Flavour Profile: Pomegranate Orange

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This week’s flavour is very simple and completely gorgeous. Pomegranates and oranges are so lovely they’ve long been inspiration for not only the culinary arts, but for generations of still life painters. So here are a few orange and pomegranate laden canvases from two of the genre’s historical high points: Dutch Golden Age Painting and French Impressionism. Basically what we’re saying is these macarons are edible art! (nbd.)

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Jacob van Hulsdonck, Still Life with Lemons, Oranges, and a Pomegranate, C. 1630, Oil on panel
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Paul Gauguin, Still life with Oranges, 1881, Oil on canvas
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Luca Forte, Flowers in a Vase with a Goldfinch, a Melon and a Pomegranate, 1670, Oil on canvas
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Still Life with Lemons and Oranges, 1881, Oil on canvas
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Paul Cezanne, Still Life with Pomegranate and Pears, 1890, Oil on canvas
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