Food for the kiddos

Food for the kiddos

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Pikachu Sandwich Step By Step Tutorial (Level : Difficult)

Finally I am settling down in front of the PC to update my blog. It was the exam period and time flew by! I even missed Halloween which is one of my favorite sandwich making season.

Back to this tutorial. This tutorial requires more time and effort, therefore I placed it under the difficult level. Ingredient used are basically the same as my previous 2 Pikachu sandwiches just more time needed to crave out the character using dried seaweed. It took me more than 30 minutes to complete the Pikachu on the 2 slices of cheese slice. This time I tried to snap more pictures to share.

Ingredients -
1. Two slices of bread with filling of your choice
2. One slice of cheddar cheese
3. One slice of white cheese
4. One piece of crabstick or flat red candy strip 
5. Dried Seaweed

Tools -
1. A pair of sharp scissors
2. A toothpick
3. A pair of tweezers
4. A small straw

I copied the picture on a piece of white paper and cut out the Pikachu. The picture should fit the size of the cheese slice. Using a toothpick, I outlined the picture on the cheese. For hygiene purpose, I outline the picture on the cheese with the plastic sheet still on.
After that I cut out the Pikachu eyes on the dried seaweed. This requires abit of estimation.
Look at the comparison of my cut out seaweed on the picture. This gives a good gauge of the size of seaweed you need. 
Next, use a small straw to poke a tiny piece of white cheese. Add the small round dot of white cheese to the Pikachu eyes. Note : I will just use the remaining cheese as filling for the sandwich to cut down on food wastage.
Cut out the seaweed for the remaining nose and mouth. You can see the face forming on the cheese slice.
I moved on to the arms and using the same method. Cut the seaweed and compare it against the length required. Place the dried seaweed on the cheese slice.
Next, carve out the outline using a toothpick. You should be able to see the lines on the cheese slice that was previously drawn with the plastic sheet on.
Lastly, cut the dried seaweed in accordance to the size of the ear and tail. 
Place the seaweed on the tail and ear.
The end product!
This is how it looked in the box!
3 different designs of Pikachu sandwiches in total.