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Cheese
Cheese

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.
George Nelson
1.27.18
Indian Food
Indian Food

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.
Phoebe Hurst
2.24.17
Make this
Make this

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.”
Munchies Staff
2.12.17
Foraging
Foraging

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.
Gareth May
2.6.17
Asian food
Asian food

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."
Gareth May
12.13.16
Stranger Than Flicktion
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.
Tom Usher
11.6.16
Make this
Make this

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.
Munchies Staff
9.8.16
Snacks
Snacks

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.
Nell Frizzell
8.22.16
The Last Bite
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.
Luke Slater
8.21.16
uk
uk

‘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.
Hilary Pollack
8.17.16
london
london

MUNCHIES Presents: The Oldest Fast Food Restaurant in the East End

In this MUNCHIES special, London pie shop owner Joe Cooke shows us how to prepare a proper plate of pie and mash, complete with jellied eels.
Joe Cooke
8.9.16
home cooking
home cooking

A New Study Says That No One Actually Follows Recipes

Kitchen brand NEFF questioned 1,500 Brits on their cooking habits and found that just 7 percent think it's important to follow a recipe when cooking.
Phoebe Hurst
7.25.16