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The Golden Phoenix – World’s Most Expensive Dessert (video)

The Golden Phoenix - World's Most Expensive Dessert

Luxury cafe/bakery Bloomsbury recently unveiled the world’s most expensive edible cupcake in the chain’s boutique in Dubai. The cupcake, with a whooping retail price of $1,010 (3,700 AED), is covered with edible 23 carat gold leaf. In addition to gold, according to the chef, “The Golden Cupcake” also boasts some other very expensive ingredients including

Why should we eat five a day and will an apple keep the doctor away?

Deciding what to eat is no longer a simple matter of instinct or appetite. Every choice we make about food is complicated. Is meat good or bad for us? Why is five a day recommended for fruit and vegetables? And can diet really cause cancer – or prevent it? As a food writer, I am

Airplane food tastes strange … and here’s why

Many people find being high up an unpleasant experience. This is not just mountain sickness or acrophobia – it turns out our taste buds too have no head for heights. Taste is not just determined by the gustatory qualities of the food. It is also substantially influenced by the state of your mouth. Transient changes