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The tablet that makes everything go chop-chop
The Almighty Board is the ultimate digital kitchen sous-chef. It not only serves as a cutting surface, but it also displays recipes, weighs ingredients and lets you know if it has been properly sterilised to avoid any cross-contamination.
Why it matters
This kitchen tablet is probably the dream kitchen tool for amateur chefs. As the tablet market keeps on growing, will we see this type of technology integrated in further household appliances?
17. May 2012
The newest adaptation to on-the-go consumers is the wave of mobile gourmet food trucks - not your usual hot dog and ice cream stations outside of the game. Food is being prepared to order with top-notch culinary ingredients, rather than “held and delivered” subs and burgers. Chefs in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago are attempting to revamp the unsanitary perceptions of food on a truck. Chicago Chef, Matt Maroni, is even going as far as submitting law-changing proposals to allow the trend to sweep through Chicago neighborhoods, literally.
The fruit juice brand Tropicana has illustrated the energy value of its product by setting up a billboard made of oranges in the centre of Paris. A chemical reaction powered by the oranges provides the electricity for a neon sign on the billboard displaying “Natural Energy”. The science behind the operation was relayed through a viral video on the Internet.