Food decoration can certainly be a lot of messy fun. Whether it’s creating a lunchtime surprise for your kids or tricking them into eating their vegetables by arranging them as cartoon faces, there’s no limit to how creative you can be.
The trouble that in among the rice, pasta, sausages and birthday cakes things can often go a bit wrong….
Unlike painting or drawing where if you make a mistake you can turn the page and start again, throwing away a pile of hot freshly cooked food isn’t so easy. You only have a limited time before it goes cold and it’s damn expensive and time-consuming to do it all again.
That’s why when it comes to food decoration you have to nail it the first time, every time.
Now some people have a natural gift, like Natalie who whips up most amazing cakes you’ll ever see. For the rest of us practice makes perfect.
With that in mind, here’s 18 funny examples where people are still trying to get the hang of it!