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London artist’s YouTube clip of woman ‘cooking with mouth’

Stomach-churning video footage of a woman ‘cooking with her mouth’ as left Twitter users ‘retching’ with disgust.

The bizarre clip of a woman ‘cooking with her mouth’ was shared on Twitter, and left viewers struggling to comprehend what they were seeing as she mixed the ingredients for turkey stuffing by chewing each individual ingredient and spitting it into a bowl. 

The woman, who says her name is Riva Godfrey, chews raw onion, garlic, carrots, celery, butter and parsley, then spits it all into the mixing bowl, prompting one Twitter user to predict it would inspire a wave of ‘collective vomiting’.  

She then cracks open a raw egg and pours it in her mouth, swishing it around before adding it to the mixture, then using it to stuff a turkey, which she then pops in the oven.

Much to the relief of those who mistook the video for a kitchen how-to, it was actually filmed in the name of art. 

The video was created and posted by London-based artist Nathan Ceddia on his YouTube channel. 

He exclusively told FEMAIL his inspiration was avoiding cooking-related injuries by using the mouth as an ‘all-in-one utensil’, and said he was keen to ‘start a movement’.  

The woman is seen eating a raw onion, ‘dicing’ it with her teeth before spitting it into the bowl in front of her

She also cracks open an egg before pouring it into her mouth

She swishes it round and drops it into the mixture

She also cracks open an egg before pouring it into her mouth, swishing it round and dropping it into the mixture

After finishing the dish she stuffs it into a waiting turkey, cooks it in the oven and then samples her dish (pictured above)

After finishing the dish she stuffs it into a waiting turkey, cooks it in the oven and then samples her dish (pictured above)

The video clip which was shared on Twitter by a US reporter left people 'wretching' as they stuggled to comprehend what was going on 

The video clip which was shared on Twitter by a US reporter left people ‘wretching’ as they stuggled to comprehend what was going on 

It certainly sparked a dramatic reaction on Twitter, with many declaring they struggled to watch the clip.

One said: ‘Ooh my word this is awful, I feel like every ingredient she added was harder to watch than the last.’

Another added: ‘That physically made me wretch [sic].’

‘What’s worse is I watched the whole thing through because I was waiting for it to be a joke,’ shared one upset viewer.  

In the six-minute video, the woman assembles the entire dish using just her mouth, explaining how to dice the vegetables with her teeth to the right size.

Midway through she confesses that all the chewing is ‘really hurting my tongue’ but she perseveres.

The woman, who took a swig of red wine before she began, also chews up bread and a lemon for the zest and juice.

The artist behind the clip Nathan Ceddia, says he hopes the video will help ‘to start a movement’ in cooking with your mouth.

Nathan told FEMAIL: ‘I myself love cooking but I’m not so fond of knives, and the the thought of chopping off a finger frightens the hell out of me. 

‘I decided the only way to relieve this anxiety and to make the kitchen safe again would be to create a new style of cooking.’

The woman, by the name of Riva Godfrey, then took the chewed up mixture of raw onion, carrots, garlic, celery, bread, eggs and butter and put it inside a turkey

The woman, by the name of Riva Godfrey, then took the chewed up mixture of raw onion, carrots, garlic, celery, bread, eggs and butter and put it inside a turkey

While eating a raw carrot is perfectly normal, spitting it back out into a waiting bowl is not and the video only got worse

While eating a raw carrot is perfectly normal, spitting it back out into a waiting bowl is not and the video only got worse

The woman was spat out the onion after biting into it

She also chewed on raw garlic, celery, bread and lemon which was all part of the recipe

The woman was spat out the onion after biting into it, also chewing on raw garlic, celery, bread and lemon which was all part of the recipe

He explained that he channelled his ‘inner caveman’ to create a ‘foolproof concept that minimises kitchen risks’ and plans to release more ‘mouth-watering recipes’.  

‘The mouth is a wonderful tool, it chops, chews, whisks and grates. It’s the ultimate all in one kitchen utensil, only this time it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg or chop off your fingers (hopefully).

‘I would like to see cooking with your mouth become a movement. I plan to release more mouth watering recipes and even introduce these skills into schools and prisons.’  

The video was too much for some to handle as they posted images of their reactions using memes

The video was too much for some to handle as they posted images of their reactions using memes

While it may not be advisable to serve a meal mixed using your own mouth in case of passing on germs, consuming raw eggs is safe.

The Food Standards Agency UK states that it is fine to consume them as long as eggs are stored safely in a cool dry place such as the fridge; but adds that good hygiene should be practised in the kitchen

‘Avoiding cross contamination, cleaning work surfaces, dishes and utensils and making sure you wash your hands thoroughly before and after handling eggs,’ it recommends. 



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