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

On the menu

grater-carrotThe Momofuku Culinary Lab started as a space where we could focus on creating and innovating… Chef David Chang on the Joy of Cooking With Science | Wired Science

Local chef Guy Turland takes us down to the cliffs surrounding Bondi and shows us an Australian take on a classic way of cooking fish using citrus… How to make ceviche – Bondi Harvest video recipe | theguardian.com

Why Do We Eat Popcorn at the Movies? A symbiosis of taste and place created to save the fledgling movie theater industry from near collapse… Food & Think


The art of molecular mixology, the art of making beautiful cocktails… | Eatocracy – CNN.com Blogs

When Cheese Meets Wine, That’s Amore! How to Pair Cheese and Red Wine. It may be one of gastronomy’s oldest combinations, but pairing cheese and red wine is actually a little more complicated than it seems… | Will Lyons on Wine – WSJ.com

Creative surge & DIY

origamiModern Origami. A computer engineer and a paper artisan who designs origami pieces with computer programs that he develops himself… | trendtablet.com

Clever Typographic Posters That Visualize The Meanings Of Words. It shows that one can get a point across subtly… | DesignTAXI.com

The project: “What Will You Leave Behind?” Floor Gallery Covered with 100,000 Miniature Porcelain Skulls | 123 Inspiration

Food n photography

Cutting soft bones or soft flesh – be it animal of vegetable or fruit… The Violence of Cooking: A Photographic Interpretation à la Caravaggio (Part I) | Gherkins & Tomatoes

Charming series made out of using coffee beans, characters and illustrations… Coffee Fantasies by Irina Nikitina | The Wondrous Design Magazine

Travel bite

wooden-vespaUn menuisier portugais qui possède un talent indéniable pour travailler le bois… Wooden Vespa | Fubiz™

With ‘Confucius cuisine’, they cook to order in the scholar’s hometown of Qufu… | South China Morning Post

Treasures of the Cinque Terre. Two years after a torrential rainfall struck the area on Italy’s Ligurian coast, a visit reveals both recent recovery and timeless pleasures… | NYTimes.com

Food for thought

juniorSarah Lane, 9, doesn’t want to be a cooking star when she grows up. She wants to be one now… The Young Chefs of ‘MasterChef Junior’ | WSJ.com

“Sensory Boredom” Food photos on social media ‘may ruin your appetite’. Looking at too many pictures of food can make it less enjoyable to eat… | medicalnewstoday.com

Fighting fit: how dietitians tested if Britain would be starved into defeat. It was December 1939… | Science | theguardian.com

This Is Why People Who Live In San Francisco Are So Happy And Healthy | huffingtonpost.com

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~Groucho Marx

Delightfully yours,
Orsola Ciriello Kogan @ Food Meditations