This raw food cut into 98 perfect cubes is a minimalist's dream

I want to eat all my food in cube form

Christopher Hooton
Thursday 14 May 2015 10:47
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Dutch artists Lernert and Sander precision cut 98 types of raw food into perfect 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes, and the result is an oddly satisfying checkerboard that is simultaneously clinical and mouth-watering.

The final photo was commissioned by Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant for a food-themed documentary special, with ingredients ranging from steak and tuna to watermelon and kiwi.

Personal highlights

- The pleasing curvature of the red cabbage

- The surrealism of the sweet corn

- The crisp skin of the fish

- Thinking about how sharp the knife used for this must have been

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Some absolute hero on Reddit has managed to identify all the foods used, listed below and then with word overlay on the image:

Pork tenderloin

Orange

Pear

Cabbage

Carrot

Zucchini

Tomato

Avocado

Red snapper

Salmon kiwi

Pork rind

Chicken

Cauliflower

Honeydew melon

Lime

Pomegranate

Garlic

Purple cauliflower

Banana

Pork belly

Kiwi

Squash

Blood orange

Corn

Watermelon

Winter squash

Watermelon

Pineapple

Endive

Pumpkin

Dragonfruit

Rainbow trout

Apple

Iceberg lettuce

Grapefruit

Beef liver

White onion

Winter melon

Coconut

Pomelo

Taro root

Red onion

Jicama

Mackerel

Leek

Butternut squash

Dragon fruit

Persimmon

Cucumber

Button mushroom

Heart of palm

Mahi mahi

Red pepper

Beef

Chicken

Sweet potato

Orange pepper

Brook trout

Green papaya

Apple

Purple potato

Oyster mushroom

Star fruit

Potato

Portabella

Mushroom

Casaba melon

Lemon

Carrot

Lime

Radish

Celery root

Yellow carrot

Slaw cabbage

Yellow beet

Broccoli stem

Cantaloupe

Cabbage

Snapper

Swordfish

Eggplant

Kingfish

Cabbage

Green pepper

Beet

Tuna

Cauliflower

Papaya

Romanesco broccoli

White beet

Rainbow beet

Cauliflower

Mushroom

Yellow pepper

Ginger

Star fruit

Beef

Mango

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