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Meat-Mimicking Flavor Pods

The Pulke Herb Infuser is a Clever Seasoning-Stuffed Ingredient

— January 30, 2014 — Art & Design
The Pulke Herb Infuser introduces a commonly forgotten element into Western cuisine -- the presence of spices and seasonings. These make soups and stews a great deal more delicious and they're every bit as important for flavor and substance as the meaty morsels that you might toss into the mix.

The OTOTO culinary implement comprises a perforated basket and plastic handle that helps you to stir the product into your simmering recipe and retrieve it once more. When snapped together, the item takes on the appearance of a chicken drumstick with its flesh-like orange capsule and its bone-like cap. To use the Pulke Herb Infuser, simply fill it with whole parsley or basil and savory seeds and avoid blending them into your supper to keep your teeth fleck-free after eating.
Trend Themes
1. Spice Revival - An opportunity to create new innovative products that incorporate spices and seasonings into Western cuisine.
2. Meat Substitutes - The rise of meat-mimicking flavor pods presents an opportunity to develop new products that cater to the meat-free market.
3. Functional Culinary Instruments - An opportunity to develop new culinary tools that add function and style to the kitchen.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage - The food and beverage industry can incorporate meat-mimicking flavor pods to create new vegetarian or vegan products with unique flavors.
2. Kitchenware - The kitchenware industry can create more innovative and functional culinary instruments like the Pulke Herb Infuser.
3. Spices and Herbs - The spices and herbs industry can leverage the Pulke Herb Infuser and the rise of spice-centric dishes to create new products and spice blends.
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