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Pretty or rustic?

Do you prefer making pretty looking food with fine details, or more rustic things that feel more homemade?

something like this:

Mary Berry’s tipsy trifle

or something like this:

Apple and plum pudding with rum caramel sauce

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 8:24 PM on Oct. 30, 2013 in Food & Drink

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Answers (15)
  • Pretty rustic? I like the 'homemade' look with a touch of prettiness to it. I don't get real fancy, but I try to add a little something to make it look nice.
    anime_mom619

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 8:27 PM on Oct. 30, 2013


  • I agree with anime. Rustic and pretty.

    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 8:35 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • I would love to make things like the first picture, but they tend to look more like the second one.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 8:35 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • I like the homemade, "rustic" look. I don't want my food to be too pretty; it just needs to look appetizing.
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 8:41 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • I like doing both.
    Most of the time it is rustic looking, I suppose but at least once a week, I want to play with my food and make it pretty.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:18 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • I prefer to have someone else make anything! LOL! I hate to cook, bake whatever!
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 9:18 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • Rustic for sure
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 9:29 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • I do both - it depends on what I'm making. I like to pretty up my cakes, but the other things I guess you could say I do in a "rustic" way
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:54 PM on Oct. 30, 2013

  • I LOVE pretty! Presentation is important to me as well as the taste of course.
    KTElite

    Answer by KTElite at 12:18 AM on Oct. 31, 2013

  • I can make tasty food, but fancy presentation isn't my thing.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:39 AM on Oct. 31, 2013

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