Once I peeled an apple with one continuous peel. Whilst that may not seem impressive to you, dear reader, I ask whether you have ever done it?
I mention this because I recently came across pics of the works of some of my fellow fruit and vegetable carvers.
There are disputes as to whether fruit and vegetable carving originated in Japan or Thailand, although the preferred theory is that it began in 14th century Thailand. It has now spread world wide and the various carvings are, I admit, somewhat more impressive than my continuous apple peel.
Here are some examples:
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