We are entering an era of food innovation! The time is now to shed the breads that have been weighing us down all these years! Goodbye brioche! Later sesame buns! Avocados are here to revolutionize the burger scene! Maybe.
Colette Dike is an Amsterdam-based food stylist who blends food with decoration. A love story if you will, per her website Fooddeco’s description. Her real passion seems to be avocado, as it takes front and center stage for most of her photos.
Her Instagram is an ode to the beloved avocado, using it to create shapes you wouldn’t have even thought of as you sat in your kitchen slicing it into chunks with your butter knife like a heathen. Here, her avos are ribboned, swirled, sliced and flowered.
However it’s Dike’s concept of the avocado burger bun that’s capturing food lovers’ attentions. Rather than a gluten-ladened squishy buns, she chooses to house both traditional and vegan burgers between avocados that have been halved and skinned.
Mashable spoke with Dike who suggests that for those who think that seems like an awful lot of avo in one sitting (raises hand), that they look at the meal as a “stacked salad instead of a burger.” Hm. That may take a little more fine tuning as a campaign to convince staunch burger lovers but we get the idea. After all, for the health conscious here in LA, the replacement of lettuce leaves for buns aka “Protein Style” is a popular seller at burger-slinger In-N-Out.
Still, I don’t see a drive-thru shoving your delicate avo-burgers into paper sacks just yet. For now we can just revel in the gloriousness of Fooddeco’s instagram and dream of whirly, swirly avocados.
Check out more of Colette Dike’s avocado burgers on her Instagram. Would you rather have a traditional bun or an avocado with your burger? Let us know in the comments!