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How Well Do You Really Know Your Food?


Do you think you know what celery looks like? How about chocolate cake? Photographer Caren Alpert’s project that captures what food looks like with the aid of a scanning electron microscope may make you think again. Called “Terra Cibus” based on the Latin for Earth Food, the landscapes food makes when magnified to this degree are truly alien.

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