New Food and Packaging

‪Food is so much more than a source of energy and nutrients; it’s an experience that evokes emotions and memories – transporting you to other times. We gather the weirdest, tastiest, most creative and most wonderful recipes and products so you can experience the best. You are what you eat.‬

Know your stuff? Contribute now

There’s a museum dedicated to instant ramen noodles in Japan

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel, New Food and Packaging on Friday 25 April 2014

Whether you’ve dined on instant ramen during a tight spot or slurped them up because you just can’t get enough, one thing’s for sure – those instant noodles are delicious. Packed with MSG, yes, but delicious! And so it’s only fitting that such an incredible food would have its very own museum. The Cup Noodles […]

Read more

One giant leap for humanity: the pizza cake

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 23 April 2014

Move over, Cronut, we’ve found our new food abomination: the pizza cake. Boston Pizza is currently holding, ‘Pizza Game Changers’, a competition to find out the most innovative and game changing pizza idea there is by way of fan voting. So far, the cake pizza – a six-layer dish stuffed with cheese, pepperoni, ham, and sausage – has been the fan favourite, garnering more than 3, 100 votes.

Read more

Eat up your social media symbols, kids!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 22 April 2014

Remember when your parents tried to make you eat vegetables back in the day? They struggled a lot. Since then, companies have been coming up with new and innovative ways to get kids to eat their veggies, but it looks like Birdseye has gone just a step further. I’m not sure if these are being […]

Read more

Bone Dusters Paleo Ale, a brew made from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 21 April 2014

This will separate the occasional beer drinkers from the beer enthusiasts! Bone Dusters Paleo Ale is a beer – wait for it! – that’s brewed from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil. It comes from the co-founder of Paleo Quest, Jason Osborne, who ‘hit upon the idea of a craft beer to get people interested in science’. […]

Read more

#Cookieshots are trending … we wonder why

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 17 April 2014

When we posted this image on our Facebook wall a few weeks ago, y’all went nuts. We wonder why. It all started when French chef Dominique Ansel took everyone’s favorite comfort snack – chocolate chip cookies and cold milk – to the next level. How?

Read more

KFC chicken corsages are the most romantic thing for prom season

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 17 April 2014

There’s nothing more romantic than having a KFC Original Recipe attached to your date’s wrist while you both dance the night away. Nothing, I tell you! KFC, in collaboration with Louisville, Kentucky-based florist Nanz and Kraft, has released the prom accessory to end all prom accessories: the KFC Chicken Corsage. For $20 (plus shipping), you’ll get the baby’s breath flower and the corsage.

Read more

Too scared to get a tattoo? Try these cookie cutters instead

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 17 April 2014

Love the idea of a tattoo but not sure you want to dedicate a piece of your body to one design? Try these cool cookie cutters! They’re called Tough Cookies cookie cutters and they come in a variety of iconic tattoo designs, including a rose, anchor, swallow, and a heart and dagger. These beauties are […]

Read more

Know your whiskey: an educational chart

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Pop Chart Lab has returned with a comprehensive chart universe that neatly breaks down varieties of whiskey, so whiskey lovers and casual consumers alike can sort out just what kind of whiskey they like — and find more to down.

Read more

Coffee flour is the new super ingredient that tastes nothing like coffee

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 16 April 2014

It’s like the cooking gods are smiling down on us! Coffee flour is a thing. And according to the manufacturers of this heavenly ingredient, the surrounding pulp after harvesting billions of coffee beans is usually discarded. Not anymore! Coffee flour is a ‘nutrient-dense new super-ingredient’ that’s part of a social impact movement, creating jobs for families and sustainability for farms.

Read more (2 comments)

Wordy alphabet sandwich stacks 26 food toppings from A to Z

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 15 April 2014

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Nick Chipman of Dude Foods actually created a sandwich with 26 toppings, each spelling out a different letter of the alphabet. Here is the full breakdown of the ingredients: Avocado, Bacon, Cheese Doritos, Egg, Fish sticks, Garlic bread, Ham, Italian sausage patty, Jalapeño peppers, Krispy Kreme doughnut, Lettuce, Macaroni and cheese Noodles, […]

Read more

Move over ramen burger, here come ramen wings

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 14 April 2014

Hot Sauce and Panko in Richmond, San Francisco, could possibly be the best place in the world to have a food coma. The joint (they hate being called a restaurant) has a rotating menu of insane culinary creations, the headliner being the ramen wings.

Read more

Outfit your egg with this knight armour, then murder it for breakfast afterwards

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Humpty Dumpty just got a badass weapons upgrade via the ‘Arthur Egg Cup’, an egg cup holder in the shape of a knight’s suit of armour. Turn your soft boiled eggs into a knight in shining armour by padding it with this plastic suit and removable helmet. The kitchen accessory even comes with a spoon that acts as the egg’s lance, ready to fend off any hungry mouth that comes its way.

Read more

Edible cinema: Canapes and cocktails that match cinematic moments

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Monday 7 April 2014

Edible Cinema, a collaboration between Soho House and event company teatime Productions, is a series of movie screenings where attendees can tuck in to a tray of small numbered containers on their seat, which holds canapes and cocktails that correspond to certain moments in the film. A screen-side light box signals when and what to […]

Read more

One for the cellar: The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Shiraz

Jonathan Leeming Contributor

By Jonathan Leeming in New Food and Packaging on Sunday 6 April 2014

Sex, drugs and rock n’ roll. To my mind, there’s something missing from the old motto. Wine. So, what better way to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of rock and roll legends, The Rolling Stones, than – ahead of their sadly postponed Australian tour, their first in almost a decade – team up with Dan Murphy’s […]

Read more

Fancy a Bookish Banquet? Feast on literary meals inspired by books

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 5 April 2014

If you are one of these cultured individuals who know there are few pleasures in life that rival a good book or a good meal, you can rejoice in the most refined manner you can now. Taking reading and eating to a new level is Amsterdam-based Bookish Banquet. At its events, a book is picked […]

Read more