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Instagram master chef transforms Doritos and Cheez Whiz into gourmet cuisine

This is the 21st century gourmet version of alchemy.


Jam Kotenko


Posted on Apr 14, 2015   Updated on May 29, 2021, 2:06 am CDT

Even if you love to eat, you probably don’t have the time or money to dine out at a fancy restaurant every night. Nor do you likely have the talent and skill required to make complicated recipes look Pinterest-worthy. 

But if you’re stuck at home with nothing but a jar of pickles, a bag of Cheetos, and a box of frozen chicken nuggets, you can turn your lonely and depressing meal into a flawlessly composed dish. Just take a cue from Instagram’s newest food genius, chef Jacques La Merde.

Chef La Merde (get it? you get it) has only posted 24 photos on his Instagram account. But since he started debuting his creations in February, he’s garnered more than 45,000 followers, thanks to the strength of delicious-looking entrées like this:

Bon appétit!

H/T Quartz | Photo via chefjacqueslamerde/Instagram

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*First Published: Apr 14, 2015, 2:35 pm CDT