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



Food Transformation by Hikaru Cho. L’artiste japonaise a fait la série « It’s not what it seems » en transformant les fruits et les légumes… via Fubiz™ and hikarucho.com page


Could sound replace sugar? And what kind of music should restaurants play?… How sound affects the taste of our food via theguardian.com

Not The Only Culprit: When it comes to calorie for calorie damage to the environment, broccoli’s not that far from cattle… Which foods are the worst for the globe? via Stuff.co.nz



Irish Cocktail: A Classic Drink for St. Patrick’s Day. In addition to Irish whiskey, the Irish Cocktail is made with maraschino, orange curacao, and a touch of absinthe, plus a little Angostura thrown in for good measure… via Serious Eats: Drinks


“Monastically absorbed in the work of breaking down the day’s fresh ingredients—cracking open sea urchins with pliers, skinning a live octopus on a gleaming prep table…” A Day in the Life of Daisuke Nakazawa via WSJ.com


Is it a posture? Is it an outfit? Is it a mantra? Is it a bunch of words strung together in a certain way?… Bottoms up for beer and yoga via smh.com.au


From diabetes smelling like nail polish remover to liver failure smelling of raw fish, doctors say diseases could eventually be diagnosed just using smell… Doctors reveal what diseases smell like via NZ Herald News

The culture of celebrity chefs is creating a generation of couch potatoes… TV chefs are turning people into couch potatoes: British chef via The Straits Times SoShiok

“But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people–first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy.” ~ Albert Einstein, Ideas and Opinions

Delightfully yours,
Orsola Ciriello Kogan @ Food Meditations