A Ladle Filled With Wax And Spooned Into Water Becomes Something Awesomely Weird

Food displays are weird, magical, and slightly unsettling things. To make food samples look inviting and appetizing even after long hours under hot lights and in the open air, people have devised some pretty clever tricks.

In the video below, you'll get to see one such trick in the making. Using a wax-like substance, this man is creating fake cabbage to be used in a food display and photography. Real cabbage would wilt and oxidize after only a short while, but this stuff will last forever.

It all starts with a ladle of green and white wax.


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It's then manipulated into a leaf-like texture.


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Here, it kind of looks like Jabba the Hutt, but that probably wasn't intentional.

Watch the weird, wonderful magic here:


The next time you see a bright, fresh-looking vegetable in an advertisement, remember this video. It's probably wax!