3 Good Things: Mackerel, Confetti, Crumbs


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1 A Belfast-based design company goes mackerel fishing together off the coast of Northern Ireland. They fish, gut, cook, and finally eat together. [Ace Jet 170]

2 You don’t throw confetti at a wedding in Italy: You eat it. Bologna-based BBC correspondent Dany Mitzman explores (and grumbles about) the food-centric traditions of Italian weddings. [BBC]

3 Traditionally used by bakeries looking to put their scraps to good use, crumbs, Dorie Greenspan reminds us, can make a lovely, versatile dessert topper (sprinkle over ice cream, fresh fruit with whipped cream, yeah you get the idea). [DG]

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