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And if you’re still feeling hungry, you can eat this plate

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Friday 5 December 2014

Young Belgian entrepreneurs Helene Hoyois and Thibaut Gilquin have launched a new range of well-designed and eco-friendly food containers. And they taste pretty darn good too. ‘They are biodegradable, and have neutral flavor that complements both sweet and savory ingredients, and are also oven safe’, explained 25-year-old Hoyois.

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You’d wake up on time too if your mum made breakfasts like these

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 4 December 2014

Anne Widya’s four kids are always on time for their breakfast. You would too if your mum wakes up an hour earlier to make them look as irresistible as these. Innocent cucumbers become killer whales and languid sausages morph themselves into car racers. Anne revealed, ‘I get inspiration from my four children, friends and everything […]

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This mask collection is made entirely of chocolate and edible gold

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 4 December 2014

You’re not a fully-fledged chocoholic until you own a chocolate mask. And that new year’s eve masquerade ball is coming up, so you might want to jump to it and snap up one of these! Created by artist and theatre lovers Iva and Peter Mandick, the MyMask Chocolate company produces incredible masks that are made out of chocolate and 24 karat edible gold.

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Someone just made a recipe for lollipops that glow under UV light

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 4 December 2014

Under normal light, this might seem like your ordinary, run-of-the-mill lollipop. But put it under the rays of ultraviolet (UV) light – granted you have a black light at home – then it suddenly reveals its true nature: a glow-in-the-dark lollipop! The recipe by Madrid-based site Verde Matcha includes sugar, tonic water, corn syrup, lemon […]

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America’s first vegan butcher is about to open in Minneapolis

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 1 December 2014

Not all butchers sell meat, which is evident from Aubry and Kale Walch’s animal-friendly butcher, The Herbivorous Butcher. Due to open its first brick-and-mortar doors in April, this butcher is going to look exactly like a regular meat butcher shop with ribs, bologna, pepperoni, sausages, and jerky in the windows, except none of the products will contain meat.

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For when you’re on-the-go and need a slice of cake: cake in a can!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 1 December 2014

Who knows when you might need a slice of decadent cake to keep you going throughout the afternoon. That’s why the Food Ministry has come up with an excellent new product: cake in a can. These cans contain all you need to make the perfect birthday cake, coffee cake, or even wedding cake, if you’re […]

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This NYC bakery serves freshly baked perfume-scented cookies

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 November 2014

The world has gone completely nuts and created a cookie that smells like perfume. It’s 100% edible though, so maybe it’s not so crazy, but still, cookies are meant to smell like cookies, not perfume! Momofuku Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi developed ‘The Estée Cookie‘ (yes, Estée as in Estée Lauder) after teaming up with the cosmetics brand. The […]

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Photos reveal the incredible art of Parma ham making

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

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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