The Food Programme
Food Programme: Feeding Britain12/15/14
The story of one shop which is changing the way we think about food waste and food poverty
FoodProg: Feeding Britain 14 Dec 14
Feeding Britain - The story of one shop in South Yorkshire which is changing the way we think about food waste and food poverty. A year ago the Community Shop opened in Goldthorpe. It takes food which would otherwise have gone to landfill and sells it...
FoodProg: Cookbooks 7 Dec 14
A review of cookbooks and food writing of 2014. Sheila Dillon is joined to discuss the year in books by Allan Jenkins, editor of Observer Food Monthly, investigative journalist Joanna Blythman and blogger Alex Ryder aka Gingey Bites.
FoodProg: A Bronx Food Tale 30 Nov 14
New York's south Bronx is still one of the city's most deprived and areas. Sheila Dillon finds how urban gardens are becoming a valuable source of fresh food, part of an anti-obesity strategy and helping to solve many of the social issues in the...
FoodProg: Ahead for Christmas 23 Nov 14
Sheila Dillon and guests, including Diana Henry, prepare Middle Eastern 'get ahead' treats for Christmas.
FoodProg: Terra Madre 16 Nov 14
Food stories from across the world. Dan Saladino travels to Terra Madre 2014 in Turin. It is a global movement of farmers and food producers which attracts the attention of world leaders - from Michelle Obama to Pope Francis.
FoodProg: Mushrooms 9th Nov 14
Mushrooms. From the king oyster to the not-so-humble button, Dan Saladino discovers a world of mushrooms, grown for food. He follows the spores to reveal the secrets of mycelium, hunts for the perfect mushroom sandwich, and finds that there is one...
FoodProg: 02 NOV 14: Tom Jaine
Sheila Dillon talks to restaurateur, publisher, oven builder and all round polymath, Tom Jaine about his life through food. With contributions from Rick Stein, Tim Hayward and Joyce Molyneux.
FoodProg: 26 Oct 14: Women in the Kitchen
Sheila Dillon looks at the state of play for female chefs in the professional kitchen. She talks to Alice Waters, Sally Clarke, Margot Henderson and Mary-Ellen McTague. We also hear from Joyce Molyneux, who was one of the female exceptions in the...
FoodProg: Harold McGee 12 Oct 14
Harold McGee, the man who helped explain the science of the kitchen, tells his food story. His book, published in 1984, On Food and Cooking, has influenced home cooks as well as a new generation of experimental chefs.
FoodProg: Rabbit 19 Oct 14
In a stew about rabbits. Sheila Dillon discovers the delights of eating rabbit meat, but also why some people think it is unjustifiable. Produced by Emma Weatherill.
FoodProg: 05 Oct 14 Mouthwatering Mutton
Mutton tastier than lamb - why we should all demand to eat older meat. Dan Saladino uncovers the mystery of why we no longer eat mutton, despite it being a favoured meat of the Victorians. He hears about the efforts of Bob Kennard, author of Much Ado...
FoodProg: 28 Sep 2014: Urban Honey
Bees and the city and all things urban honey. With reports from Copenhagen, New York, London and Bristol.
FoodProg: Food is MAD 21 Sep 14
From a lesson in "guerrilla gardening" by LA's Ron Finley to Mastering the Art of Soviet cooking with food writer Anya Von Bremzen, Dan Saladino reports from an annual food symposium held in Copenhagen, called MAD (the word for food in Danish).
FoodProg: Ethiopian Teff 14 Sep 14
Teff has been grown in Ethiopia for Millennia. Traditionally, it's ground, milled, mixed with water and fermented for days to make the sour staple flatbread injera. Cultivation of this mysterious and tiny grain has been concentrated in Ethiopia for...
FoodProg: TOB York Revisited 07 Sep 14
Dan Saladino revisits Yorkshire food traditions which were captured on film in 1974 by Derek Cooper, previous presenter of The Food Programme. From Yorkshire puddings to tripe, Dan discovers how the food from this region was formed by the Industrial...
In 1974, Derek Cooper set off on a hunt around Britain to discover what was left of its regional foods and ingredients. Forty years on, Dan Saladino revisits Wales, and that series, called "A Taste of Britain" - to meet some of those involved, their...
FoodProg: TOB Revisited - Dorset 25 Aug 14
In 1974, Derek Cooper set off on a hunt - for BBC Television - around Britain to discover what was left of its regional foods and traditional ingredients. Forty years on, Dan Saladino revisits that series, called "A Taste of Britain" - to meet some of...
FoodProg: Eat for Victory 17 Aug 14
Sheila Dillon meets the people who are using the techniques of WWII rationing to improve their diet today.
FoodProg: Veg Not Drugs 10 Aug 14
Growing salad leaves is changing the lives of former drug addicts in Bristol. Sheila Dillon visits The Severn Project run by Steve Glover.
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