Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press

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Editor 6th February 2014

Steven Gerrard brings Michelin-starred chef to Merseyside

Reds captain Steven Gerrard is bringing a Michelin-starred chef to his Merseyside restaurant.  Award-winning Matthew Worswick is set to become the chef director at The Warehouse Kitchen and Bar on West Street next month and could give Southport its first Michelin star. Read more from Liverpool Echo  

Why Man V Food's Adam Richman Quit Food: 'I Didn't Like My Doughy Face'

Adam Richman's Man V Food was sheer food porn for those of us who watched him chomping his way around America, marvelling at the amount of food he managed to pack away.  But unfortunately, as Adam found out, extreme eating challenges - from trying 15 dozen oysters to something terrifying called a Sasquatch Burger - comes with a price. Read more from Huffington Post  

Insects to be turned into cakes and bread

People could soon be blowing out birthday candles on cakes made from ground insects.  Scientists have developed a technique for turning insects such as mealworms and ants into palatable food by grinding them into flour and using a 3D printer to turn them into tasty snacks. Read more from The Telegraph  

Vladimir Putin 'not for gays' protest beer launched by Scottish brewery BrewDog

A Scottish brewery has launched a ‘not for gays' beer in protest at Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay laws, and have even sent a crate to the Russian leader himself.  The limited-edition ‘Hello, My Name is Vladimir’ beer features a Warhol-esque impression of Vladimir Putin wearing make-up on its label and the satirical *not for gays small print across the bottom. Read more from The Independent  
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 6th February 2014

Daily news update: our selection of food and chef news from the world's press