Travel Blogs: Gelato in Rome and More Links

In today's Link Love, green plums in season in Istanbul, plus veggie dishes for Shavuot

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• Gelateria Fatamorgana, a natural gelateria that makes treats with no additives and all-natural flavors, opens a new branch in Rome to the delight of gelato lovers everywhere. [Parla Food]

• It's erik season in Istanbul — the season for green plums, a sour fruit to be eaten with a pinch of salt. [Istanbul Food]

• In time for Shavuot, a kosher and vegetarian dish that's good year-round: Hasselback beets stuffed with Camembert. [Israel Kitchen]

• Lunch at Chicago's Purple Pig is filled with wine, cheese, and surprise — pig, in the form of pork neck bone gravy. [Will Travel for Food]

• Fattoush and grilled spring chicken make for a authentic Middle Eastern meal in Malaysia. [V Keong]