Chef scoops award with vegetable fat angel sculpture
Chef Naoko Sugekawa has spent 180 hours carving an intricate 2ft-high sculpture of an angel out of vegetable fat, which includes 500 individual feathers.
The pastry chef, who works at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxfordshire, scooped a special fat-carving prize at a London trade show.
Miss Sugekawa admitted that using vegetable fat was not as difficult as using butter, but she had to work in the best conditions to create the angel.
21 Mar 2012
- From the section UK