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cheese

How a 400-Year-Old Cheese Got Its Groove Back

The secret ingredient? Stinging nettles.
February 3, 2022
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theater

The Centuries-Old Plays Helping to Revitalize a Once-Lost Language

One challenge: finding actors who speak Cornish.
November 18, 2021
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rainforest

Mapping the Rainforests of Britain

The rainy island is home to some of the world's most diverse woodlands—but they are rapidly disappearing.
November 1, 2021
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competitions

How Do You Win a Silent Town Crier Competition?

Participants honored Britain's long and loud tradition without a single shout.
May 28, 2021
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cider

80,000 Snails, 12 Tiny Electric Fences, and 1 Rediscovered Recipe for 'Wallfish'

It's snail-herding season in England.
April 22, 2021
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pandemic

How the Pandemic Resurrected Britain's Ancient Borders

From popping in for a pint to putting on the green, erratic lockdowns have left locals in limbo along the English-Welsh border.
April 2, 2021
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epidemics

How the Black Death Gave Rise to British Pub Culture

For centuries-old bars, a pandemic is nothing new.
May 22, 2020
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hats

The Man Making Hats Out of Vegetables

Teofilo Garcia may be the last Filipino to turn gourds he grows into headwear.
September 24, 2019
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cheese

How the 'Swiss Milkman' Brought Cheese Production to Nepal

Earthquakes and rebels haven't stopped high-altitude yak cheese artisans.
August 9, 2019
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yolk lore

How Building Churches Out of Egg Whites Transformed Filipino Desserts

What else are you going to do with all those yolks?
February 22, 2019
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diaspora

How Muslim-Chinese Food Became a Culinary Star in Kyrgyzstan

Their signature noodles are eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
December 18, 2018