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You’ll wish you had this transforming Optimus Prime cake when you were a kid

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 2 September 2015

After watching this awesome Optimus Prime cake transform, you’d wish you had it when you were ten years old. Heck, you’d even wish you’ll have it now as an adult!

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Do you dare bite down on these deliciously adorable platypus eclairs?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 28 August 2015

How adorable does a pastry have to get before you refuse to eat it? First there was the cat loaf. Then came the pug loaf. And now, may we present the platypus eclairs from Lou Lou P’s Delights.

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True love is about reaching a compromise on your superhero wedding cake

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 August 2015

When it was time to pick a cake design for their wedding, one UK couple ran into a dilemma: the bride wanted a traditional cake, while the groom wanted to have a superhero theme. Uh-oh. So what did they do? They made a compromise, of course!

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Epic guy wins at life by ordering ramen with 100 slices of pork

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 17 August 2015

In a food experiment of epic proportions, one noodle hero from Japan went into a local ramen restaurant and successfully ordered a bowl containing 100 slices of chashu roast pork.

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*Hic!* Japanese whisky gets sent to space station

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 13 August 2015

Whisky, of all things, is going boldly where no booze has been before: outer space. And of all people, the Japanese had to do it. But before you coil in horror (or joy?) at the idea of drunk astronauts stumbling in mid-air, it’s anything but.

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Nutella doughnut milkshakes from this Sydney café will make you crave so bad

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 10 August 2015

Oh. My. God. In Sydney, a local café has caused quite the stir – nay, panic – after it released a monstrous food creation: The Tella Ball, a massive vanilla milkshake topped with a Nutella-filled doughnut.

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Cereal and milk popsicles make the greatest breakfast ever

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 7 August 2015

Because people frown upon chocolate cupcakes for breakfast (seriously, why?), baker and all-around creative genius Jessie Oleson Moore of Cake Spy has come up with something that’ll satisfy our sweet tooth and our overbearing parents: cereal and milk popsicles.

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Bread loaf that looks like a pug is just too cute to eat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 28 July 2015

Don’t you wish you could just bite a pug because they’re so dang cute? Well, now you can! English baker Miss Insomnia Tulip of Lou Lou P’s Delights has baked a loaf of bread that looks like a realistic pug.

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A healthy seaweed that tastes like bacon has just been invented

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 24 July 2015

At the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Oregon State University, scientists have come up with a strain of seaweed that is not only healthy, but also tastes like everyone’s favourite food: bacon.

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What are these? Oh, just a bunch of cats loafing around

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 21 July 2015

There’s a special subreddit dedicated to catloaves – that moment when your furry feline gets comfy and assumes the position of a loaf. It’s really quite adorable. So why not pay homage to these loafers by creating actual bread loaves shaped like loafing cats?

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The Vulgar Chef just whipped up spaghetti and meatball tacos

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 10 July 2015

Love spaghetti but hate Mexican? Got a thing for tacos but can’t stand slurping up your ‘sghetti? You’re in luck. In fact, we’re all in luck because the Vulgar Chef (who really is quite vulgar) has just created this heavenly masterpiece out of spaghetti, eggs, meatballs and red sauce.

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Yes, now paint is totally edible and comes in all kinds of flavours

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 9 July 2015

Remember when you were young and you wanted to eat the paint that was in the garden shed? Well, I don’t either, but kids are curious little wonders so it’s bound to have crossed their minds once or twice. Now, instead of finding your kid with their fingers in a can of paint, they can get creative with their food using Noshi Edible Paints.

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This Lego wedding cake really takes the cake

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 4 July 2015

What, a triple-tiered edible Lego cake? This stuff is for real. A family in London recently baked up a geeky Lego-inspired brick cake for a cousin’s wedding, and now they are inundated by numerous requests from complete strangers who all want a slice of that cake. The Lego cake isn’t the only geeky bake they’ve […]

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Aussie father-and-son team creates cartoons out of pancakes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 29 June 2015

As if pancakes didn’t look delectable enough, Melbourne-based father-and-son team ‘Tiger Tomato’ had to turn the beloved breakfast item into art, infusing them with colour and sculpting them into edible cartoon characters.

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Watermelon toast is Taiwan’s greatest gift to mankind

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 26 June 2015

At Jimmy’s Bakery in Taiwan, people have been lining up to get a taste of their latest product, one that combines two unlikely food items: a watermelon and a loaf of bread. Introducing, the watermelon toast.

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