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The Complete Manual to Vegetable and Fruit Carving
by Xiang Wang, Louise and Othmar Fassbind

The Complete Manual to Vegetable and Fruit Carving is written in four languages consecutively: English, Italian, French, and German.

Whether you are a beginner, an amateur enthusiast or a professional, this book will enable you to learn the various techniques starting right from the basics, so that your skills will be soundly-based and thorough, and you will have the knowledge and ability to tackle the most challenging creations.

All the lessons are clearly explained step-by-step, with more than 500 color photographs, so that the instructions are easy to understand.

Contents:
A Sign of Hospitality. Historical Background to the Art of Garnishing. Our Fruits and Vegetables. Classification of Vegetables. Classification of Fruits. Carving Fruits and Vegetables According to Season. The Utensils. What To Do If You Cut Yourself. Sharpening the Tools. Correct Handling of the Carving Tools. Not Like This! Some Basic Mistakes. The Workplace.

The Lessons:

  1. Plate Decoration - Simple and Effective
  2. The Magic of Asian Cutters
  3. The Rose
  4. The Chinese Thistle
  5. The Dahlia
  6. The Cockatoo
  7. The Marshmallow
  8. The Goldfish Bowl
  9. The Aquarium
  10. The Vase of Flowers.
  11. The Wild Rose
  12. The Chrysanthemum
  13. The Tulip
  14. Peacock With an Open Fan
  15. The Cactus Flower
  16. The Tue Kua Flower
  17. The Butterfly
  18. The Basket of Flowers
  19. The Cock
  20. Apple Bird
  21. Dahlia Carved From a Water Melon
  22. Rose Carved From a Water Melon
  23. The Chinese Melon
  24. Papaya Carving
  25. A Flamboyant Display Bowl Carved from Papaya
  26. Carving a Pumpkin
Storage and Long Life. Production Information. The Fine Art of Carving Made Simple. Order. Other Works.

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The Complete Manual to Vegetable and Fruit Carving
by Xiang Wang Louise and Othmar Fassbind
8 1/2" x 12" 200 pages hardcover $129.95 + shipping
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