Decorating Plates:

Hidden Masse and Plate Painting.


  • Consider how to present the main portion in relation to the side dishes

  • Choose the food to suit the occasion - context is everything

  • Consider colours and textures.

  • Consider the shape of your cooked vegetables and how you serve them

  • Position food were it can have a balance and harmonious caomposition

  • The composition of any plate can be further enhanced by decorating the plate with garnishes, crumbs or sauces

  • They type of plate is also important to show the food better

  • You can use an empty cleaned ketchup bottle when putting syrup on your plate.

Cooking with Johan - Plate Painting