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Down in the Deep

Fun Food Sculpture Sample from "Entertaining Edibles"


Down in the Deep

Down in the Deep - Sample Project from Entertaining Edibles

Copyright 2004 Sixth&Spring Books, Photography by Jack Deutsch
Down in the Deep

Sample Project from "Entertaining Edibles" by Sidney Escowitz


  • 2 lemons
  • lime
  • 2 allspice berries
  • red radish
  • toothpicks
  • sharp paring knife


  1. On work surface, position lemon on side to form fish body. If it rolls, trim away a small slice to create a flat bottom.
  2. Cut a round slice from second lemon. Towards back of fish body, cut small slit; insert round slice to form fin.
  3. Also from second lemon, cut small, quarter-moon-shaped slice of rind. Make small incision in top of fish; insert rind to form head.
  4. From lime rind, cut two same-size rounds; attach to front with toothpicks to form fins.
  5. Also from lime rind, cut two small circles; attach with toothpicks to form eyes. In centers, attach allspice berries.
  6. Cut small slice of radish; attach with toothpick to form mouth.

Copyright 2004 Sixth&Spring Books

Photography by Jack Deutsch

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