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Photos reveal the incredible art of Parma ham making

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham) is known all around the world and is used in high-end restaurants, sold in delis, and if you’re lucky, used on pizzas in authentic pizzerias. It’s a product ‘whose quality is regulated with a clinical intensity’. There’s even an official body in charge for safeguarding, protecting and promoting Parma ham. This […]

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This guy is drinking 10 cans of coke a day to prove an unhealthy point

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 November 2014

There’s a bunch of no-sugar diet plans making the rounds on social media, but one man is doing the complete opposite. Calling his ‘experiment’ 10 Cokes A Day, George Prior plans to drink (as the title indicates) 10 cans of Coke a day. No Diet Coke, no Coke Zero-just full-strength sugary Coke (and Cherry Coke). It’s a health experiment that will take 30 days to complete. He’s already started and the weight gain is quite significant: 16 pounds in the first 21 days and a body fat increase of 60 percent!

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London opened a new apple store that was full of real, crunchy apples

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Don’t tell Apple, but there’s a real apple store out there. A real apple store that sells real apples, not apple computers. In observance of Apple Day (yes, it’s a thing!), Londoners were treated to a rather groovy installation at the historic Borough Market on the south bank this past October. TinMan and Teatime agencies […]

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Guests feast on food from surgical trays in this bizarre promotional restaurant

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 25 November 2014

Hungry for brains? To promote the new Surgeon Simulator game, Miss Cakehead and London Mess organized an incredibly stomach churning dinner that replicated the gory game. Guests were served a five-course dinner in a mock-up operating room that had a real life ‘patient’ on the operating table to feast from. Yeah, it’s nasty. During the […]

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Here’s how you make toasted marshmallow shot glasses. It’s easy!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 25 November 2014

As if alcohol wasn’t a good enough reason to love shots, they just had to add in marshmallows! Food blogger Cheri Alberts of ‘The Watering Mouth’, teaches us how to make toasted marshmallow shot glasses.

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‘Don’t play with your food’ obviously doesn’t apply to sushi

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By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 22 November 2014

Sushi aficionados may have already viewed the making and tasting of sushi as a precise art form, and they are absolutely right of course, but who’s to say we can’t have a little creative fun while at it? As these super cute pieces show, all you need is to unleash that can-do spirit and there’s […]

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Two guys made ‘real food’ using Play-Doh tools … delish!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 20 November 2014

If you got to play with tubs of Play-Doh as a child, curiosity probably got the best of you on a few occasions and you ended up tasting the play dough, right? It’s salty and a little slimy but not overly disgusting. I wouldn’t snack on it, but Play-Doh tasted better than most vegetables back when I was a kid. Well, two guys (grownup guys) decided to make an entire spread of real food using just Play-Doh and Play-Doh tools.

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Thousands of people just made thousands of kilos of kimchi for the poor in South Korea

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 20 November 2014

Kimchi is a little like Vegemite-you either love it or hate it, and those that hate it just need to keep eating it until they love it. And this fermented side dish is so popular in South Korea that there is a Kimchi Making and Sharing Festival held in Seoul every year.

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Now you can have your cake and eat the plate too, with edible dinnerware

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 20 November 2014

Dishwashers, rejoice! No longer will you have to miss out on your favourite TV shows because you’re stuck in the kitchen cleaning the dishes. There’s a new kind of dinnerware in town: the Do Eat edible verrines.

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Just how big do you like your burritos? Ok, baby sized it is!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 20 November 2014

You don’t have to travel to Mexico anymore to get your hands on a gigantic burrito. Seattle restaurant Gordito’s is the place to go for your Mexican feast. In fact, order a burrito at this place and you’ll get a baby sized burrito.

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There’s a goldfish in my tea! Now you can turn any teacup into a charming fish bowl

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By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 18 November 2014

We’ve all seen and had the tasty cheddar snack Goldfish as children. As adults, here is a more sophisticated goldfish to have swim around your teacup. Charm Villa is responsible for this clever tea infuser. Before hot water hits these teabags, they don’t resemble much of anything. Then, as soon as the kettle’s done and you pour your water, the magic happens.

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Move over, Cake Boss. Here’s a life-sized Katniss Everdeen cake!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 14 November 2014

We recently showed you an epic Ralph Wiggum cake that we thought couldn’t be topped. But have I got news for you! Lara Clarke of UK’s Tasty Cakes has constructed a delicious cake for the Cake International contest.

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This man is funding his wedding by uploading ‘Cheetos that look like things’ to his Instagram page

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By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Friday 14 November 2014

By day, Andy Huot is a mechanical engineer. By night, he creates art with Cheetos. Over the past year, Andy has spent hours examining each puffed corn nugget and posting his unaltered findings on Instagram. Today, he has more than 40,000 followers from all around the world.

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Drink at this bar in Berlin, Germany, and pay whatever you want

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel, New Food and Packaging on Thursday 13 November 2014

Presented by Busabout

In Berlin, you can be sucked into paying quite a few euros for a meal, let alone a glass of wine. But if you’re coming to this city, there’s a restaurant you need to try, not only for its food and wine, but for its ancient honour code. At Weinerei, you pay what you want.

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Never be without hot sauce again thanks to this mini sriracha keychain

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 11 November 2014

Who knew taste bud heaven could fit on a keychain? ‘Sriracha2Go’ is a miniature, refillable bottle that fits on a keychain, letting you take your favorite hot sauce anywhere you go. Simply remove the cap and fill it with Sriracha. Your meals will never be lonely ever again. And at 1.25 ounces, it’ll even get […]

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