Latest food news – 14 February

Female Viagra ice cream and pigs blood cocktails – latest food news

Here’s your latest fix of all the latest and most quirky food news making the headlines this week.  As we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s not surprising to see Viagra making the news but I’m not sure we were expecting it to be in ice-cream – great name for it as well – ‘Vice Cream’!  We also found out that a burger house in Brick Lane is officially the best place to eat in London and would you really want to drink a pig’s blood cocktail?  See below for more on these stories and more!

This ‘female viagra’ ice cream is making us blush

Latest food news - Female Viagra ice creamSupposedly able to get women in the mood with just a few bites, “Vice Cream” is made from Ecuadorian chocolate ice cream – which is already an aphrodisiac – laced with Lady Prelox, a natural plant-based pleasure enhancer made from from the bark of the French maritime pine tree.

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This Brick Lane burger shack is officially the best place to eat in London

Latest food news - Best burger in LondonThe number one restaurant in London right now is a burger shack on Brick Lane.  Caboose, the burger joint housed in a converted train carriage, is now rated number one in London on TripAdvisor, ahead of a mere 18,000 other restaurants.

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Would you drink a pig’s blood cocktail?

Latest food news - Would you drink pigs blood cocktailAccording to Robertson, No 9’s ‘Slaughter’ cocktail is the only drink of its kind – in the world. He developed the idea for a pig’s blood cocktail after he saw the unusual ingredient used during a cocktail competition in Chicago.

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Crispy bacon noodle cocktail anyone?

Crispy bacon noodle cocktailNewly opened bar The Cocktail Trading Company has created the cocktail – rather cryptically named No.42. – in honour of Chinese New Year. It’s made with Jim Bean, Ginger & Plum infusion, Yuzu Juice, Matcha Tea, and garnished with edible sweet crispy bacon noodles. Yum?

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Amazing infrared microwave that shows when food is cooked

Amazing infrared microwaveKnowing how long to microwave something for can be a difficult task – often resulting in standing in front of the microwave and repeatedly poking a dish to see how hot it is.  However, there could be an answer to your prayers: a microwave that uses infrared cameras to tell you when your food is just the right temperature.

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