food porn

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food porn

Depictions of food, typically stylized photos and videos, intended to be highly tantalizing and aesthetically pleasing. The word "porn" is used to indicate the indulgent nature of such depictions and the desirable appearance of food that cannot be immediately consumed by the viewer. I can't look at that Instagram account without getting hungry—it only ever posts food porn!
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Yep, on Monday night the BBC newsreader managed to put the nation right off it's festive sausage with a bum-clenching food-porn performance on Mary Berry's Christmas Party.
After getting utterly bored everyday of hundreds of virtual FB friends (mostly fake accounts), perfect food-porn posts (even before tasting the food), two people madly in love (every six months with somebody new), some strangers poking me (harassment in simple words), and of all, I was disappointed I have gained fewer true friends on social media.
The result is a documentary that doesn't have the food-porn polish of a Food Network cooking show, or the high-end sheen of, say, the recent theatrical feature "Burnt."
The quasi food-porn description goes thus: To make Passionfruit Honey Frosting beat (or is it spank?
Among these treasures of contemporary femininity are ''Facebook Barbie,'' which posts ''food-porn pictures of desserts she will never eat'' and ''copious pictures of herself and Ken in front of famous sites around the world so everyone will know that Barbie isn't stuck at home doing housework anymore.''
It was all laid out in a magazine, a hot red food-porn