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

TRAVEL BITES

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Like dumplings, every culture has a meatball recipe… Travel Around The World With Meatball Recipes | huffingtonpost.com

20 essential dishes every cook should know. Forget sous vide and emulsions. Any self-respecting chef should be able to whip these recipes up blindfolded… | The Week

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Proofpoint, a digital security firm, discovered a global cyber attack that involved a refrigerator, among other “smart” household objects… Refrigerators may be hackers’ next targets | latimes.com

FOOD & ART

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In a temporary project, proving that inspiration is all around us, the designer uses bananas as her canvas… Banana Graffiti by Marta Grossi | Trendland

PET FOOD

Inside the Surprisingly Delicious World of Cat Food Taste Testing. Yes, there are differences in cats’ and humans’ physiological and perceptual systems, but there are also some similarities… | Mental Floss

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Dall’arrosto di spalla con purea di mele ai cupcake mirtillo & banana… Piatti da cani. Di una cuoca per Fido | L’espresso food&wine

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Go ahead and say no, Grant! If ever there was an instance of the proverbial “yelling ‘FIRE!’ in a crowded theater,” this is it… Let’s Ban Babies From 4-Star Restaurants | Esquire

Horrid but honest reflection: Is there a sugar coated view of the coming year for freelance design? Design Dilemma: Is Freelance Design an Unprofitable Business? | Design Shack

“Why is patience so important?”
“Because it makes us pay attention.”
~Paulo Coelho

Delightfully yours,
Orsola Ciriello Kogan @ Food Meditations