Category Archives: TNBT

TNBT: Pakistani food

Pakistani food could be TNBT, thanks to our hunger for new, different food, the rise in popularity of Pakistani takeaways in America and also due to passionate advocates like PukkaPaki (called ‘Pukka Pakistani’ on some media outlets) and Rahila Hussain and … Continue reading

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Hide & Eek! – light up pages to reveal images

Hide & Eek! is a great idea from illustrator Rebecca Sutherland and design agency Hat-trick: a ‘scary book’ made from translucent paper which is blank under normal light, but when you shine a torch underneath it, illustrations and scary characters appear! It works … Continue reading

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Food fad: dishwasher cooking

Cooking food in a dishwasher is an actual thing (!). Lisa Casali, an Italian food writer has published cookbook called “Cucinare in lavastoviglie” / “Cooking in the dishwasher” and posted videos of the technique online. Apparently, there are lots of other … Continue reading

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Duffin: doughnut meets muffin

Another baking mashup! The duffin is a combo of doughnut and muffin.There’s a couple of interpretations out there: 1 – main bit has the texture of a doughnut, but a bit lighter, topped with a sweet topping 2 – a … Continue reading

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Ski gondola becomes vending machine

Yet another cool vending machine: disused vintage ski gondola turned into arcade toy vending machine. As part of Design Miami Basel 2013, Baker Wardlaw created the machine for the Verbier mountain climbers exhibition. Snow cold coolness.

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Reblogged: 9 Vintage Vending Machines From a Time When They’d Sell Anything

9 Vintage Vending Machines From a Time When They’d Sell Anything. >> Really good article on the history of vending machines! They were pretty innovative in the past, too. Some really interesting things: The first ever vending machine was invented … Continue reading

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Townie – the new cronut – and other baking mashups

Hot on the heels of the cronut – croissant meets doughnut – comes the townie, a mashup of a brownie with a tart. (Just realised how badly that could be interpreted.) London’s ‘hot right now’ baking mashup was spotted by … Continue reading

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Alef magazine

Wow – anyone who loves the Arabic script or has an interest in Middle Eastern art/culture needs to check out Alef magazine. Culture, creativity and innovation from the Gulf region Launched today at the Serpentine Gallery in London Published in … Continue reading

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Edible packaging: Wikipearl(TM)

First we had Bob’s burgers with their edible wrappers and now WikiBar in Paris has taken the edible packaging idea to the next level with a selection of really tasty sounding items. The WikiPearl(TM) yoghurts, cheeses and ice creams come … Continue reading

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Vending machine restaurant. Offering gourmet food. At an airport.

Mind blown? Head over to Tokyo and check out Haneda Airport’s vending machine restaurant, offering gourmet food 24 hours a day. Regular readers of this blog will know that vending machines are far from boring and can be pretty innovative and … Continue reading

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