Category Archives: Food

Krilling It

Land based krill aqua­cul­ture as a food base for a civ­i­liza­tion that is destroy­ing itself via over con­sump­tion. The log­ic is: Grow some sim­ple, fast life cycle organ­isms that eat algae but con­tain enough nutri­ents to feed the biggest mam­mal … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Instead of spend­ing bajil­ions cre­at­ing fake meat, why not take a meat that’s con­sid­ered not very paletable e.g. kan­ga­roo, and use some food sci­ence to trans­form the taste to some­thing more like beef?  This is based on a lit­tle arti­cle about … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Conscientious Consumer

A com­mu­ni­ty dri­ven site where peo­ple do research on prod­ucts so that con­sci­en­tious shop­pers can choose prod­ucts. For instance, if I plug in that my main choice fac­tor is envi­ron­men­tal impact (plas­tic) and avoid­ance of palm oil and that I’m … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Subscription Fungi

Grown in cof­fee grounds, we grow the myceli­um net­work, and a box is deliv­ered to your house just as the first mush­rooms are push­ing through. You watch it grow, har­vest­ing bou­tique mush­rooms over the next 3 to 4 weeks, and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Build Your Own Chill Sauce

Sim­i­lar to the shoe shops doing the same, this is a web­site that would allow you to mix & match all the var­i­ous chill­is, vine­gars, sweet­en­ers etc to cre­ate your own per­fect chilli sauce. Chilli sauce is a fun­ny thing, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sim­i­lar to some of the oth­er food shar­ing ideas. This one is more like dat­ing than Uber. You want to trust the peo­ple cook­ing your food, so they need to hold a food safe­ty cer­tifi­cate, and there is an inter­view … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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poppy-flavoured yoghurt

LW’s idea. It’s called opi-yum.

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Ween (yourself off sugar)

So this is either: A) A line of yoghurt which has mul­ti­ple lev­els of sug­ar in it, the idea being that you can switch between them to try and ween your­self off sug­ar. B) A food addi­tive that blocks sweet­ness. So … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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This idea was spawned from me bung­ing on In The Night Gar­den and think­ing “right, I have 30 min­utes to cook and clean up”. It’s a cook­book and kids DVD, the recip­ies are matched to each show. So you bung … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Shopping list navigation

Use shop­ping list cross ref­er­enced with map of shops to effi­cient­ly do your shop­ping. Could also use his­tor­i­cal data to improve order and pre­dict shop­ping time. Could also sug­gest best time of day fur­ther reduce time. Free for shop­pers but … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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