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Fun foods for kids: "A Hedgehog" Garnish

To make this food garnishing project, you will need: 1/2 portion of mashed potatoes, 1/2 portion of fries, 1 pickle, 2 cranberries or raisins, 1 black olive, leek, 4-5 mushrooms, 3 cherry tomatoes, 1 piece of parsley, and green onion.

Step 1. Put mashed potatoes on a plate. Using a spoon or a spatula, shape mashed potatoes as a hedgehog’s body.

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Step 2. Insert fries into mashed potatoes as shown in the picture. They will be used for the "hedgehog’s prickles."

fun foods for kids - step 2

Step 3. Cut two slices of a pickle. They will be used for the "hedgehog’s ears."

fun food for kids - step 3

Step 4. Place a black olive to the narrow part of the "hedgehog’s body." This will be used for the "hedgehog’s nose." Place two cranberries or raisins, "the hedgehog’s eyes."

food garnishing - step 4

Step 5. Cut 4 thin slices of leek.

food garnishing - step 5

Step 6. Put these leek slices on the plate next to the "hedgehog." Put mushrooms (raw or fried) on top of the leek.

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Step 7. Take tomatoes and make a small hole in them with a toothpick. Insert pieces of parsley into these holes. Now you have "apples." Place them next to the leek.

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Your food garnish "Hedgehog" is ready. Your kids will love it!

fun food for kids - Hedgehog garnish

Note: This garnishing project is only for your personal use. It is copyrighted.

Photo and directions courtesy of Irina Stepanova "Delicious Garnishing Ideas"

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