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    an informal gathering of friends, neighbours or even people who do not know each other where they prepare and/or taste food together

    Food rave participants take a risk eating fancy dishes as organisers do not have to produce a licence and cooking areas are not inspected by health inspectors.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 18/04/2014
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