How an Old Timey British Pastry Got Super Popular in Arizona
The Cornish pasty is an unlikely desert staple.
Britain's Stinkiest Cheese Was Inspired by Monks and an Alcoholic Farmer
Former lorry driver and amateur conservationist Chris Martell began producing Stinking Bishop as a way to keep a dying breed of cow alive.
Half of Britain’s Curry Houses Will Be Gone within 10 Years
The chairman of the Asian Catering Federation has warned that chef shortages, rising costs, and changing customer tastes could spell the end of 17,000 Indian restaurants.
How to Make the Ultimate Ham and Egg Sandwich
"I felt that the sandwich in Britain needed a bit of help, so I tried to put as much culinary effort into making a sandwich as most people would put into a restaurant main course.”
Meet the Foragers Getting High on Mugwort
I joined forager Richard Osmond in search of mugwort, a relative of wormwood, the flavoring agent in absinthe. It’s also known for the inducement of weird dreams.
Making Christmas Wontons and Talking British Chinese Identity
“I’m probably more English than Chinese in many respects but just because you’re born from Chinese parents, you still get stereotyped."
Stranger Than Flicktion
The Fish and Chip Shop at the End of the World
Welcome back to Stranger Than Flicktion, our Flickr-inspired fiction column. Today, we eat our last fish supper at a fish and chip shop on the edge of the abyss.
Smoked Eel Sandwich with Pickled Onions
Move over PB&J, we're up-ing our sandwich game the only way we know how: with smoked eel.
How to Make Chipotle Pickled Eggs, the Perfect Mexican-British Hybrid Food
Eat your homemade chipotle pickled eggs with a few handfuls of tortilla chips and flip those fried-chicken-wrapped tacos at the drive-thru the bird.
Eating Every Sausage Roll and Cornish Pasty I Could Find in a Suburban Gas Station
Ginsters readymade sausage rolls and Cornish pasties are a British petrol station staple. I set myself the challenge of eating the entire range of pastry-flaked meat tubes—in a Shell garage forecourt, obviously.
The Last Bite
The Last Bite: Northumberland’s Ancient Kipper Smokehouse
Welcome back to The Last Bite, our column documenting the survival of traditional food establishments. Today we visit the world-renowned L. Robson & Sons, who have been smoking Craster kippers for nearly 100 years.
‘The Great British Bake-Off’ Is Being Accused of Frosting-Related Sexism
The public’s current qualms with the popular series are over promotional photos wherein pink and blue frostings are designated for male and female contestants, respectively.