Fun Carrot Train

Carrot Train

Chef Dom and his mum Claire love to cook healthy, veggie dense foods on their blog https://www.facebook.com/dominicskitchen

Dom was the first to respond to my “can I make something special for you?” and has requested a food art locomotive. So, here’s my fun food Carrot Train – hope you like it!

Fun Food Carrot Train

Recipe

– Carrots (large ones are easier to use!)

– Cucumber

– Celery

– Veg to fill the trucks – I used corn & radish

– Background – I used peas & broccoli

Method

1. Cut the large part of a carrot to form the engine.

Carrot Train - 1 engine (1 of 1)

2. Add an angled piece of carrot for the cow-catcher.

Carrot Train - 2 cow catcher (1 of 1)

3. Flatten off the top of the carrot.

Carrot Train - 3 flat top (1 of 1)

4. Add a cab at the back of the engine.

Carrot Train - 4 cab (1 of 1)

5. Then a funnel (I changed to celery later).

Carrot Train - 5 funnel (1 of 1)

6. Hollow out the side of the cab to form the window.

Carrot Train - 6 window (1 of 1)

7. Add two trucks from carrot cut into roughly rectangular shapes.

Carrot Train - 7 trucks (1 of 1)

8. Make hollows in the tops so they can be filled with veg.

Carrot Train - 8 hollowed out (1 of 1)

9. Slice cucumber to form the wheels.

Carrot Train - 9 wheels (1 of 1)

10. Then change the funnel to celery.

Carrot Train - 10 funnel (1 of 1)

11. Use more celery to fill in the window.

Carrot Train - 11 window (1 of 1)

12. And slices to make the chains joining the trucks.

Carrot Train - 12 joiners (1 of 1)

13. Stuff the trucks with veg.

Carrot Train - 13 fill trucks (1 of 1)

14. Create a back ground if you wish.

Healthy Party Food Carrot Train

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