Robin Fegen and Brandy Wright founded The Robin Collective in 2010 along with Elspeth Rae. The Robin Collective organises imaginative and engaging events, pop-ups and promotions. Holiday Inn is partnering with The Robin Collective to create 'Magical Mealtimes' - original and fun new items to encourage children to have some fun with their food.
Here, food futurologists from The Robin Collective, Robin Fegen and Brandy Wright, talk grub with us...
Describe your cooking style in three words:
Brandy: Creative, rustic, glittery.
Robin: Sciencey, colourful, peppery.
The weirdest thing I've ever eaten is...
Brandy: Alligator Nuggets
Robin: Tomato salad sherbet
In my cupboard you will always find...
Brandy: Tinned reindeer. Someone gave it to me as a gift and I've never eaten it.
Robin: Citric acid.
What would you cook for the Queen?
Brandy: I'd ask her to cook for me.
Robin: Corgi carpaccio.
I would tell parents of fussy eaters...
Brandy: Just let your kids play with their food - eventually they'll grow out of it.
Robin: Smoke and mirrors - hide those vegetables any way you can!
My guilty food pleasure is...
Brandy: Store bought birthday cake.
Robin: 35p noodles... on toast.
Most memorable food experience (so far) is...
Brandy: Going to a Ukranian themed restaurant in my hometown (Brandon, Manitoba). It was filled with taxidermy and Russian style dancing.
Robin: My parents made me a pirate ship cake and the candles accidentally set fire to the rice paper sails. Everyone loved it.
For my last meal I would eat...
Brandy: Macaroni cheese with truffle oil.
Robin: Steak with peppercorn and three kinds of potato products. And ground diamonds on top.
I would never, ever eat...
Brandy: Okra - yuk.
Robin: Anything with 'lite' or 'style' in the description.
When I'm home alone I cook...
Brandy: Things my boyfriend is allergic too.
Robin: Really messily.
If I had to eat one thing for the rest of my life it would be...
Brandy: Plain boiled rice with a bit of salt.
Robin: Really garlicky Italian carbonara.
My kitchen is always...
Brandy: Insanely organised.
Robin: Just not big enough.
Number one on my foodies bucket list is...
Brandy: Eating in the cafe that has the longest menu in the world.
Robin: Dining in space.
My must have kitchen gadget is...
Robin: Micro scales
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