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Foodie neatly arranges her food to look like edible emojis

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 22 June 2015

An advocate of healthy eating, Scotland-based foodie and graphic designer Heather Adamson communicates the values of good food the best way millennials know how: emojis.

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Don Julio, a pioneering legend, has revolutionized the tequila industry forever

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 19 June 2015

You find yourself at the bar on a Friday or Saturday night and the bartender asks for your order. With so many drinks to choose from, you’re left a tad confused as to what you want. But if you’ve got an experienced bartender on the scene, they’ll always suggest DON JULIO® Tequila because it’s a brand with true authenticity and historic quality.

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At US$1000 a pound, this is the world’s most expensive cheese

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 10 June 2015

Say ‘cheese’ because you you deserve to smile if you can afford to pay for the world’s most expensive cheese. And it’s made from donkey’s milk to boot.

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Sushi lovers meet Star Trek in this unique sushi serving kit

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 9 June 2015

Sushi fan? How about mixing up the sushi presentation at your next shindig with this Star Trek USS Enterprise Sushi Set

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Artist turns ice cream into art by carving portraits out of Haagen-Dazs cups

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 5 June 2015

Japanese artist Makoto Asano has been playing with his food – specifically ice cream – for a few years now. But rather than get scolded by his mother, he earns the praise of foodies for turning a beloved treat into an art form.

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Calling all artists: enter the Cake Wine Archi-Bottle Prize and you could have your work on the next batch of McLaren Vale Shiraz

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 5 June 2015

Cake Wines does things a little differently than other boutique wineries. For starters, the whole team at Cake Wines loves what they do – each person there is obsessed with producing great wine, and giving back to the community (they gave 10% of their proceeds to Australian community radio recently). But there’s one other thing Cake Wines does that sets them apart and that’s collaborating with artists to produce the labeling of their wine with the Archi-bottle Prize.

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Unicorn cookies that poop out rainbow sprinkles? We interviewed their creator

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 3 June 2015

Last month we were excited to show you a recipe for unicorn cookies that poop out rainbow sprinkles (take a look here!). They were magical little treasures that were surprisingly easy to bake and impressed our friends with their cool colours and delicious flavours.

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98 kinds of raw food perfectly cut into cubes for the OCD in all of us

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 15 May 2015

When Dutch newspaper ‘DeVolkskrant’ commissioned design studio ‘Lernert & Sander’ in 2014 to make a piece for their food photography issue, the artist duo went beyond expectations by creating this mind-blowing photo.

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World’s first Hello Kitty Chinese restaurant is opening in Hong Kong

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 14 May 2015

Pack your bags and get those chopsticks ready – the world’s first Hello Kitty Chinese restaurant is officially opening its doors in Hong Kong this June.

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Animal lollipops made from an ancient Japanese tradition are too beautiful to eat

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Making lollipops using an ancient candy-making technique from the 8th century? Now that’s what you call artisanal. In Tokyo, 26-year-old Shinri Tezuka makes lollipops that look like they belong more in a museum than on the tip of our tongues.

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Cadbury chocolate’s next big flavour? Vegemite

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 11 May 2015

You thought Cadbury couldn’t go wrong. First they introduced the traditional delicious blocks of chocolate then they got us with their Bubbly range. It was love at first bite. But now Cadbury is going where no other chocolate maker dares to go: adding the flavours of Vegemite into their blocks of chocolate.

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First there was the apple rose dessert, now there’s an eggplant appetizer shaped like a rose bud!

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By Manuela in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 6 May 2015

Remember the apple rose desserts that appeared on Lost at E Minor a couple of weeks ago? Many of you tried this recipe – from all over the world – and your results were amazing. But now there’s a savory variation of that recipe I want to share with you.

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He made a $900 burger at McDonald’s and got away with paying just under $25 for it

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 5 May 2015

So you’ve got $1,000 to spare. You might help out a family member with bills, go on a well-earned vacation or take your friends down to the pub. Or you could make a giant $900 burger like this guy did.

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An entire collection of tools made out of chocolate

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 5 May 2015

They look like the regular tools you’d find in any tool shed – metallic with a bit of rust – but these tools have a delicious secret: they’re made of chocolate!

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We’ve found Bigfoot… in the middle of this bundt cake

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 29 April 2015

How many decades have we been searching for Bigfoot? And how did we not know he was hiding in cake all this time? Ok, so it’s not the Bigfoot we’re all after, but this ridiculously funny bundt cake design will have everyone talking about your cooking skills just as much as they talk about Bigfoot, guaranteed.

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