Photos: The Reinvention of Peruvian Cuisine

a mix of tropical fruit in Lima cherimoya, pepino prickly pear ground cherries pomegranate and papaya

Willem Kalf (1619-1693): Kalf was the leading still-life painter in Holland in the mid-17th century. His mature still-life works are of a type called 'Pronkstilleven' in Dutch, meaning 'ostentatious still life' and referring to the display of lavish man-made objects.

Still Life with a Porcelain Vase, Silver-gilt Ewer, and Glasses Willem Kalf (Holland, Rotterdam, circa

Eye Candy for Today: Thayer’s Roses

Eye Candy for Today: Thayer’s Roses (lines and colors)

blastedheath: “ Frans Mortelmans (Belgian, 1865-1936), Roses blanches. Oil on copper, 80 x 50 cm. ”

"White Roses" -- Frans Mortelmans (Belgian, Oil on copper -- No further reference provided.

Rachel Ruysch

❀ Blooming Brushwork ❀ - garden and still life flower paintings - Jan Frans van Dael Flowers in a Glass Vase on a Ledge

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin / Still Life with Dead Pheasant and Hunting bag

Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin Still-Life with Dead Pheasant and Hunting Bag, , Staatliche Museen, Berlin. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Still-Life with Dead Pheasant and Hunting Bag by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin.

An opulent flower still life, oil on canvas - Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os.

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Dutch Golden Age Wedding Cake Inspired by the hyper-realistic botanical still-life paintings of Dutch artist Rachel Ruysch, circa 1685 to more than one guest will do a double take at the sight of this cake, which looks like a lush floral centerpiece.