With their dark ruby color, cherries are the darlings of summer fruit. Whether sweet or sour, they are beloved for their flavor. But cherries aren't just for eating, they are also making a splash in the fashion world.
Case in point? The lovely shimmery gold and green sandals by Miu Miu pictured above. These designer cherry sandals, which sell for $600, are one of the many encarnations of summer fruit on the runway.
Last fall Dolce & Gabbana unveiled their 2012 spring/summer collection inspired by Italian pasta and produce - which made their way onto dresses and accesories. It seems food is the new fashion. Do you agree?
These are tough times for chefs and restaurant professionals around the world, but there has never been a better time to seek advice and help around a number of topics affecting hospitality workers. Here's a round-up of some of the most useful resources for chefs.
Can chocolate go off or go bad? And what do the white bits on old chocolate mean? Here's all you need to know about chocolate expiry dates and whether it's safe to eat chocolate past it's printed date.