Aside from satisfying hunger, food inspires.

Newfound ingredients inspire culinary innovation. Cooking (and eating) inspires countless bloggers and professional food writers to share their experiences. Cooking in itself is an act of sharing. Food also inspires emotion. Each time it is prepared, a family recipe invokes emotions and perhaps memories of one's past, upbringing or missed loved ones.

Its inspirational quality must be the reason why food is often depicted in art. Whether crafty folk art or infamous pop art, food had been printed, painted, stamped, molded, and created in so many ways.

Here's a look at some of those creative little crafts, and the dishes one could only imagine they would taste like.

Felt Plush Chocolate Cake (by Elle est Petite)Felt Plush Chocolate Cake by Elle est Petite

Layered Chocolate Strawberry Cake (from Passionate About Baking)(Eggless) Layered Chocolate Strawberry Cake

Peas in a Pod Necklace (by Mu-Yin Jewelry)Peas in a Pod Necklace by Mu-Yin Jewelry

Snap Peas with Mint (from Pip & Ebby)Snap Peas with Mint

Burger Cameo Necklace (by Roscata)Burger Cameo Necklace by Roscata

Burger Cupcakes (from Not Quite Nigella)Burger Cupcakes

Chocolate Bar Hairpin (by JP With Love)Chocolate Bar Haipin by JP With Love

S'mores Candybar (from Not So Humble Pie)S'mores Candybar

The Challah-back Tote (by Pamela Fugate Designs)The Challah-back Tote by Pamela Fugate Designs

Poppyseed Challah (from Linden Tea)Poppyseed Challah

A Sushi Dress (by Sew Oeno)A Sushi Dress by Sew Oeno

Roasted Pepper Nigiri Sushi (from FOODjimoto)Roasted Pepper Nigiri Sushi

Mac n' Cheese Candle (by KOKO Candles)Mac n' Cheese Candle by KOKO Candles

Bock Beer Macaroni and Cheese (from Evil Shenanigans)Bock Beer Macaroni and Cheese

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