Amazing Offbeat

By Federico Cornetto


A talented carver makes incredibly intricate sculptures using only fruit and vegetables.

Takehiro Kishimoto, 39, from Kobe, Japan, has been practising Thai fruit art for nearly a decade, and is capable of carving extremely intricate patterns into the soft flesh of fruit and vegetables.

Whether it’s avocado, watermelon or grapes, thanks to his superior craftsmanship Takehiro is able to transform everyday foods into stunning works of art.

Takehiro said: “I love to create beauty out of fruit and vegetables.

“I hope Thai fruit carving will spread on to the world.”