I’ve always been scared of beetroot. It’s the way it turns your poo purple, I think. But it just got relegated down my ‘Top 10 fearsome vegetables’ chart by a digital artwork called ‘Salad’.
Created by German designer Till Nowak, it was made in 3ds Max, and turns twelve intricately modelled 3D vegetables into the alien from Alien. Just look at it! Christ! You wouldn’t want to meet that on a dark night down the allotment.
What would Sigourney Weaver make of it? Apart from a warm and nutritious soup, obviously. You’ll never look at an aubergine in the same way again.