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Edible Innovations: This Designer Created a Chocolate Mold from a Wine Box and Vacuum

From Singapore to the USA and all around Europe, Edible Innovations profiles food makers that engage in improving the global food system at every stage, from production to distribution to eating and shopping. Join us as we explore the main trends in the industry from a maker perspective. Chiara Cecchini of Future Food Institute — an ecosystem with a strong educational core that promotes food innovation as a key tool to tackle the great challenges of the future — introduces you to the faces,...

Meet America’s Pioneer of Artisanal Chocolate

Chocolate may very well be the greatest invention anyone has ever come up with. It’s literally proven to reduce stress, make you more relaxed, and improve overall happiness. With all the glorious things you can make with it, what’s not to love? Even a simple chocolate bar can deliver a great sense of satisfaction and euphoria. While munching on one of those tasty chocolate bars, have you ever wondered who the magnificent genius is behind them? Well today I’m going to introduce you. Chocolate...

Space ship or coffee machine? De’Longhi Nescafe Dolce Gusto Eclipse now under £80

If you want your kitchen counter to look more like an off-planet trading post, this wild De’Longhi coffee machine deal might just be for you. This is an Amazon deal for today only.Not content with making a good capsule espresso machine, De’Longhi has put the mechanism of a machine into what some might consider a piece of art. The Dolce Gusto Eclipse is a doughnut shape when you’re not using it, with its coffee-pouring mechanism swinging into action when you fancy a caffeinated beverage. With...

Makers gonna make: The results of our 2017 Made in C-VILLE contest

Ask and you shall receive. That’s the takeaway from our call to makers for the first-ever Made in C-VILLE contest. We wanted goods conceived and manufactured in Charlottesville, and you brought lampshades, cupcakes, coasters, sandals, knives and knick-knacks with undeniable charm. And while our judges were required to narrow it down to nine top choices—a winner, runner-up and honorable mention in the categories of Home & Craft, Style and Food & Drink—the resulting list celebrates the...