the UK


Is Grey Squirrel the Next Great Sustainable Meat?

A London chef has started serving a slow-cooked squirrel ragu—because that's one species that there's no shortage of.
Jelisa Castrodale

Please Stop Throwing Pizzas at This British Pond

Dozens of "pizza bases" have inexplicably appeared on the shores of Bradmore Green Pond, throwing locals into a tizzy.
Hilary Pollack

The UK Is Firing Shots at Cyprus’s Beloved Halloumi

Cyprus is applying to protect and monopolize on the production of halloumi cheese, but UK cheesemakers argue that their stuff is low-quality, industrial junk.
Hilary Pollack

Avocados Are About to Get Way More Expensive

The UK, where avocado sales have climbed by 25 percent in the last year alone, is getting it the worst.
Nick Rose
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The EU Remains at Odds with Its Members Over the Safety of GM Food

The great GMO debate rages on as the EU shuts down draft legislature that would allow individual European nations to ban the use of GM food or animal feed.
Munchies Staff
the UK

Pure Fat Is Officially the Best New Food Product in the UK

Top honors at this week's Guild of Fine Food awards go to pure rendered beef fat. But not just any pure rendered beef fat—some rather extraordinary stuff.
Munchies Staff

The NHS Has Been Prescribing Hundreds of Thousands of Gluten-Free Pizzas

Thanks to an antiquated system dating back to the 1960s when gluten-free food was actually hard to find, the NHS has been writing out prescriptions for food suitable for celiac sufferers.
Alex Swerdloff

Marmite Was Confiscated in Airports So Often It Now Comes in Travel Size

Addicted to the funky, salty spread? Rejoice—it now comes in small jars specially designed to combat the frequent confiscations of the stuff at the UK's airports.
Hilary Pollack