“Mossy Treat,” 2010. (Photo by Eszter Burghardt.)

When artist Eszter Burghardt went hiking in Iceland, the geology there reminded her of cake — so she decided to reproduce it using food. The picture above isn’t a tilt-shifted photo of mountains. It’s a picture of a cake Burghardt baked, colored blueish-brown, then brushed with matcha tea powder. (The clouds are wool.) The result is a sort of combination of a bug’s-eye view of food, and an ethereal fantasy landscape.

“Coco Ridge,” 2010. (Photo by Eszter Burghardt.)

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This cliff is made of coffee and paprika.

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“Taste of Another,” 2010. (Photo by Eszter Burghardt.)

And the earth around this reflecting pool is all poppy seeds.

You can see more Edible Vistas on Burghardt’s site.

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