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Helga Petrau-Heinzel Bakes Body Parts Out of Marzipan

By: Michael Hines - Published:   Updated: Jul 27 2011 • References: petrau-heinzel & odditycentral
Helga Petrau-Heinzel has turned marzipan into edible pieces of the human anatomy, making everything from vital organs to senior citizen busts. We've seen a wave of sweet confections masked as science experiments and anatomy models, and Petrau-Heinzel's is perhaps the most realistic yet.

If you're a big fan of edible art and have a strong stomach, you definitely need to check out Helga Petrau-Heinzel's work.

Implications - The cuisine industry has undergone a huge change recently, with modern "foodie" culture increasing interest in the realm of edibles. This has resulted in an array of food and recipe blogs where experimentation with food is welcome, prompting consumers to make their own unconventional confections. Companies would be wise to adapt this pattern into their products.

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