Wednesday, 23 January 2008

Isn't cooking exhausting sometimes?

I saw this and got really excited given my new found interest in cooking using a car! This design for an exhaust pipe modification that cooks things won an award for the best idea that we could all be using come 2015! This extract is from Inventor Spot.

"Designed by an Iranian team, the "Exhaust Burger" transforms the tailpipe of your car into a mobile grill of sorts. Wow. Now that's creative, and also a little disturbing. The idea is that you stop the car when you are hungry, install the device (and pack some ground round into it - so hygenic) and you're on your way to a delicious hamburger, ready for you at your next destination."

The site also features some other brilliant ideas such as...

Wallet Cutlery

"Italian designer Alberto Ghiradello has come up with a creative solution to carting around cutlery. I don't know about you, but somehow I tend to find spoons hanging out in my bag all the time, and it can get quite annoying, especially when there's none in the kitchen drawer. This "Cutlery in a Wallet" set can be assembled whenever you need them, and then can be reinserted into the flat mold and housed in your wallet again, hopefully after a cleaning."

Bubble Wrap Tableware

"I always like when everyday objects take on new life with a different function, such as this unique crystal "china" modelled after bubble wrap. "Bubble" is made of cast polyester resin and looks like it would be a real pain in the butt to clean. This was a collaborative effort by U.S. artists."

And Musical Dining

"This piece, entitled "Musical Dining" was envisioned by Fumiaki Goto from the Netherlands and promises to bring some musical entertainment to your dining experience. It's made like a marimba, so when you place plates, glasses or different items on it at various points, different tones will emerge, transforming dinnertime into a jam session."

If you want to see even more weird and wonderful culinary inventions have a look here.


Cakelaw said...

LOL - who would have thought you could convert your car exhaust into a grill!

Browners said...

Isn't it insane! I really want one... but then again I need a car first. Probably just easier to cook one on my BBQ!

Cakelaw said...

Then you do need the ultimate kitchen gadget come method of transportation at the top of your wish list - the car! (Shame about the congestion tax though - makes it pricier than a BBQ in more ways than one.)


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