Foodies are obsessed with the latest trend for ‘flat bread’ in the garden – which comes complete with ‘grass’ from bell pepper and ‘flowers’ from cherry tomatoes
- An artistic baker makes flatbreads decorated with colorful garden scenes
- The chef, only known as Hannah P, publishes as Blondie and Rye on Instagram
- She uses thinly sliced spring onion for stems and bulbs of beetroot for flowers
- Grated peppers represent grass, while cherry tomatoes mimic rose buds
- The creations have triggered a craze for creative baking on social media
A baker who likes to combine her passion for art and cooking makes flatbreads that are richly decorated with colorful landscapes and charming garden scenes.
The amateur chef, who manages the Instagram account Blondie and Rye and mentions her name only as “Hannah P,” and carefully creates the intricate creations in the kitchen of her home in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Using vertically cut green vegetables for stems and thin bell pepper rings for flowers, she arranges three-dimensional images on homemade dough before being baked in the oven in a crispy snack.
Hannah’s handiwork has attracted the attention of an army of amateur bakers, with nearly 95,000 Instagram followers keeping up with her “spectacular” sandwiches, cakes and pies.
Before and after baking: Using vertically cut green vegetables for stems and thin rings of capsicum for flowers, Hannah arranges three-dimensional photos on top of homemade dough before being baked in a crispy oven snack
Her handicraft has attracted the attention of an army of amateur bakers, with nearly 95,000 Instagram followers who keep track of her “spectacular” sandwiches, cakes and pies
Flower themes inspire almost all of her designs, with grated green peppers representing blades of grass and whole cherry tomatoes that mimic red rose buds and tulips.
Scattered sesame seeds are used for stones and gravel, while strips of red onion and bulbs of beetroot symbolize purple herbs such as sage and lavender.
Fans have hailed Hannah’s flatbreads as ‘works of art’, with many begging her to open a bakery so that people can get hold of her unique creations.
“I love baking and I literally have awe for you!” a woman said.
Flower themes inspire almost all of her designs, with grated green peppers representing blades of grass and whole cherry tomatoes mimicking red rose buds and tulips
Another woman who has been following Hannah on Instagram for months, noticed how her artistry improves every week and said, “I have to say that great sandwiches make you even more amazing!”
Stubborn food trends have made headlines in recent months because a growing number of home cooks are inventing unusual desserts and grazing dishes to present on social media.
Sandy Coughlin, an amateur chef who lives in Oregon on the west coast of the US, is one of them.
Mrs. Coughlin is the brains behind the Hesitant entertainer, a specialist food blog where she shares photos of her delicious deconstructed hamburger plates, a modern variation on classic meats.
Chef Sandy Coughlin from Oregon, who runs the popular lifestyle blog Reluctant Entertainer, created this delightful turn on the classic meat plate
Loaded with piles of crispy sandwiches and sliced vegetables such as beef tomatoes, iceberg lettuce and red onion, her boards attracted no fewer than 629,000 Facebook followers and nearly 100,000 on Instagram.
Jars of sauces, including mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup and sauce, are scattered across the plate, along with pickle slices for extra flavor.
Almost a kilo of cherries and various summer fruits are used to fill the empty space and add vibrant colors to the plateau, while piles of crisps in different flavors add crunch in a sea of soft textures.
Mrs. Coughlin describes her burger shelves as the perfect party food for a summer party.
“It’s fun, light, casual – and everyone loves a dinner plate!” she writes on her website.