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It’s safe to assume that most of us grew up hearing the phrase, “Don’t play with your food.” And to this day, most of us probably don’t. However, there is one pastry chef from Monza, Italy, who thankfully never heeded that warning. Matteo Stucchi is well-known for two things: his incredibly delectable desserts and his plating skills – which are equally as amazing.

The creative pastry chef began taking pictures of his desserts back in 2016. He had just created an Instagram and posted a picture of a dessert and it took off from there. Over the years, the pastry chef has gotten more and more creative in his presentation.

He has essentially turned his desserts into amazing works of art that capture the imagination. The pastry chef is not above using non-edible props in his creations, either.

Check out some of his more delicious productions:

Apple Pie

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Amici rieccomišŸ˜, tranquilli non sono sparito ma sono molto preso al lavoro mi dispiacešŸ˜«. Il segreto per fare una perfetta torta di melešŸŽ? Rivolgersi ad una buona squadra di giardinierišŸ˜‹ hi friends, quiet I am not missing but I am very busy at work sorry. The secret to making a perfect apple piešŸŽ? Turn to a good team of gardenersšŸ˜‹ #winter #inverno #cake #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #applepie #pistachio #tortadimele #confettura #italy #biscotti #biscuit #fantasia #apple #fall #giardinaggio #garden #gardening #magic #mela #tiramisuĀ  #fettaditorta #pieceofcake #fantasy #work #gulliver #loveĀ  #amore #gardeners

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Pistachio Cookies

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La nostra scientifica sta analizzando delle misteriose impronte comparse su questi biscotti al pistacchiošŸ”šŸ˜‚. In questo momento brancoliamo nel buio.šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ”¬šŸ•µšŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø Our forensics are analyzing some mysterious prints that appeared on these pistachio cookies. Right now, we're flying blind. šŸ¤”šŸ˜‚ #autunno #autumn #cake #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #pistacchio #pistachio #csi #confettura #italy #biscotti #biscuit #fantasia #work #fall #dinosauro #dinosauri #trex #magic #dinosaurs #tiramisuĀ  #police #forensics #fantasy #colori #dinosaur #loveĀ  #amore #jurassicpark

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Ice-Cream

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Chi ha detto che non si puĆ² preparare il gelato al pistacchio senza gelatiera,Ā  bastano due semplici ingrediente #illattecondensato per dargli un sapore unico e una ruspa spallinatrice per porzionarlo ahahah.šŸ˜‚šŸ¦ Who said that you can not prepare pistachio ice cream without ice cream machine, just two simple ingredient #illattecondensato to give it a unique flavor and a shovel loader to service it. šŸ¦šŸ¤© #gelato #crostata #cake #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #icecream #estate #natura #natureĀ  #passion #happiness #world #fantasia #biscotti #art #workinprogress #pistachio #photography #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisuĀ  #colazioneĀ  #adventure #fantasy #summer #passione #loveĀ  #amore #pistacchio

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Tarte Tatin

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Benvenuti alla pista di pattinaggio Tarte tatin,Ā  da oggi cadere sul ghiaccio non fa piĆ¹ paurašŸ˜‚ Welcome to the skating rink Tarte tatin of Lilliput, from today fall on the ice is no longer afraid.šŸ˜ #tartetatin #primavera #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #spring #skatingĀ  #natura #nature #mousse #passion #happiness #avventura #fantasia #biscotti #sports #pattinaggio #dessert #sport #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisuĀ  #colazioneĀ  #adventure #fantasy #cupcakeprojectĀ  #passione #loveĀ  #amore #meringue

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Raspberry Cake

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La primavera ĆØĀ  iniziata, gli alberi sono in fiore šŸŒø, il sole scalda l'aria,Ā  lo scenario perfetto per andare a pesca di lamponi.šŸ˜‹ The Spring has begun, the trees are blooming, the sun heats the air, the perfect setting for going to raspberry fishinglšŸ’ #newyorkcheesecake #primavera #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #spring #fishingĀ  #natura #nature #mousse #passion #happiness #avventura #fantasia #biscotti #lamponi #landrover #dessert #sport #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisuĀ  #colazioneĀ  #adventure #fantasy #cupcakeprojectĀ  #passione #loveĀ  #amore #pesca

