shokuhin sampuru fake plastic food on display in Japanese restaurants in Japan, ramen bowls hanging on the wall -

A Taste of Illusion: Exploring Shokuhin Sampuru, Japan’s Craft of Creating Lifelike Fake Foods

Shokuhin Sampuru, or food samples, is a unique aspect of Japanese culture that beautifully blends culinary art with craftsmanship. Originating in Japan during the early 20th century, these lifelike food replicas have become an integral part of the country’s culinary landscape. The inception of Shokuhin Sampuru is as fascinating as the craft itself. It began […]