It’s no secret that I love food, dear Pandas. I love cooking it, I adore eating it, and I thoroughly enjoy writing about it. In my humble opinion, in a world beset by division and anger, food is what truly unites us. Diplomacy and good vibes through one’s stomach? You betcha!

Though I can’t share my homecooked burgers and hot dogs with you, what I can do is introduce you to this magnificent subreddit with a multi-million-member following. The subreddit, which has a very suggestive name that the internet police won’t let us mention, is full to the brim with gorgeous and truly aesthetic pictures of food in all of its forms.

From delicious main meals to fabulous desserts that seem to jump off the screen (and into your mouth), you’re about to be in for the treat of your lives, dear Readers. So go on, scroll down and have a taste. Remember to upvote the photos that you found particularly mouth-watering and be sure to let me know in the comments which of these foods you’ll be making in your own kitchen (it’s the french fry board for me).

I had a lovely talk about becoming a professional in the food scene with Jessica Clark-Bojin, a popular pie artist who takes delicious aesthetics to a whole other level. You’ll find Bored Panda’s interview with the founder of ‘Pies Are Awesome’ below. It’s fantastic for anyone who’s into food and is thinking of pursuing a career in it in the digital age.

A friendly warning to all of you Pandas out there—you really will be incredibly hungry after this list, so I suggest either having some snacks handy or getting ready to make yourself a lavish feast immediately afterward.

#1

My Mom And I Made A 100% Edible (Except The Lights) ‘Up’ Themed Gingerbread House

My Mom And I Made A 100% Edible (Except The Lights) ‘Up’ Themed Gingerbread House

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Justy
Community Member
4 days ago

I love this! It looks way too good to eat though.

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#2

A Few Awesome Tarts My Sister Has Made

A Few Awesome Tarts My Sister Has Made

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Susan Green
Community Member
4 days ago

Oh mercy. These look to good to be true.

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#3

My Pistachio Chocolate Bonbons

My Pistachio Chocolate Bonbons

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Caro Caro
Community Member
4 days ago

You must be a pro to make that. Looks fantastic!

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The subreddit boasts a whopping 3.8 million ‘foodies’ who can’t help but share truly beautiful photos of food. The moderators point out that people should do their best to post pics of food that they made themselves. However, if you simply want to share a nice-looking image that you found online, then you’re limited to only one per day. In short—original content is given preference.

The online community will be celebrating its 12th birthday this November. Taking into account just how aesthetic their regular posts look, imagine the size, taste, and looks of their next birthday cake!

#4

Doggie Cupcakes

Doggie Cupcakes

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

Awww!

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#5

Stracciatella Maqui Berry And White Chocolate Cheesecake

Stracciatella Maqui Berry And White Chocolate Cheesecake

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

Beautiful.

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#6

A Mirror Glaze Doughnut

A Mirror Glaze Doughnut

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
4 days ago (edited)

So satisfying watching these done, but does waste a lot of glaze.

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The subreddit’s mods point out that their community is all about food that is “simple, attractive, and visual.” And, despite their name, there’s “nothing suggestive or inappropriate” about the content that they post.

In my interview with pie artist Jessica, who is the author of ‘Pies Are Awesome: The Definitive Pie Art Book,’ she told me that anyone who wants to pursue food art as a career should look beyond the confines of the kitchen for inspiration. The more we know about the world, the wider our gaze, the better our food is bound to look. But first, we’ve got to hone our skills.

#7

Gingerbread House: 3-Story Low-Income Rent-Controlled Brownstone Apartment Building In A Gentrified Neighbourhood With Candy Glass Windows, Cinnamon Gutters, And Fondant Dumpster

Gingerbread House: 3-Story Low-Income Rent-Controlled Brownstone Apartment Building In A Gentrified Neighbourhood With Candy Glass Windows, Cinnamon Gutters, And Fondant Dumpster

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

Love it. All my gingerbread houses have been utter disasters.

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#8

Quite Possibly The Most Beautiful Loaf Of Bread I've Ever Made

Quite Possibly The Most Beautiful Loaf Of Bread I've Ever Made

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Caro Caro
Community Member
4 days ago

That's the kind of bread you see in ads. Perfect

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#9

Christmas Mood Cake! Hand-Drawing On The Mirror Glaze

Christmas Mood Cake! Hand-Drawing On The Mirror Glaze

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IlovemydogShilo
Community Member
4 days ago

Stunning.

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“Learn everything you can about your own subject, but also subjects outside of your food art vertical. Learn about chocolate sculpting, fruit carving, sugar pulling, entremets… whatever you have the opportunity to learn about that is even tangentially connected to your subject. This will help get you thinking outside of the box in terms of the materials and ingredients you use and the flavor profiles you create!” Jessica told Bored Panda.

