Food artists create colorful animals from vegetablesFood artists create colorful animals from vegetables

Most people are taught from a young age not to play with their food but one woman has turned the naughty habit into art.

Vanessa Dualib, 32, has spent four years crafting a range of animals out of various vegetables and fruits in her Sao Paulo studio in Brazil.

They include a friendly elephant carved out of potatoes and a red snake shaped out of a chillies.

Previously on Puppies and Flowers sandwiches related and there are more images here.