Small wonders: Meet the artist making painstaking miniatures of classic Vietnamese dishes

Squinting in concentration, Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thi Ha An drops a bright red chilli onto a bowl of pho noodles barely bigger than a coin - the finishing touch to a miniature clay model that has eaten up days of her time. A 28-year-old architecture graduate, An began crafting food miniatures a year ago, spotting a chance to capitalise on the world's growing love of Vietnamese cuisine.