We’re a big fan of geek cakes here at About:Blank and can never resist featuring the next in line… This cake is created in the style of the classic 2600 Atari games console. Everything you can see in the picture is edible (except the board its on). The detail is amazing; the woodgrain panelling, the… Continue reading The Classic Atari Cake
Tasty stuff! via
Did you know that the humble Mars bar was known as a Japp in both Sweden and Norway when they were produced back in 1947!? Apparently its still called Japp in Sweden. dont believe me? Heres a TV advert for Japp… Apparently Japp translates to something like “Yep” in Swedish. (please correct me if im… Continue reading Those Racist Europeans Chocolate Makers.
The specialty food of Palau is Fruit Bat… Yep..a whole Fruit Bat. Skull, Teeth, Tongue, Eyes…you name it and down it goes. I did a little google about this lovely little delicacy and came across the photos of a couple who also tried this little delight… heres a picture of the fruit bat before its… Continue reading A McFruit Bat Meal please.
A great collection of pics, from the book Hungry Planet by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio, illustrating what people eat in a week and, most importantly, how much it costs in contrasting places around the world. UK – $253 a week. (lovely fireplace don’t you think?) Ecuador. $31.55 a week Darfur -$1.23 a week The… Continue reading What People Eat Around The World Photoset
We love retro geek cakes. And it doesnt get more retro geek than this… The images were taken by Flickr user Fredrick Johnson. Can someone bake a nice 48k Speccy please. via
Heres one of the most random, oddest things ive seen for a while. A video of Paul McCartney doing a turn as a tv chef. I know…odd isnt it. via plime
Picture the scene, your at the office, its approaching lunchtime and all you have on your desk is a packet of sloppy sandwiches. The guy opposite you cracks open this suitcase… Its enough to kill for isnt it! And if the meat is a little too cooked for your liking..maybe this bacon suitcase would go… Continue reading The Meat Suitcase. Never be left wanting again.
I just couldn’t resist posting this little beauty. The bacon pig, created by the like minded soul Carl Huber of the Warehouse, is made from hot dog meat, some ground pork and, the essential component, bacon. Im drooling! Apparently, it tastes as good as it looks too! via Neatorama