11 incredible food artists you need to follow on Instagram

Remember when your parents told you not to play with your food?


Published Sep 6, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 3:39 pm CDT


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Remember when your parents told you not to play with your food? At one point, these artists decided to go against their parents’ wishes—and look who has the last laugh now. Unlike those who take photos of their meal at fancy restaurants and then upload the images using a carefully selected filter, these artists are taking their food and creating works of art on their plates.

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1) Redhongyi


Hong Yi, who has 137, 411 followers, uses her artistic skills to make masterpieces such as the Kuala Lumpur skyline and even a circus.

2) Leesamantha

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Samantha Lee’s secret to her food art masterpieces is sketching the designs before she assembles them to show off to her 581,314 loyal followers.

3) Dufi77


Dufi77 showed their 533 Instagram followers this beautiful ballerina entirely out of cheese.

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4) Idafrosk

Ida Skivenes does not have any kids so she creates food art for her 226,055 followers, too bad they can’t eat it too!

5) Ervinapw


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Ervinapw may only have 114 followers, but that didn’t stop her from showing off this cute panda using rice, carrots, and corn.

6) Darynakossar


Daryna Kossar used pieces of eggplant to create these killer whales jumping out of an ocean for her 3,362 followers on Instagram.

7) Simone_wit

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Simone_wit combines food and drawings to create unique pictures for her 991 fans.

8) Howaboutcookie


Taking a more simplistic approach to food art, howaboutcookie, who has 6,205 followers, started creating food art to get her youngest child to eat lunch during school.

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9) Melicacy


Instagram user melicacy still plays with her food, but look at the cute scenes she makes and posts for her 6,267 followers.

10) Antsbento


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Like many food artists, antsbento creates food art to put a smile on her 3,131 followers’ faces.

11) Tvss

Many of tvss’ creations that she posts for her 1,136 fans on Instagram find a way to incorporate bread and grapes.

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*First Published: Sep 6, 2014, 8:00 am CDT