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    Using the format of the cookbook as a storytelling medium, the In Vitro Meat Cookbook is a visually stunning exploration of the new “food culture… Read More
    Using the format of the cookbook as a storytelling medium, the In Vitro Meat Cookbook is a visually stunning exploration of the new “food cultures” lab-grown meat might create. This book approaches lab-grown meat not just from a design and engineering perspective, but also from a societal and ethical one. Read Less
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We need to talk about the future of meat

Some scientists believe in vitro meat could become a sustainable and animal friendly way to produce meat. But before deciding if we are willing to eat meat from the lab, we need to explore the food culture it brings us.

Using the format of the cookbook as a storytelling medium, the In Vitro Meat Cookbook is a visually stunning exploration of the new “food cultures” lab-grown meat might create.

This award-winning book presents 45 speculative recipes 
with lab-grown meat that could end up on your plate one day.
Project by Next Nature Network.
I realised physical models of the recipes, styled them for illustrations and photography,
I also designed the meaty cover of the book.


This cookbook features dozens of recipes that are delicious, uncanny, funny and inspiring.
Think of meat paint, revived dodo wings, meat ice cream, cannibal snacks, steaks knitted like scarves and see-through sushi grown under perfectly controlled conditions. 
Besides these extraordinarily detailed drawings created by Silvia Celiberti, the book also contains a full color section with lush photography and renderings.
image design: Francesca Barchiesi
illustration: Silvia Celiberti
image design: Francesca Barchiesi
illustration: Silvia Celiberti
image design: Francesca Barchiesi
illustration: Silvia Celiberti
image design: Francesca Barchiesi
illustration: Silvia Celiberti
image design: Francesca Barchiesi
illustration: Silvia Celiberti
model making & styling: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Nichon Glerum
model making & styling: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Nichon Glerum
model making & styling: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Nichon Glerum
model making: Jonathon Markowski
Cocktail drinker model: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Nichon Glerum
photography: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Francesca Barchiesi
photography: Francesca Barchiesi

CREATIVE TEAM

Creative Direction — Koert van Mensvoort
Art Direction — Hendrik-Jan Grievink 
Illustrations — Silvia Celiberti
Recipe Writing — Allison Guy 
Photography — Nichon Glerum
Styling — Francesca Barchesi
Graphic Design — Hendrik-Jan Grievink Layout — Lotte Biesheuvel
Model Making — Jonathon Markowski — Francesca Barchiesi
Proofreading — Alessia Andreotti 
Crowdfunding Video — Arnoud van den Heuvel 
Production — Tim Hoogesteger 
Project Management — Mir Wermuth Translation — Loes Deutekom