Surprisingly enough there are a lot of origami food models and a lot of them are actually quite amazing.

You don’t normally think about food when it comes to origami, it’s usually things like animals or shapes but this just goes to show you that if you’re a good enough designer you can fold literally anything out of paper!

This origami shitake mushroom is incredible, when you look at it from the bottom like in this photo it has the little flaps or whatever that you see on a real mushroom.

Origami Shitake Mushroom

Shitake, Designed and Folded by Jhon Doe

Crease pattern available from Jhon Doe’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

Kota Imai has designed several different pieces of origami sushi and they look quite delicious! These pieces of sushi are each folded from one sheet of paper.

Origami Sushi

Sushi, Designed by Kota Imai and Folded by Origami bluedandelion

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Sushi

Sushi, Designed by Kota Imai and Folded by Han-Sheng Yang

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

If you’re going to go out for sushi you have to get some tempura prawns and there’s an origami version for you too.

Origami Tempura Prawn

Fried Prawn, Designed and Folded by Jhon Doe

Crease pattern available from Jhon Doe’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

Peter Keller took an origami waterbomb and an origami leaf and put them together into these cute little origami radishes.

Origami Radish

Red Radish, Designed and Folded by Peter Keller

Instructions not available although you can find waterbomb diagrams everywhere

Original image on Flickr

 

Sebastien Limet designed a fantastic looking fried paper egg. You definitely need to use white and yellow paper for this.

Origami Egg

Egg, Designed and Folded by Sebastien Limet

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Egg

Egg, Designed by Sebastien Limet and Folded by Rui Roda

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

For dessert Shoichi Ishiwata has created a tasty looking ice cream cone.

Origami Ice Cream

Soft Serve Ice Cream, Designed by Shoichi Ishiwata and Folded by Blanka P (blunek)

Diagrams available in NOA Magazine #312

Original image on Flickr

 

This origami cupcake is folded from one sheet of paper and if you use double sided paper you end up with a different colour for the cake itself and the cupcake paper.

Origami Cupcake

Cupcake, Designed and Folded by Daniel Brown

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

This slice of origami pizza believe it or not is folded from a single sheet of paper. If you use yellow and red sided paper you get some awesome looking slices of pepperoni.

Origami Pizza

Pizza, Designed by Russell Cashdollar and Folded by Adriano Davanzo

Diagrams available in Origami Collection 2003

Original image on Flickr

 

Here’s are a couple of different and quite realistic looking origami mushrooms.

Origami Mushrooms

Mushrooms, Designed by Kyohei Katsuta and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

This is another quite delicious looking origami cupcake design.

Origami Cupcakes

Cupcake, Designed by Lee In Kyung and Folded by Won Seon Seo

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

This cute little origami tea set is folded from just one sheet of paper!

Origami Tea Time

Tea Time, Designed by Tomohiro Tachi and Folded by Adriano Davanzo

Video instructions available from Mr. Violin Peter’s YouTube Channel

Original image on Flickr

 

Also for dessert you can have one of these origami chocolates. This whole model is one sheet of paper.

Origami Box of Chocolates

Box of Chocolates, Designed and Folded by Daniel Brown

Crease pattern available from Daniel Brown’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

Here’s another delicious looking paper dessert.

Origami Pudding

Pudding, Designed and Folded by Jhon Doe

Crease pattern available from Jhon Doe’s Flickr

Original image on Flickr

 

Here are several delicious looking little cakes.

Origami Cakes

Cake Box, Designed by Makoto Yamaguchi and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Diagrams available in Origami Tanteidan Magazine #97

Original image on Flickr

Follow Tran Trung Hieu on Flickr or Facebook

 

I absolutely love this origami dumpling and with a slight modification it could easily be turned into a pierogi.

Origami Dumpling

Dumpling, Designed and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

This is a great looking loaf of origami bread. I bet you could user much longer paper to make a really long baguette style loaf too.

Origami Loaf of Bread

Loaf of Bread, Designed by Dmitry Lysiuk and Folded by Natalia Romanenko

Diagrams available in Olympiad 2014

Original image on Flickr

 

Here’s a collection of great little paper vegetables.

Origami Vegetables

Vegetables, Designed and Folded by Hsi-Min Tai

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

And here’s a fantastic looking origami carrot to go along with those vegetables.

Origami Carrot

Carrot, Designed by Lee In Kyung and Folded by Won Seon Seo

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Since we have a bunch of origami vegetables we of course have origami fruits like this awesome looking 3D apple.

Origami Apple

Apple, Designed by Shuzo Fujimoto and Folded by Blanka P (blunek)

Video instructions available from Happy Folding on YouTube

Original image on Flickr

 

Here’s another absolutely amazing origami apple design. The whole model is folded from one sheet of paper!

Origami Apple

Apple, Designed and Folded by NGUYỄN Hùng Cường

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Our final model this time is an origami orange and if you look closely you can see that it even has the individual segments folded! The design of this model was actually inspired by the previous apple.

Origami Orange

Orange, Designed and Folded by Winston

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

That’s it for this post, which one of these do you think looks the most delicious? Let us know in the comments.

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