes, spin them around and you’ll see a lovely animation. The spinning of the cakes give a similar effect as 19th century Zoetrope devices.

Alexandre Dubosc

Sakura Jelly

Sakura means cherry blossom in Japanese.

Widely celebrated in Japanese literature, poetry, and art, sakura carry layered meanings. For example, because they bloom briefly, the blossoms are often seen as a metaphor for the ephemeral beauty of living. At the same time, the joyful tradition of hanami (flower viewing) is an old and ongoing tradition. The practice was first associated with plum blossoms before becoming almost exclusively linked with cherry blossoms by the Heian Period (794–1185). With wider exposure to Japanese art and culture in the nineteenth century, audiences in the U.S. and around the world embraced sakura as a particularly Japanese cultural hallmark.(read more http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cherry-blossoms/cherry-blossoms-in-japanese-cultural-history.html)

(img via and recipe hungerhunger / littlemissbento / itforumpk )

How to make Sakura jelly

More sakura/jelly on this blog