Monthly Archives: May 2013

New street food trends

According to this great piece on street food trends on the Guardian website, here are TNBTs in street food: Friands Petit French gâteaux made with almond flour and egg whites, described as light, chewy and moist. There seem to be special … Continue reading

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JUNA juice – guanábana, lulo and mora

Juice flavours are all pretty standard now, so I was hyped to hear about some funky fresh new flavours – guanábana, lulo and mora – from Euro-Colombian startup JUNA. Available to buy at Waitrose (flagship store at Canada Square), Selfridges … Continue reading

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Food fad: edible flowers

Edible flowers keep popping up (around London, obvs) – enough to make it a bit of a food fad at the moment. Interesting piece on the Guardian’s website which looks at historical flower-eating. This is great starting point that helps put … Continue reading

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Foodies Festival: Tatton Park

I went to the Foodies Festival at Tatton Park (thanks to the organisers for the tickets!) to spot food trends, try lots of samples and get some new ideas. I wasn’t disappointed! Trends: gourmet popcorn – check, fro-yo – check, salted … Continue reading

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Fluteboxing

Whoa! Check this out. Fluteboxing is playing the flute and beat-boxing at the same time. Nathan Lee seems to be the don. Watch this:

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Wearable technology – Smart PJ’s

Smart PJ’s are pyjamas covered in colourful dots, which, when scanned with a particular app, tell bedtime stories on a smartphone or tablet. Clever use of technology, and an example of building momentum of the wearable technology trend, but what’s … Continue reading

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Lauryn Hill: Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)

New Lauryn Hill tune released just before her legal ruling (she’s going down for three months).

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