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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

3D food... what will they think of next?

These guys have stuck a bunch of pureed food into a 3D printer!
While that means you could make a tomato out of pumpkin puree, or an exact replica of the eiffel tower made out of liquorice, these folk have other ideas:
Imagine [a food] almost like a meatloaf that absorbs sauce like a sponge. That is cool — much cooler to me than printing some ersatz steak.
Yeah, they want to play around with textures and create something not possible with any other techniques.
Sounds cool. I just hope it doesn't get used for something like Paris Hilton's next cake!

FYI- ersatz means fake/not real.

via Slashdot (again)

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