Monthly Archives: February 2013

BRICKwatch: Amazonian ingredients

Great article on FT.com about adventurous São Paulo restaurant peeps finding and using unusual/new ingredients sourced from all over the region (from rainforests to rivers). The article centres on Helena Rizzo, head chef at Maní restaurant in São Paulo’s and lists … Continue reading

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Raw horsemeat ice cream (Basashi Aisu)

UK consumers don’t want horsemeat in products that are presented as beef. They’re not too keen on the idea of eating horsemeat intentionally, either. Some countries, like France, responded to the recent horsemeat scandal with an amused ‘whatevs’, as equine … Continue reading

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The Cake and Bake Show comes to Manchester!

Whoop freakin’ whoop!* The Cake & Bake Show is back!* And it’s coming to Manchester!* The most exciting event of 2012 took place in London and is now coming up north for its second outing. The London show sold out … Continue reading

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The Cake Awards: stuff about the actual awards

I got to the end of the previous post and realised that I’d got a bit carried away with the trends and hadn’t even started on what sounds like the best event ever… The Cake Awards. The first ever Cake … Continue reading

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The Cake Awards: baking trends 2013

Watching The BRITS tonight? Pfft, who cares, when there are proper national awards for cakes? According to The Cake Awards website, “The Cake Awards are a unique opportunity for large and small businesses to showcase their best products to the most … Continue reading

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3Doodler: world’s first 3D printing pen

3Doodler is a project on Kickstarter claiming to be the world’s first 3D printing pen. Just plug it into a socket and then start drawing on a surface or even IN THE AIR. Unsurprisingly, they’ve reached their target funding amount. … Continue reading

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Fruit weather

Yes. Fruit weather. Ripping this directly from Bompas & Parr’s email newsletter, because it’s beyond. So, it’s a cloud of fruit vapour you can walk into and taste, based at the Garage Centre of Contemporary Culture in Moscow. Go and … Continue reading

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