Category Archives: Drawings

How to design a ramen map

For the Amsterdam Ramen festival I have designed an Amsterdam Ramen map. In today’s blogpost I am sharing the creative process behind it. How to design an Amsterdam Ramen map? First of all, you need to have the idea. The idea came from Susam Pang from bySam.nl. She is a foodblogger located in Amsterdam and […]
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How to pick a good restaurant in China

In China if you want to play it safe in food, you should choose busy restaurants. If there are a lot of people, it means the food can be trusted in deliciousness and in hygiene. A small story for this Saturday, because it was a busy Friday. The sun is shining! Have a good day!

Why I draw

I watched this video and it inspired me to write this post. Why do I draw? Why do I like drawing?  I don’t know.. I remember copying a drawing in an Aladdin drawing book. It was a challenge for me to precisely copy the drawing, because that was the point of the ‘game’. Draw the […]
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Toko haul coming soon

Originally I planned to do a Toko haul and write a short story about what I have bought at the Chinese supermarket (aka Toko aka Amazing Oriental). But my silly brain had the great idea to film the whole shopping trip and to make a nice video of it. Great! Now I need more time […]
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Sketch life

I was browsing through my train sketchbook and I saw that all my drawings are very simple. Simple, as in, I spend 15 minutes on a drawing. When I go back to the first photo I posted on Instagram, they are way more detailed and they have color. So I wanted to go back to […]
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Are chefs painters?

Is it possible to describe the food style/taste of a chef like a visual identity for a company? The food identity of the chef. What kind of words would you use? Feelings? Taste words? Colors? A chef needs to understand all the tastes and ingredients, so they can create awesome dishes. Is it like art? Understanding […]
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What is wok hei?

Wok hei is that big fire in the wok, which you often see in a Chinese restaurant. At home wok hei is a big mess of oil splatters. I use a pan lid as a shield to protect myself from the oil splatters. Today I made scrambled eggs in hot oil, it was splattering like […]
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Coming soon (tomorrow)

A bit lazy today, post should be done by tomorrow. Enjoy this cooking show for now.

To work or to lie down

Lazy Pig likes to laze around, but when it comes to food. She will use all her energy to create art.

Thoughts of a drawing ~ Mango Mochi

“Wow! This water color picture really inspires me to draw something!” “Let’s draw something, maybe this photo from Japan, with all the orange poles? No, the characters will take a long time to draw. ” “Maybe pick a photo from the Hongkong trip? Wow.. so many food photos I still have to post on the […]
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