Keeping the Japanese Art of Candy Sculpting Alive

For a Japanese man of his age, Shinri Tezuka is taking the road less traveled: he's a candy artist. Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese craft where candy is melted, then shaped with an artist's bare hands and special scissors into a form (like the ever-popular goldfish) before it hardens. Hear Tezuka explain his craft in the following video.

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Playing With Your Food, An Art Form

Written by Curiosity Staff March 14, 2017