The Kitchen Sisters http://weku.fm en From A British King To Rock 'N Roll: The Slippery History Of Eel Pie Island http://weku.fm/post/british-king-rock-n-roll-slippery-history-eel-pie-island We were in London, searching for <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/91851784/hidden-kitchens-the-kitchen-sisters">Hidden Kitchen</a> stories, when we came upon an Eel Pie &amp; Mash shop. It was full of old white marble tables, tile walls, pots of stewed and jellied eels, and piles of pies. These shops are now a dying breed, along with the eels they serve. Our search for the source of these vanishing eels led us to southwest London — to Eel Pie Island, a tiny slice of land with a flamboyant history that stretches from Henry the VIII to the Rolling Stones.<p>"Eel Pie. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 20:06:00 +0000 The Kitchen Sisters 31221 at http://weku.fm From A British King To Rock 'N Roll: The Slippery History Of Eel Pie Island A Termite Queen And Her Ultimate Sacrifice http://weku.fm/post/termite-queen-and-her-ultimate-sacrifice Hidden away in a towering, castle-like mound on an African savannah lives the termite queen. There, isolated in an earthen capsule, she lays over a quarter-of-a-billion eggs in her lifetime.<p>"The concept of the queen was basically named by early colonial naturalists," says writer Lisa Margonelli, who has been studying the mysteries of the termites. Fri, 06 May 2011 19:44:00 +0000 The Kitchen Sisters 3099 at http://weku.fm A Termite Queen And Her Ultimate Sacrifice