The Crying Game – Take III: Bad Joke

Ghost Pepper

We previously brought you news of an ill-starred chef from London, UK, who made a supercharged hot sauce from the potentially deadly Ghost Pepper and nearly died tasting it. Now, a student at a U.S. high school has tried to do him one better – again, to the perpetrator’s own dismay…

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‘Star Trek’ food replicator one step nearer

3D-Printed Food - ©

“Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.” Sorry, Captain Picard – not just yet. But NASA has bestowed a $125,000 grant upon Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC), of Austin, Texas, to build a prototype of its ‘3D Food Printer’ which could be used to ‘print’ earth-like food for astronauts on long space voyages – say, to Mars.

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Grilling Myths and Legends

What’s the difference between a Myth and a Legend? Myths are pure imagination and are usually based more on wishful thinking than facts. Legends are as grand and wondrous as Myths, but they’re real. When it comes to grilling, Myths don’t cut it!

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Smell-O-Vision one step nearer

Dominos Pizza DVD - ©

What’s round and flat and decorated all over the top with cheese, pepperoni, bacon and olives? Till now, it could only be your favourite pizza, fresh from the oven (or pizzeria delivery bag)… But, now, it could also be a the latest hot movie release on DVD!

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The Big (Nutrition) Lie: Serving Sizes

We’ve recently offered a number of posts, here in the FFB, which mention nutrition profiles and labeling regulations. The profiles make good reading, but they can be deceptive. How? You have to check the serving size quoted on the label and calculate equivalent numbers accordingly.

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