#10

Homemade Zucchini Quiche

Homemade Zucchini Quiche

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Caro Caro
Community Member
4 days ago

Van Gogh. I will steal this...

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#11

Piano Cake For Desert. Aesthetically Unbelievable

Piano Cake For Desert. Aesthetically Unbelievable

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Yurie
Community Member
4 days ago

Dessert

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#12

My Croissant Journey Over The Past Month!

My Croissant Journey Over The Past Month!

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Hermione
Community Member
4 days ago

Nice improvement!

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“For subject matter and technique inspiration, look outside of the world of baking. Look to nature, fashion, architecture, fine art, pop culture, engineering, crafts like origami, decoupage, silicon mold making, textiles, math + science, printmaking, and historical milieus,” the food artist suggested that everything can inspire us, so long as we’re creative and flexible enough. So don’t discount something before thinking about it as a potential source of inspiration for your next gastronomic project.

#13

A Stunning Chocolate Rose

A Stunning Chocolate Rose

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

Gotta stop and lick the roses.

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#14

Sugar Wave I Made Prepping For A Foodnetwork Show

Sugar Wave I Made Prepping For A Foodnetwork Show

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

Beautiful!

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#15

French Fry Board

French Fry Board

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

What was your address again?

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“Think, ‘How could this concept work as a pie?’” If you look to non-baking works when brainstorming ideas, you are far more likely to hit upon something truly unique and compelling for your audience,” she said.

Jessica pointed out to Bored Panda that one way to hone your cooking and baking skills further is to become actively engaged with the various food communities over on Reddit. However, she noted that humility is the best policy in these cases.

#16

Homemade Cream Puffs That Are Filled To The Brim

Homemade Cream Puffs That Are Filled To The Brim

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Susan Green
Community Member
4 days ago

These look so delicious, I want some now.

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#17

My Cousin Baked The Periodic Table

My Cousin Baked The Periodic Table

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

That must have taken a lot of dedication! Looks incredible!

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#18

A Perfectly Cooked Marshmallow

A Perfectly Cooked Marshmallow

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Beverly
Community Member
4 days ago

When I was a kid we liked them black on the outside with molten lava in the inside.

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“First and foremost, be a supporter of other people’s work. Contribute more than just your own content—comment on other people’s posts, answer questions, and just generally act the way you would with a new group of friends in real life!”

#19

Chocolate Birthday Cake Decorated To Look Like A Dig Site, With Marzipan Fossils Hidden Beneath Crumb "Dirt"

Chocolate Birthday Cake Decorated To Look Like A Dig Site, With Marzipan Fossils Hidden Beneath Crumb "Dirt"

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

Nice!

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#20

Warm Glazed Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

Warm Glazed Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

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ThoughtsAreNotFacts
Community Member
4 days ago

What?!! Tasty combination, looks so good

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#21

This Cake My Wife Stayed Up All Night Making For Our Son’s Birthday

This Cake My Wife Stayed Up All Night Making For Our Son’s Birthday

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

Just wow!

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#22

Don't Stare Too Long. Brioche Feuilletée

Don't Stare Too Long. Brioche Feuilletée

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

When you stare into the brioche, sometimes the brioche stares into you.

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#23

Plum And Apple Pie

Plum And Apple Pie

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

I’m going to have a go at this the next time I use pastry.

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#24

Husband Is A Wood Worker. Made This Cake For Father’s Day!

Husband Is A Wood Worker. Made This Cake For Father’s Day!

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
4 days ago

I wooden be able to have just one slice. It is tree-mendous. I must axe you for the recipe.

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#25

My Wife Made A Grazing Platter For A Wedding

My Wife Made A Grazing Platter For A Wedding

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

Oops, it's more beautiful than the bride. 😚

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#26

Perfect Flan

Perfect Flan

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Allan Breum
Community Member
4 days ago (edited)

Well, that just looks Flan-tastic... :D

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#27

The Prettiest Beef Wellington I've Ever Made. Tasted Like Heaven As Well

The Prettiest Beef Wellington I've Ever Made. Tasted Like Heaven As Well

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Sandy Dyer
Community Member
4 days ago

That looks amazing

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#28

Marble Chocolate Bread

Marble Chocolate Bread

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Delta the hybrid
Community Member
4 days ago

:0 This is so pretty and looks delicious

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#29

Coconut Jelly Koi Fish Swimming In An Espresso Lake

Coconut Jelly Koi Fish Swimming In An Espresso Lake

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

Yum!

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#30

You Guys Asked, So I Delivered. Here's The Inside Of My Raspberry Rose Lychee Croissants!

You Guys Asked, So I Delivered. Here's The Inside Of My Raspberry Rose Lychee Croissants!

