ICELAND

Pizza

Iceland's President Walks Back His Desire to Ban Pineapple Pizza

"I went a step too far," he said.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.16.18
Workaholics

Chef Gunnar Gíslason Shows Us How Iceland Does Late Night Snacks

He's a big fan of the open-faced sandwich.
Munchies Staff
1.10.18
ICELAND

What Eating Shark and Whale in Iceland Taught Me About Ethics

Can eating shark and whale meat between scenic geysers and volcanoes bring us back to a pure, earthly paradise and simpler time?
Carlotta Girola
1.9.18
Recipe

Cod and Potato Toast

Transport yourself to Iceland with this classic Scandinavian dish.
Gunnar Gislason
11.28.17
Avocado

This Supermarket Says It Found a Solution to ‘Avocado Hand’

Avoid cutting your hand while slicing the much-loved brunch ingredient with Iceland’s “injure-proof” frozen avo!
Daisy Meager
5.15.17
WTF

Here's What the President of Iceland Told Us About the 'Pineapple Pizza Ban'

Intrigued by a recent tirade against Hawaiian pizza, MUNCHIES reached out to President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson of Iceland to find out what he really meant.
Munchies Staff
2.22.17
Vikings

This Chef Is Using Shit-Smoked Trout and Dried Puffin to Revolutionise the Kitchen

How two of Iceland's most unusual ingredients are changing the game in the fine dining world.
Lars Roest-Madsen
9.20.16
Comics!

How to Fight Off a Supermarket Thief with Bacon

Last month, an elderly lady in a Manchester branch of Iceland was approached by a strange woman, who demanded that she give over all her cash. Luckily, there was a packet of bacon to hand.
Munchies Staff
8.7.16
Supermarkets

The Trials and Tribulations of Being Caught with a Waitrose Bag in Aldi

What happens when you accidentally turn up in Aldi with a glaringly conspicuous Waitrose bag? Or find yourself in Iceland with a party pack of 72 sausage rolls and only an M&S Food bag to transport it home with?
Munchies Staff
7.12.16
alcohol

This Is What the World’s Cleanest Martini Tastes Like

London bartender Joe Petch’s martini uses vodka from the volcanic springs of Iceland, specially imported ice, and just a few sprays of Lillet Blanc vermouth. “Clean water is essential for clean-tasting spirit,” he says.
Johanna Derry
6.6.16
Cheese

This Icelandic Chef Is Cooking with Yellow Snow

Agnar Sverrisson's “snow” is made by boiling goat cheese and whipping until fluffy. It looks exactly like the newly fallen powder you pray will fall overnight on Alpine slopes, and is served with wood sorrel and English asparagus.
Johanna Derry
6.3.16
WTF

This Shit Is a Delicacy

The droppings of the bird called a ptarmigan are considered a delicacy in certain parts of Greenland—a delicacy because, in a place of limited food resources, the oddest things can be regarded as haute cuisine.
Lawrence Millman
5.16.16