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Chocolate Cake

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Sono tornato amicišŸ–šŸ» come statee?šŸ˜, ogni torta ha il suo "coltello" e questa torta betulla ne ha uno particolare ahahahšŸ˜‚, I'm back friends,how are you?šŸ˜ every cake has its "knife" and this birch cake has one particular ahahah #albero #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #tree #ganache #christmas #nature #biscuit #passion #happiness #cioccolata #fantasia #biscotti #natura #dessert #dolci #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ifpgallery #colazione #foresta #work #fantasy #cupcakeprojectĀ  #passione #love #lavoro #amore

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Yule Log

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"šŸŽ¶ Santa claus is coming to townšŸŽ…šŸ»šŸŽ¶" qui a Lilliput ĆØ tutto pronto per la notte piĆ¹ magica dell'anno, le renne sono ben riposate , Babbo Natale ha fatto il pieno di caffeina e i regali sono stati caricati, quindi 3, 2, 1 si parte ,Buon Natale a tuttišŸŽ„ !. Io e i miei piccoli amiciĀ  vi auguriamo buone feste e vi vogliamo ringraziare dal profondo del cuore,Ā  qui a LilliputĀ  stiamo diventando sempre di piĆ¹, grazie per tutta la fiducia e il sostegno.Ā  Ci prendiamo una piccola pausa per le festeĀ  ci vediamo a gennaio amici miei ā¤. "šŸŽ¶ Santa Claus is coming to Town šŸŽ¶šŸŽ…šŸ»" here at Lilliput everything is ready for the most magical night of the year, the reindeer are well rested, Santa Claus has made the full of caffeine and the gifts have been uploaded, so 3, 2, 1 It starts, Merry Christmas to all!. Me and my little friends wish you happy holidays and we want to thank you from the bottom of the heart, here in Lilliput we are becoming more and more, thanks for all the trust and support.Ā  We take a little break for the holidays see you in January my friends.šŸ˜Š #gingerbread #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #natale #babbonatale #christmas #noel #biscuit #passion #happiness #cioccolata #fantasia #biscotti tronchettodinatale #alberodinatale #dessert #dolci #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ifpgallery #colazione #buchedenoel #christmastreeĀ  #fantasy #cupcakeprojectĀ  #redvelvet #love #santaclaus #amore

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Pound Cake

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"šŸŽ¶Tutu tu tu tutu tu šŸŽ¶( sigla tv meteo)šŸ˜…, signore e signori benvenuti a Meteo Lilliput, nelle prossime ore si avvicinerĆ  una forte perturbazione che porterĆ  abbondanti rovesci di crema e glassa ā›ˆ, il rischio di alluvione ĆØ elevato vi invitiamo a fare molta attenzione. Per il momento ĆØ tutto." Noi per sicurezza stiamo portando in salvo un po di animali šŸ–šŸšŸ•ŠšŸ˜‚. "šŸŽ¶tu tu tu tu tutu šŸŽ¶(TV weather jingle), ladies and gentlemen Welcome to Lilliput Weather, in the next few hours you will approach a strong perturbation that will bring abundant showers of cream and icing, the risk of flooding is high we invite you to be very careful. It's all for the moment. " We are saving some animals for safetyšŸ˜‚ #plumcake #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #pioggia #cream #rain #noah #weather #passion #happiness #noĆØ #fantasia #biscotti #nature #natura #dessert #dolci #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ifpgallery #colazione #adventure #flood #fantasy #cupcakeprojectĀ  #diluvio #love #arca #amore

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Unfinished Chocolate Cake

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Questo ĆØ l''ultimo modello di impastatrice kenwoodĀ  la: "muratori 3000" perfetta per miscelare e glassarešŸ˜‚. In vista del black friday ci farei un pensierino.šŸ˜ This is the latest model of Kenwood kneading machine the: "Bricklayers 3000" perfect for mixing and frosting.Ā  in view of the Black Friday I would do a little thought.šŸ¤£ #cookies #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #trecioccolati #cream #therealtris #magic #kenwood #passion #happiness #mirrorglaze #fantasia #biscotti #nature #natura #dessert #dolci #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ifpgallery #colazione #adventure #golositĆ  #fantasy #cupcakeprojectĀ  #theoriginaltris #love #trisday #amore

