Anthropology of food

Ukrainian heroes: rare breeds of people, animals and salo – part 2.

Soviet kolkhozy knew what they were doing…taking full control of everything that grows and happens on your farm is the only way…to be successful and honest in modern-day Ukraine too says a 32-year old Yurij Sergeyev – a farmer, a

Anthropology of food

Here I go, Ukraine!

My dear readers, My long-promised Ukrainian saga in search of salo and Ukrainian soul is starting today. I’m off to Ukraine for some four weeks: via Berlin and Krakow (I’m travelling by train) to Astro-Hungarian-Polish Lviv in the West of

Anthropology of food

Oxford Food Symposium, or how to find similar-bellied friends whilst tasting rotten herring

‘How do you feed hundred people with one goat? You can’t. You need to ferment the meat of one goat to feed the crowd’ a Sudanese saying quoted by Harrold McGee.