Food & Drink (183)
Scrap is ready!
“cucinaeco.wordpress.com” is a blog talking about a new ecological way of eating: cooking nothing but the scraps and baking them in the dishwasher (well closed in a jar).
Why it matters
Is this a way of transforming garbage into something useful, making people more conscious about how much waste they produce daily? What if brands made their products long-lasting, giving people advice about the re-utilisation or recycling of their products?
Scientists and university students have developed a 3D food printer. The printer follows commands issued from a computer which only requires three bits of info: the shape of the food, building instructions and food material description. A 3D printer is already in use at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan and is projected to be in homes within the next 5 years.
A new phenomenon called co-lunching has arrived in France. Instead of having lunch on one’s own at work, it is designed for workers or unemployed people to meet strangers and enjoy a meal with them. Organized through Facebook, these lunches give priority to quality over quantity: the number of attendees are reduced in order to favour exchanges.