Cornwall

dairy

British Creamery Smells So Fucking Rank that People in Surrounding Neighbourhood Can't Sleep

Davidstow residents have described the odor as "a cross between gone off fish and cheese, with a bit of sewage chucked in."
Jelisa Castrodale
11.15.18
christmas

A History of Stargazy Pie, England's Strangest Christmas Dish

Stargazy pie is an odd-looking invention—a dish where fish gaze up at the sky from a buttery crust—but it's more, too. It's said to be born of famine.
Josh Barrie
12.18.17
seafood

The Best Place to Eat Lobster Is a Beachside Garden Shed

Despite looking more like a garden shed than a restaurant, Hidden Hut cafe on England's Cornish coast serves some of the best (and biggest) lobsters of your life. “This is simply lobster by the sea, no gimmicks,” says co-founder Jem Glass.
Michael Segalov
6.23.16
Ice Cream

This Dairy Farm Figured Out How to Make Ice Cream Even Creamier

Cornwall’s Callestick Farm specialises in clotted cream ice cream, a process that sees fresh milk heated and then cooled until the cream content rises and “clots” form. Tasting is believing.
Michael Segalov
6.22.16
seafood

How British Chefs Are Learning to Love Crabs

Despite 80 percent of British crab being exported for sale abroad, increasing numbers of UK restaurants are learning to love homegrown crustacean. “Crab is far more sustainable than lobster and has a much greater depth of flavour,” says crab pop-up...
Angela Hui
6.14.16
Whisky

This Bar Is Serving Whisky from an 18-Foot Oak Tree

London’s Black Rock bar serves its specialist whisky from an 18-foot, 185-year-old, three-tonne English oak tree which sits at the centre of the room.
Gareth May
3.24.16
wine

Lasers Could Help Britain Make Better Wine

The UK Department for Food and Rural Affairs has released new 3D laser mapping data designed to “revolutionise the English wine industry by helping growers identify new land.” But are the winemakers convinced?
Josh Barrie
11.19.15
fisherman

These Fishermen Are Using Twitter to Sell Haddock

After a day at sea, fishing cooperative Dreckly Fish tweets photos of its catch to over 2,000 Twitter followers. Customers tweet to request the shellfish, haddock, cod, or sole they require and have it delivered in less than 24 hours.
Michael Segalov
7.15.15
onions

These Guys Are Bringing Back the Onion-Selling French Stereotype

Three Breton friends are resurrecting the Anglo-French tradition of the “Onion Johnny,” the beret-wearing, bike-riding onion seller not seen on British high streets since the 1970s.
Gareth May
5.22.15
fishing

Fishing Is One of the Most Deadly Jobs in the UK

In the UK, dozens of fishermen die each year to land the fish we eat. The work remains the most dangerous peacetime occupation in the country. Yet the very real hazards of fishing are scarcely reported.
Josh Barrie
12.1.14