Food

Cornucopia to print food from specified ingredients, sans waste

July 27, 2010 / No Comments

Like the concept of the food pill that Flash Gordon comics introduced, US scientists have come up with a new concept for meal creation. Although it might initially might sound a bit crazy, this one seems to be viable at closer look. A concept has been introduced for a digital fabricator that will be able to print food from specific ...

Spices Could Be An Effective, Inexpensive Option To Reducing Methane Emission

July 20, 2010 / 1 Comment

For years, methane emissions by dairy animals have been a cause for concern to environmental activists. Now, scientists have found that some spices can reduce the amount of methane that is produced by the animals. Latest research says that adding coriander and turmeric to the animals’ diet can drastically reduce the methane causing bacteria in the animal’s gut. Animals like ...

Five Bizarre Foods in Alicante

July 12, 2010 / No Comments

Image by musaeum One of the best parts of venturing outside your home country is trying the strange, bizarre, and unique foods of another land. Alicante in the south of the Iberian Peninsula contains flavors from Spain, Morocco, and the entire Mediterranean Sea, all of which have been combined by enterprising chefs over the years. Image by govmilliken The clash of cultures, both ...

Corporate Players Look More Towards Vegetable Patches

July 7, 2010 / No Comments

Increasingly, corporates are turning to solutions that reconnect with the earth in an effort to provide a more meaningful working experience to their employees. Companies like Google and Yahoo had started organic gardens, and now more companies are following their example. Company owned land is provided for employees to farm on. The advantages are manifold.

WWF Ad uses hummer to spread its green message in Emirates

May 27, 2010 / No Comments

The inhabitants of Persian Gulf are habitual to squandering away earth’s natural resources, courtesy their over indulgent, ultra-luxurious lifestyle overflowing with unimaginable exorbitance that leaves a huge ecological footprint behind.

Food-Borne Diseases Cost the US $152 Billion Annually

March 5, 2010 / No Comments

E. coli and salmonella, as well as other food-borne diseases, are costing the US $152 billion every year in health care and other losses, as indicated by a report which was released this Wednesday by a food safety group.

Edible Sake Bottles Are Good Company With the Drink

January 6, 2010 / 1 Comment

Edible sake bottles made from sun dried squid have been traditionally used in Japan for a long time, but they went into the background as the drink's popularity increased and it traveled to other lands. Now, with changing times, there appears to be a market for these bottles, and they are gearing up for a comeback. Those who like the ...

How To Be Green In The New Year – Part 3

January 6, 2010 / No Comments

Let me see if I can find another way to be Green this year. Oooooohhhhh! I smell something burning. Well, maybe not burning, but definitely getting hot. I know that sentence was a tease, and I am going to take full advantage of it! Sooooo, I'll explain that later in this article.

eva2o Concept Aims to Keep Fruits Fresh Longer, Without Being Energy Hungry

December 11, 2009 / No Comments

The eva2o concept from designer Dennis Cheng is quite a simple idea, that aims to keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer without employing energy consuming devices. The basic idea is quite simple and age old, employing water evaporation to cool contents, quite like in earthenware. The designer says that in the UK, a third of grocery store food is purchased ...

Genetically Modified Cotton Seeds Are Edible – Could Feed Millions, Scientists Say

November 30, 2009 / 3 Comments

Until now, cotton seeds were normally inedible by humans, because they contain a poisonous substance called gossypol. Cows can eat cotton seeds because of their multiple stomachs which are able to get rid of the toxins before digesting the seeds further - humans, however, cannot do that. Scientists in Texas have found a way to drastically reduce the toxin levels in ...