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World's Hottest Pepper - Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper

The PuckerButt Pepper Company, a manufacturer and distributor of all natural chili pepper products and seeds, announces the debut of the world’s hottest pepper: Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper...

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Cook It Raw 25-30 August Suwalszczyzna Poland

From 25 – 30 August, Cook it Raw (CIR) will appear in the northeast of Poland, at Suwalki Region, for its fifth edition in three years. Cook it Raw sees avant-garde chefs and traditional food producers come together to create a unique dining experience that explores social, cultural and environmental issues.  Through the experience Cook it Raw hopes to encourage the exchange and development of skills and knowledge that not only leaves its creative mark on the participants but has a lasting effect on the cultural life of the host country...

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maze Launches Sushi Bar

maze restaurant and Bar in Mayfair celebrates the latest addition to their French Asian menu; maze sushi bar will open mid September 2012 adding an exciting new dimension to the restaurant.

Guests will be able to enjoy the sushi and sashimi dishes in various ways; at the counter itself, as a selection with drinks in the bar or to accompany the menu in the main restaurant.

Chef Gohei KISHI will bring his unique style given his French Japanese heritage and experience to this award wining Mayfair restaurant...

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Small Batch Beers from Budweiser Brewmasters

Call it a friendly competition, one best argued over a bottle or pint. Its name is "Project 12." Twelve Anheuser-Busch brewmasters at Budweiser's 12 geographically dispersed breweries worked together to create their own "tribute" beers to fit the Budweiser brand's reputation for quality and consistency. The assignment pays homage to Budweiser's "clean and crisp" taste by using the proprietary yeast directly descended from the original Budweiser yeast culture used by Adolphus Busch in 1876 and still used by Budweiser today.

Through internal tasting and analysis, the 12 small-batch beers – each a lager using all-natural ingredients – were pared to six to take part in a summer-long, nationwide sampling effort. Consumer feedback will help Budweiser narrow the six beers to three for inclusion in a limited-edition sampler pack, available for purchase this fall...

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Fruity Science Halves Fat in Chocolate

It may not make chocolate one of your five a day - but scientists have found a way to replace up to 50 per cent of its fat content with fruit juice.

University of Warwick chemists have taken out much of the cocoa butter and milk fats that go into chocolate bars, substituting them with tiny droplets of juice measuring under 30 microns in diameter...

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