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Brioche Bread

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Il pan brioche ĆØ tra i deserti piĆ¹ dolci del mondo, precisamente il piĆ¹ vasto deserto morbido di Lilliput, con una superficie di 15 cmĀ². Attraversato dal Tropico del muffin, si trova nella Lilliput settentrionale, tra 17Ā° di longitudine ovest e 30Ā° longitudine est. šŸ˜‚šŸŒ“šŸ« The pan brioche is among the sweetest deserts in the world, precisely the most extensive soft desert of Lilliput, with an area of 15 cm Ā². Traversed by the Tropic of the Muffin, it is found in the northern Lilliput, between 17th West longitude and 30th east longitude. šŸ˜‚šŸŒ“ #panbrioche #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #cammello #camel #diyfoodys #magic #desert #passion #happiness #biscuits #heart #biscotti #cream #deserto #dessert #camel #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ganache #colazione #adventure #golositĆ  #viaggio #cupcakeprojectĀ  #avventura #love #cake #voyage

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Pistachio Cake

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Non so voi, ma ora ho capito perchĆ© la farina di pistacchio costa cosƬ tanto ahahah, occorre un sacco di lavoro per ottenerla e soprattutto non basta avere un mixer casalingo ahahahšŸ˜‚šŸ˜‚ I do not know about you, but now I understand why the pistachio flour costs so much hahaha, you need a lot of work to get it and especially not enough to have a home mixer hahahašŸ˜šŸ˜Ž #pistacchio #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #pistachio #crostata #diyfoodys #work #fields #campo #happiness #biscuits #heart #biscotti #agricoltura #dolciitaliani #dessert #fragole #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ganache #colazione #emergency #golositĆ  #cream #cupcakeprojectĀ  #food_instalove #love #agriculture #cuore

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Train Cake

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Il treno con destinazione finale ciambellopoli ĆØ in arrivo al binario 5,Ā  allontanarsi dalla linea gialla šŸ˜‚šŸ˜ šŸš‚šŸšƒ The train with the final destination Ciambellopoli is arriving at track 5, move away from the Yellow line šŸ˜‚ #ciambella#cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #viaggio #crostata #diyfoodys #train #donuts #treno #happiness #biscuits #ganache #biscotti #voyage #dolciitaliani #dessert #fragole #sweet #cheesecake #tiramisu #ganache #colazione #amore #golositĆ  #cream #cupcakeprojectĀ  #food_instalove #love #crema #donut

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Pastry Tart

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Benvenuti al golf club di Lilliput,Ā  persino Tiger Woods sarebbe onorato ad allenarsi qui. šŸŒā›³šŸ˜„ Welcome to Lilliput Golf Club, even Tiger Woods would be honored to train herešŸŒā›³ #miritlli #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #crostata #macaron #diyfoodys #ledolcitentazioni #piattitipiciregionali #millefoglie #piattiitaliani #golf #dolci #biscotti #chocolategridtrĀ  #dolciitaliani #dessert #marshmallow #frolla #cheesecake #tiramisu #foodporn #colazione #dolcivisioni #golositĆ  #lory_alpha_foodĀ  #instafoodandplaces #food_instalove #love #lovefood

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Cookies

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Qui a Lilliput non riesco nemmeno a fare colazione tranquillamente che mi ritrovo i sommozzatori nella tazza del latte šŸ˜…šŸ˜ Here in Lilliput I can not even have breakfast quietly that I find the divers in the cup of milk šŸ˜‚šŸ˜‚ #nutella #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #crostata #cookies #pastry #ledolcitentazioni #piattitipiciregionaliĀ  #ricetteperpassione #piattiitaliani #amore #dolci #biscotti #chocolategridtrĀ  #dolciitaliani #dessert #love #love #cheesecake #tiramisu #foodporn #colazione #dolcivisioni #golositĆ  #lory_alpha_foodĀ  #instafoodandplaces #food_instalove #ciambella #lovefood

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Donuts

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Venite amici c'ĆØ ancora posto šŸ˜„šŸ¤— buon weekend Ā Come on friends there is still room šŸ˜Š happy weekend #cioccolato #chocolateĀ  #crostata #waffle #sweet #ledolcitentazioni #piattitipiciregionaliĀ  #ricetteperpassione #piattiitaliani #amore #dolci #biscotti #chocolategridtrĀ  #dolciitaliani #dessert #loveĀ  #merendaitaliana #cheesecake #tiramisu #foodporn #colazione #dolcivisioni #golositĆ  #lory_alpha_food #lovefood #instafoodandplaces #food_instalove #waffles #donuts

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