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These Tiny Versions Of Iconic Canadian Foods Are The Cutest Lil' Things

I just want to *nom* them.

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Is this not the cutest lil' Montreal smoked meat sandwich you've ever seen?

Jennifer Robeson

And what about this itty-bitty, bite-size caesar with all the fixings?

Jennifer Robeson

These are the work of clay artist Jennifer Robeson, who made a whole set of miniature Canadian classics for Canada 150.

It all started when she did a 100-day project challenge, where she made a clay sculpture of food every day for 100 days. When the organizer of the Terroir culinary symposium saw them, Robeson was asked to make a special series of Canadian foods.
Jennifer Robeson

It all started when she did a 100-day project challenge, where she made a clay sculpture of food every day for 100 days. When the organizer of the Terroir culinary symposium saw them, Robeson was asked to make a special series of Canadian foods.

Which is how we got these perfect fiddleheads.

Jennifer Robeson
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And this one-bite lobster roll.

Jennifer Robeson

"I focussed on all kinds of iconic Canadian foods," Robeson told BuzzFeed Canada.

Jennifer Robeson

There were hiccups, though.

"There was one that I failed at miserably, which was butter tarts," she said."I kept buying them from different places and eating them and examining them," but they were just too difficult to recreate in clay.
Jennifer Robeson

"There was one that I failed at miserably, which was butter tarts," she said.

"I kept buying them from different places and eating them and examining them," but they were just too difficult to recreate in clay.

Nanaimo bars, though? No problem.

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Her personal favourite to eat is Kraft Dinner, which she made in her preferred way — topped with ketchup.

"I think it’s just a classic, there’s lots of ways you can dress it up as an adult eating person," said Robeson.
Jennifer Robeson

"I think it’s just a classic, there’s lots of ways you can dress it up as an adult eating person," said Robeson.

Her show at Terroir — which included a print of this A&W Teen Burger — had people oohing and awwing, and now she's being asked to make all kinds of tiny treats.

Jennifer Robeson

You can see more of Robeson's work on her website, Instagram, and Etsy page.

[h/t G Adventures blog]
Jennifer Robeson

Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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