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.
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.
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.
Dubai-based urbanists Ahmed and Rashid bin Shabib believe traditional pigeon towers have the potential to inspire renewed forms of coexistence.
Anthropologist architects Jingru (Cyan) Cheng and Chen Zhan bring chairs to The Common Table as tools for resilient collective structures of care in China.
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.
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.
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.
Architect Xu Tiantian on her team's network of interventions involving rural food production in Songyang, China to improve the well-being of the entire region.