Mother's Day buffet, showpiece

Discussion in 'Professional Pastry Chefs' started by foodpump, May 14, 2018.

  1. foodpump

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  2. Pat Pat

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    Is there a meaning behind the lotus?
     
  3. flipflopgirl

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    Beautiful work.

    mimi
     
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    I'd like to say there is some meaning behind the lotus, but really, I found some petal shaped molds in a dollar store in china town, and I"glued" the petals onto a half sphere made by dipping a water balloon in white chocolate.
     
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  5. chefross

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    Used to do that stuff years ago. There's was a contest as part of the Chicago Restaurant Show back in the 70's, where everybody would do their displays and then the judges would come by and decide the winners.

    As far as Mother's Day, I always did a couple ice carvings and a bread Cornucopia, maybe a tallow sculpture or two.

    They're always fun to do and helps relieve the monotony of every day food production.
     
  6. sgmchef

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    Hey foodpump,

    Really nice display!

    Love the nougatine base too! It was the only part of a display I could actually make use of, afterward!
     
  7. 21TonyK

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    Nice work foodpump

    Thing is, with displays like this I always feel its only those in the industry that really appreciate them. The average person walking past has no idea how much work and skill goes into it which is a shame.

    Still, looks pretty and as already said, its nice to do these things (occasionally!)