When do people get creative? When they’re in love, happy, sad, cozy or sitting in the hot tub? Yes all these are possibilities, but people are most creative when they get hungry.
Here’s what an Australian advertising agency did to draw attention to the international food festival; they created these amazing dishes to represent the national flags of 18 countries, from the food each nation is traditionally associated with. Of course, these plates not only look great, they taste great too.
1- Italy’s flag made from Basil, pasta, and tomatoes.
2- Australia’s flag made from meat pie and sauce
3- Brazil’s flag made from banana leaf, limes, pineapple and passion fruit.
4- China’s flag made from pittaya/dragon fruit and star fruit.
5- France’s flag made from Blue cheese, brie and grapes.
6- Greece’s flag made from Kalamata olives and feta cheese.
7- India’s flag made from curries, rice, and pappadum wafer.
8- Indonesia’s flag made from spicy curries and rice (Sambal).
9- Japan’s flag made from tuna and rice.
10- Lebanon’s flag made from lavash, fattoush and herb sprig.
11- South Korea’s flag made from Kimbap and sauces.
12- Spain’s flag made from chorizo and rice.
13- Switzerland’s flag made from charcuteries and emmenthal.
14- Thailand’s flag made from sweet chilli sauce, shredded coconut and blue swimmer crab.
15- Turkey’s flag made from Turkish Delights (Lokum).
16- United Kingdom’s flag made from scone, cream and jams.
17- United States of America’s flag made from hot dogs, ketchup, and mustard or cheese.
18- Vietnam’s flag made from rambutan, lychee and starfruit.