In some parts of the globe, food presentation is just as important as the food itself.
The most popular theory with regard to the history of vegetable carving is that its origins can be traced back to Thailand. It began during the Loi Kratong festival in the 14th century. At the time of Loi Kratong, rafts are separately decorated with the use of many objects, such as banana leaves and flowers.
Watch this video and learn the basics in fruit and vegetable carving.