Arcaketecture: Algorithms & 3D-Printing Shape Deliciously Structural Cakes


Ukrainian pastry chef Dnara Kasko is at it again, this time
with an algorithmically-modeled desert made up of 81 distinctly
shaped pieces.


Kakso drew inspiration from artists and engineers and used
Grasshopper, a digital program, to create a fresh take on a
traditional pyramid cake.

Inside: each slice features mousse, ganache, and meringue of
chocolate ruby. The berry confit at the center is complimented
by a biscuit below.






But this is far from the chef’s first creation. Kasko is known
for artistic collaborations and the use of modeling programs to
play with materials, shapes and gravity.


Above: The Streusel — an almond sponge cake, confit
blackberry-blueberry, mousse with blackberry and mascarpone
tart .






In many cases, the results are starkly architectural, looking
like Postmodern or Deconstructivist structures designed by the
likes of Venturi, Gehry or Libiskind. Reportedly, they taste
quite amazing as well.

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