In Your Face Flint Lockwood! MIT Invents Digital Food Printer

Yes Flint, it’s that shocking.  Marcelo Coelho and Amit Zoran over at MIT have come up with something straight out of the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.  A 3D printer that literally cooks by storing, precisely mixing, depositing, and cooking layers of ingredients with no waste.  It’s called “The Cornucopia” and according to MIT, it can make anything you want.

Cornucopias’ printing process begins with an array of food canisters filled with the “cook’s” foods of choice. After a meal selection has been made using the device’s multi-touch translucent screen, users are able to see their meal being assembled while simultaneously manipulating real-time parameters, such as calories or carbohydrate content. Each ingredient is then piped into a mixer and then very precisely extruded, allowing for very exact and elaborate combination’s of food.

Once each ingredient has been dropped, the food is then heated or cooled by Cornucopia’s chamber or via the heating and cooling tubes located on the printing head.

Woah, now that’s a microwave.  My microwave can’t even make a descent quesadilla without it burning my tortilla. Stupid microwave, I’M GONNA SELL YOU!  I want to know if it can make some of the more interesting culinary deviants like Beerios, Pizza Eggs, Peanut Butter Burger, a Banana lettuce smoothie, Raw-chicken-liver-clam-bleu-cheese-ketchup or Cool Whip on marble rye, you know, the breakfast of champions.

You can check out more pictures of this abomination below:

Source: Inhabitant

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