Sunday, February 15, 2009

Candy Sushi part 4: Mrs. Butterworth's

You know what's the best food-grade adhesive in the average kitchen? Neither do we. Mrs. Butterworth's blows. I did give a sublime little zing, though.

Swedish fish. It's like these were made to look like real sashimi. Which is fish, so I guess the Swedes were real champs when they hatched this let's-make-candy-fish-that-look-like-real-fish-plan, I mean, they really hit the... wait, what were we talking about again?

Ah, plating. The process of chemically, electrochemically, or physically depositing a thin layer of metal over a substrate for corrosion resistance or aesthetic purposes. This has, of course, nothing to do with what we're doing here. It's just an interesting aside.

Our first completed roll. Pink-grapefruit gummy is our ginger, Pop Rocks are our roe, and we whittled those chopsticks from the femur of a werewolf we found petrified in the basement of a desecrated church. They are the most brutal chopsticks in existence. None more brutal.

This is actually how sharks kill each other in the wild. Pretty neat, huh?

Here is our second roll, which used a red Roll-Up (obviously (at least, to those of you who aren't red/green color blind)); it didn't look nearly as scary as we thought it would, and added some nice color to our final plate: