Does this blue chicken make you queasy? Scientists say there might be an evolutionary reason for that.
Courtesy of Lawrie Brown
There’s something unsettling — freakish, even — about Lawrie Brown’s photos of everyday meals.
In one photo, the California-based photographer has placed a shockingly blue raw chicken atop a bed of rice and peas. In another, pink cereal puffs float in a sea of yellow milk. And Brown slathers three hefty scoops of green ice cream with purple fudge in a third, with blood-red cherries as garnish. Other photos in her “Colored Food Series” feature green corn, blue crackers and green spaghetti.
Read more: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/04/16/303215873/tasting-with-our-eyes-why-bright-blue-chicken-looks-so-strange