Merlin Jobst

  • A Severed Pig’s Head Showed Me the Importance of Ethical Farming

    A London curing company has started its own "meat school"—a butchery course on preparing and preserving the ‘other bits’ left behind in industrial meat production.

  • Discovering Real Nordic Cuisine in Iceland

    Finnish chef Antto Melasniemi has a bone to pick with New Nordic cuisine. I followed him to Iceland, where he railed against what he believes are the luxurious, distinctly un-communal attitudes that are essentially incompatible with these countries...

  • Coffee Beans Have Their Own Class System

    Robusta coffee beans have been dogged by deep, long-standing prejudice in the java industry. One London company is hoping to spearhead a revival because global warming and increased international demand means quality coffee supplies can't come from...