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Photos by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin

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In Thai we call it Kan Kae Salak Phaksot Lae Phonlamai (การแกะสลักผักสดและผลไม้). What do we call it in English?

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What do we call this in English?

In Thai we call it Kan Kae Salak Phaksot Lae Phonlamai (การแกะสลักผักสดและผลไม้). What do we call it in English?

Cutting beautiful designs out of different materials is called "carving". We often see examples of wood carving and ivory carving, but in this case, we say  "fresh vegetables and fruit carving".

Thais are famous for their skills in this art. On Friday, Bangkok Post photographer Pawat Laopaisarntaksin went to the Grand Mercure Bangkok Fortune Hotel for an exhibition honouring Her Majesty  the Queen. Her 85th birthday is coming up one week from Saturday on August 12th. Here are three of his photos. 

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