Here are five desserts sure to impress the modern dinner guest:
Freeman’s white velvet cake and a chocolate ganache are carefully cut and arranged to resemble Piet Mondrian’s graphic works.
Fuller’s Hot Chocolate
Homemade marshmallows float in rich cocoa and are topped with sea salt for a delicious rendition of Buckminster Fuller’s Tetrahedral City.
Red Velvet cake gets even fancier in Freeman’s polka dotted homage to pop art icon Roy Lichtenstein.
Bradford Cheese Plate
For beginner bakers, the simple cheese plate gets an upgrade with homemade buttermilk crackers, apricot butter, and savory slices of cheese arranged according to Mark Bradford’s layered, abstract paintings.
Dijkstra Icebox Cake
Inspired by a swimsuit in Rineke Dijkstra’s photographs, chocolate sable cookies and homemade whipped cream make for a graphic and classic combination.