Turning Carrots into Flowers: A DIY on Vegetable Carving
Chances are, you have been to a Thai restaurant and seen those wonderfully carved rose-shaped carrots decorating your plate. You might have wondered whether these carvings were done by hand or with some kind of machine. At the LSG Group, we know that it is all done by hand – and it’s quite a feat to get it done! In fact, did you know that there are vegetable carving championships around the world in which vegetable carvers compete to transform fruits into birds, vegetables into flowers or watermelons into… well, take a look for yourself! In these two videos, Somlux Ouklai, one of our talented chefs at the LSG Sky Chef’s kitchen in Dusseldorf, Germany, shares his craft with us. During the preparation phase for his next vegetable carving championship, he took some time and let us look over his shoulder. If you want to give it a try yourself, watch Somlux explain how to carve a carrot-rose in this step-by-step manual. Ready, set, carve!