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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OMG: Giant Ferrero Rocher makes us want to lose our diets

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 27 March 2015

You can start drooling now. Last month in celebration of World Nutella Day, food blogger Elizabeth LaBau of ‘Sugar Hero’ cooked up the kind of Ferrero Rocher we all want: A giant Ferrero Rocher.

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This is how you make a cake that looks like a ’24 carrot’ gold bar

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Putting your money where your mouth is, literally. Paige Russell of the website Instructables has come up with a recipe that’s rich in flavor: a 24 carrot gold cake.

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Cat eclairs celebrating Japanese Cat Day are too adorable to eat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 27 February 2015

On February 22, Japan held their 27th annual Cat Day, more popularly known as ‘Nyan Nyan Nyan Day’. While most people celebrated by posting photos and videos of their cats, food and craft blog ‘Caroline and Laura’s Tea Break’ did something more delectable: they made cat eclairs!

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Animal egg moulds transform hard-boiled eggs into adorable bunnies and bears

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Gone are the days when you sit down for a hearty meal and your hard-boiled egg just isn’t glad to see you, thanks to Firebox’s novel solution: animal egg moulds that turn your hard-boiled eggs into smiling bunnies and bears.

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Smiley face ice cream will unexpectedly terrify you when it starts melting

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 12 February 2015

Looking to go on a diet? This brand of ice cream just might help you stay away from ice cream forever. In Japan, there’s a cup of ice cream called ‘Panapp’. It has 4 spots on the surface where the chocolate or the fruit sauce had been injected. Sometimes these spots happen to form a smiley face – or so they like us to think it’s a friendly face.

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