Vanessa Kam Oh, sugar! Did I just single-handedly finish that 12 pack of creme eggs for lunch? Perhaps you were disciplined enough to give chocolate up for lent, or maybe you ate all your Easter eggs in one day. Either way, it begs the question, is chocolate really addictive? Can we really become hooked on … Continue reading Chocoholics Anonymous
Rachel Jones Virtual reality food is where the user can see, taste, feel, smell and hear themselves eating a food, but they are not actually eating. This is being developed by a number of independent laboratories and companies, but it is being led by Project Nourished. Project Nourished is developing a range of products to … Continue reading Virtual Reality Food
Helen Alford Ah, marmite. The notorious dark brown, gloopy sludge (I’m hard-pushed to call it a food) is a byproduct of beer brewing. The yeast extract left over from brewing lager, bitter, and ale is mixed with vegetable and spice extracts, along with some other ingredients that are ‘trade secrets’. The manufacturing process sounds just … Continue reading Why Do I Hate Marmite?