Tuesday, December 16, 2008

A Stocking Stuffer for Foodies: Temporary Food Tattoos

Ok, we know food tattoos are "in" right now as I have seen several articles with photos here at Chow and 53 food tattoos here at Eating Cleveland. But if you aren't ready to fully commit, we found this temporary try-on at a boutique in Half Moon Bay. This book of temporary tattoos is a perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite foodie - celebrating the love of bacon, eating fresh and local and more. You can buy it online here.

This week's tattoo is:

And on a food science note, this tattoo is absolutely true, fat does equal flavor. Flavor compounds are often fat-soluble and additionally, fat adds wonderful texture and mouthfeel to food. So, bring on the butter!