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Old 04-05-2011, 03:42 PM   #1
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Does my food look bad?

hi folks, I'm new to this forum!
I have been posting food accomplishments (i.e. dishes that I make) on a Chinese forum but for some reason they always say my food looks bad. I have no idea how to improve and they wouldn't tell me (they just tell me it's bad, but not why it's bad). So I decided to look for another forum to discuss my cooking technique. First of all, I would like to show you several dishes that I received negative comments on, and hopefully get some constructive feedback :)

This is Penne alla Vodka



This is apricot salami scone with strawberry and grape tomato sauce




Spaghetti alle vongole



Baked tilapia



Tilapia soup



Pizza


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Old 04-05-2011, 03:51 PM   #2
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It doesn't look bad, it just looks invisible.

Seriously, I don't see any photos.
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:54 PM   #3
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The problem is the Chinese forum, not your food.
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:54 PM   #4
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Edited since there might be anti-linking mechanism
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:09 PM   #5
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Edited since there might be anti-linking mechanism
Still no pictures. Try right clicking on the picture and see if you can "copy image" and paste it to your post.
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:15 PM   #6
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Still no pictures. Try right clicking on the picture and see if you can "copy image" and paste it to your post.
that's weird... too bad it doesn't let me edit the post any more. what happens when you click on the image?
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:16 PM   #7
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I do not think most of it looks bad. Most of the dishes could use a little more color to be more visually appealing. The soup does not look good in my opinion. It looks oily and un unpleasant color and the black pepper looks bad against the color of the soup. White pepper might be better so it does not stand out as much. It could vey well taste delicious though so just because the color looks kind of odd does not mean it can not be great tasting. The scone is the only other one that looks like it could use some work. The scone itself looks small and odd shaped (not really that big of a deal), but the sauce looks like it was just kind of splashed on wherever. And again, the color of the sauce is not appealing. It could use some brighter fresher colors. It looks like the sauce was cooked a long time and all the color washed out.
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that's weird... too bad it doesn't let me edit the post any more. what happens when you click on the image?
Firefox says it doesn't think it can complete the action.

Let me try. BRB.
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:18 PM   #9
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ah I see the picture uploader probably restricted redirecting... duh I need to reupload the images somewhere else
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:19 PM   #10
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that's weird... too bad it doesn't let me edit the post any more.
....LOL.....you've gone past your edit time limit....LOL....
Increase the time for edits
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