The US edition of Lonely Planet Magazine was looking to commission a full page illustration on bread that celebrates spring in different parts of the world. The assignment would consist of 5 different bread illustrations and hand-lettered short descriptions
Hot Cross Bun, United Kingdom
Sweet, raisin-studded buns, marked with a cross on top.
King Cake, U.S.
Tricolored iced dough ring with a plastic baby surprise!
Colomba Pasquale, Italy
Dove-shaped, panettone-style sweet bread.
Sweet braided dough dotted with red Easter eggs.
Spice- and nut- lled cookie pastry.
Puran Poli, India
Hot stacks of cardamom-infused and ghee-covered at breads.