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If you've heard about the brave new world of of 3D printing, you know that the technology will eventually be able to fabricate everything from musical instruments to clothing to body parts with the touch of a button (well, maybe it's a touch more complicated than that). Now, Barcelona-based startup Natural Machines has invented a printer to satisfy and sate rather than shock and awe: The Foodini.
The Foodini (the name derived from a combo and food and genie), is a food "printer" that aims to eliminate the laboriousness of making a meal and thus promote home cooking in a world where people eat too much pre-packaged and processed food, according to Lynette Kucsma, Natural Machines co-founder and chief marketing officer. "The hardest part of cooking is assembling the food," she tells Yahoo Shine. By streamlining the process, Kucsma explains, cooking can be simpler. The user preps the fresh ingredients, loads them into Foodini’s food capsules, and watches the machine work its magic by printing your chosen recipe.
More on Yahoo Shine: Perfect Pizza? There's a Formula for ThatAnd the company clearly knows what's going to capture the world's attention: pizza. Though the invention will, in theory, be able to make a plethora of dishes, the company is pushing pizza printing as the wave of the future. The Foodini, its maker says, will solve the issue of uneven