True love is about reaching a compromise on your superhero wedding cake

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 August 2015

When it was time to pick a cake design for their wedding, one UK couple ran into a dilemma: the bride wanted a traditional cake, while the groom wanted to have a superhero theme. Uh-oh. So what did they do? They made a compromise, of course!

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Epic guy wins at life by ordering ramen with 100 slices of pork

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 17 August 2015

In a food experiment of epic proportions, one noodle hero from Japan went into a local ramen restaurant and successfully ordered a bowl containing 100 slices of chashu roast pork.

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Nutella doughnut milkshakes from this Sydney café will make you crave so bad

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 10 August 2015

Oh. My. God. In Sydney, a local café has caused quite the stir – nay, panic – after it released a monstrous food creation: The Tella Ball, a massive vanilla milkshake topped with a Nutella-filled doughnut.

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Bread loaf that looks like a pug is just too cute to eat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 28 July 2015

Don’t you wish you could just bite a pug because they’re so dang cute? Well, now you can! English baker Miss Insomnia Tulip of Lou Lou P’s Delights has baked a loaf of bread that looks like a realistic pug.

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A healthy seaweed that tastes like bacon has just been invented

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 24 July 2015

At the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Oregon State University, scientists have come up with a strain of seaweed that is not only healthy, but also tastes like everyone’s favourite food: bacon.

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Aussie father-and-son team creates cartoons out of pancakes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 29 June 2015

As if pancakes didn’t look delectable enough, Melbourne-based father-and-son team ‘Tiger Tomato’ had to turn the beloved breakfast item into art, infusing them with colour and sculpting them into edible cartoon characters.

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Watermelon toast is Taiwan’s greatest gift to mankind

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 26 June 2015

At Jimmy’s Bakery in Taiwan, people have been lining up to get a taste of their latest product, one that combines two unlikely food items: a watermelon and a loaf of bread. Introducing, the watermelon toast.

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Foodie neatly arranges her food to look like edible emojis

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

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

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

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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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Titses: chocolates shaped like breasts to attract male customers, of course

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Chocolates that you’d love to nipple, err I mean, nibble on. Moscow-based designers Constantin Bolimond and Maxim Ali have come up with a chocolate bar that men would find titillating.

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Here’s how to make unicorn cookies that can poop out rainbow sprinkles

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 28 April 2015

When baker and pastry chef Elise Strachan of YouTube channel ‘My Cupcake Addiction’ made a batch of unicorn poop cupcakes, her viewers corrected her, saying that these magical creatures don’t excrete glitters, but rather, stars. So she came up with a recipe that shows exactly that: a unicorn cookie pooping stars.

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Apple roses: a delicious dessert that looks like a bouquet of roses

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 14 April 2015

How do you like them apples? ‘Cooking with Manuela’ makes us drool with a dessert recipe that’s both romantic and delectable: Apples baked to look like a bouquet of roses. Making rose-shaped apples is fairly easy. You’ll just have to spread apricot preserve on strips of puff pastry, then place the thin strips of apple.

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The Pepperoni Pizza Corvette is the car we all dream of having someday

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 3 April 2015

Why stop at just a pizza-themed bed and towel, right? At the 31st Annual International Pizza Expo (yes, there is such a thing) in Las Vegas last week, over 10,000 pizza enthusiasts got to see their dream car on display: a pepperoni pizza Corvette.

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