Our weekly roundup on tasty news from around the world and here’s what we are reading…

ON THE MENU

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In the pantheon of food-related shark jumps, red velvet cake body mist may well be the greatest leap of all… Red Velvet Cake: A Classic, Not a Gimmick via NYTimes.com

TRAVEL BITES

What would summer be without a fantastic festival… The 20 Best Summer Festivals of 2014 via Smithsonian

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From pandas in elevators to gorillas in bathrooms… Wildlife selfies campaign by silvio medeiros for national geographic via designboom.com

A development group in Slovenia has just opened the first large-scale Roma restaurant in Europe… Introducing Roma Cuisine, The Little-Known Soul Food Of Europe via The Salt : NPR

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La cucina di Julie è un luogo magico nel quale i cibi (prevalentemente di origine vegetale) creano texture e fantasie inedite… Julie’s Kitchen via PICAME

HEALTHY TIME

We all know the importance of calories in affecting our waistlines, but does it matter when we eat them? Body Clock: Does eating late make you fat? via BBC News

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It’s true: You are what you eat. It’s time to forget about the antioxidants in the latest dry oil and refocus our attention on the nutrients on our dinner plates… The Science Behind Diet and Skin Health via WSJ.com

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

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What would happen if you took a bottle of wine out of the cupboard and, before drinking it, made it “listen” to your iPod for a couple of days? Can making your wine listen to music improve its flavour? via theguardian.com

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile” ~ Homer

Delightfully yours,
Orsola Ciriello Kogan @ Food Meditations

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