The Milk Trekker

Cheesemaker Trevor Warmedahl visits Tushetian herders in the pastoral highlands of the Caucasus to learn about their adaptive relationship with landscape, livestock and indigenous microbes.
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Water: Elixir of Taste

Water is to India what soil is to Europe, says design researcher Priya Mani. An exploration of the idea that water, or the lack of it, is responsible for the intrinsic taste of foods.
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Foraging As Resistance

Artist film-maker Jumana Manna's new film "Foragers" is about the criminalisation of herb-picking culture in Palestine and Israel. An exclusive interview for The Common Table by Sophia Hoffinger.
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On Food and Connection

David Matchett grew up on a farm in Armagh in the 1970s then went on to establish himself in the London gastro scene. A story about food, identity and belonging.
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Dairy Non Dairy

Designer Philipp Kolmann is on a quest to create plant-based cheese and save the microbiomes and artisanal food culture of the Alps in the process.
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A Love Supreme

Nilesh Patel made this beautiful black and white short film about his mother making samosas for love and for the future. Twenty years later we asked him to revisit.
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Is it Clean or is it Hygiene?

Through some of the most ancient and familiar food processes, designer Philipp Kolmann addresses the topic of hygiene and its power to threaten biodiversity, physical and even mental health.
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