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Zaza
Community Member
4 days ago

How did you manage to cut it in half without squishing all of the filling out :O

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#31

Do You Guys Like My Homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup In A Homemade Sourdough Bowl?

Do You Guys Like My Homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup In A Homemade Sourdough Bowl?

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

This looks so delicious.

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#32

Made Some Sticky Buns To Celebrate The Weekend

Made Some Sticky Buns To Celebrate The Weekend

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K. Lange
Community Member
4 days ago

perfect

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#33

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Served Over Ice Made With Butterfly Pea Flower Tea - My Social Distancing Drink Of The Day

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Served Over Ice Made With Butterfly Pea Flower Tea - My Social Distancing Drink Of The Day

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TmKhr
Community Member
4 days ago

So cool!

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#34

My 18yo Son Just Made Me Seared Scallops With A Pea Puree And Carmelized Bacon For My 49th Birthday. 1st Course!

My 18yo Son Just Made Me Seared Scallops With A Pea Puree And Carmelized Bacon For My 49th Birthday. 1st Course!

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vogonpoet
Community Member
4 days ago

I have two nearly 18-year-old children. They've yet to make me any food. :-(

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#35

First Attempt At A Blackberry Lemon Tart!

First Attempt At A Blackberry Lemon Tart!

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

I think you should try again...at my house this time. (please!)

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#36

My Wife Nailed It. Japanese Cheese Cake

My Wife Nailed It. Japanese Cheese Cake

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Floofy Samoyed
Community Member
4 days ago

I want to slap it

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#37

I Made Hazelnut-Shaped Mousse Cakes. They're Filled With Caramel, Hazelnut Sponge Discs, And Hazelnut Praline!

I Made Hazelnut-Shaped Mousse Cakes. They're Filled With Caramel, Hazelnut Sponge Discs, And Hazelnut Praline!

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Caro Caro
Community Member
4 days ago

I need this. How the heck do you make them?

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#38

Cutting A Slice Of 23 Layer Chocolate Cake

Cutting A Slice Of 23 Layer Chocolate Cake

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Nash Nopper
Community Member
4 days ago

wowiwawa!

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#39

Is There A Word For A Chocolate Charcuterie Style Tray? I Made This For My Annual X-Mas Party This Evening

Is There A Word For A Chocolate Charcuterie Style Tray? I Made This For My Annual X-Mas Party This Evening

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Draco's Dragonfly
Community Member
4 days ago

Heaven sounds about right

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#40

Baguette I Made Last Week (Pro French Baker)

Baguette I Made Last Week (Pro French Baker)

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Justy
Community Member
4 days ago

Ah baguettes, they come in handy in many ways. One could use them for survival, a snack if they get hungry, or a stick to hit a bear on the head and scare it away. This looks really good by the way :)

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#41

This Honeycomb

This Honeycomb

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
4 days ago

the bees did an awesome job of this

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#42

My Husband Made A Pumpkin Pie And I Decorated It

My Husband Made A Pumpkin Pie And I Decorated It

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Kitti B.
Community Member
4 days ago

A husband? he is a keeper!!

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#43

A Cup Of Strawberry Cheesecake

A Cup Of Strawberry Cheesecake

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

Cute!

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#44

Full Loaded Cream And Jam Donuts

Full Loaded Cream And Jam Donuts

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
4 days ago

I WANT THESE RIGHT NOW!

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#45

My Wife Made Brownies So Everyone Can Have An Edge Piece!

My Wife Made Brownies So Everyone Can Have An Edge Piece!

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Jo Johannsen
Community Member
4 days ago

She is a goddess, treat her accordingly.

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#46

Charcuterie Ship At A Viking Wedding

Charcuterie Ship At A Viking Wedding

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Liezzzewies
Community Member
4 days ago

I’ll probably get some dislikes with this comment but this makes me mainly think about food waste. It’s a beautiful design and I hope there are many people to that party so that only scraps remain.

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#47

Blueberry And Lavender Cream Galaxy Pop! Super Excited About My First Batch

Blueberry And Lavender Cream Galaxy Pop! Super Excited About My First Batch

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TmKhr
Community Member
4 days ago

Incredible colors

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#48

Stroopwafels From Amsterdam

Stroopwafels From Amsterdam

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Floofy Samoyed
Community Member
4 days ago

I love stroopwafels

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#49

Three Years Of Progression For Roughly The Same Lamb Dish

Three Years Of Progression For Roughly The Same Lamb Dish

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Justy
Community Member
4 days ago

To be honest, it looks really good, although I don't like the taste of lamb.

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#50

Perfectly Shaped Ice Cream Cone

Perfectly Shaped Ice Cream Cone

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Tee
Community Member
4 days ago

Vanilla ice cream is the best🥰

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