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

Kenny Ong Contributor

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!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Nicole Hughes Contributor

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!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Nicole Hughes Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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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Ralph Wiggum from the Simpsons just turned into a realistic, dissected cake

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 7 November 2014

Thanks to graphic designer Kylie Mangles from design website Freshly Squeez’d, Ralph Wiggum from ‘The Simpsons’ is now a gruesome, half-dissected 3D cake.

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The sweetest store in America lets you shop by brand, colour or theme

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 6 November 2014

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, there’s only one place you need to visit: Jack’s Wholesale. Located in downtown Los Angeles, this 20,000 square-foot space is stacked from floor to ceiling with nothing but sweet, sweet candy. How awesome can a candy store be?

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Starbucks may sell you Guinness latte soon

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 4 November 2014

Apparently, Starbucks has been very serious about testing out the Dark Barrel Latte, a latte topped with whipped cream and dark caramel sauce that tastes just like Guinness stout. Of course, there isn’t actually any beer in it — the taste twist really comes in the form of a flavored syrup that closely mimicks the […]

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This rat meatloaf has got to be the most unsavory food item ever

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 31 October 2014

As if meatloaf wasn’t disgusting enough! To get into the Halloween spirit, author and humorist Charles Phoenix decided to cook up something grotesque: a giant rat made out meatloaf.

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This incredible hyper-realistic cat latte art is almost too real to drink!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Friday 31 October 2014

In Japan, the latest trend in coffee is hyperrealistic drawings. Although the newest art style called super-kawaii – a 3-D sculpture of latte foam into various animal shapes– is taking off, Twitter user @dongurinekobei sets higher standards in the art of coffee drawings.

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