The Food Programme
FoodProg: The Clean Label Question 1 Mar 1503/01/15
Sheila Dillon speaks to food campaigner Joanna Blythman about her new book 'Swallow This' investigating how food manufacturing has changed in the last decade and asks if we really understand the ingredients on the label used today.
FoodProg: Prison Restaurant 22 Feb 15
Sheila goes behind bars to visit the most popular restaurant in Cardiff, The Clink, which is run by prisoners.
FoodProg: The Secret Formula 26 Jan 15
With one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in Europe, many parents in the UK feed their babies formula milk. But what's actually in it?
FoodProg: Soup and the British 15 Feb 15
Tim Hayward asks why soup is trendy again but why traditional 'Brown Windsor Soup' became a laughing stock.
FoodProg: How Britain fell in love with the microwave 8 Feb 15
In a recent survey, the microwave was voted the kitchen gadget that people couldn't live without. Sheila Dillon discovers how influences the way we eat, live and cook.
FoodProg: Christmas, food and being far from home
At Christmas, Sheila Dillon uncovers the food stories of those who won't be celebrating at home with the help of food writer Joe Warwick.
FoodProg: 18 Jan 15 Food Markets
Food markets have been the heart of our towns and cities for thousands of years. Now, with financial pressure on local authorities, and growing competition from a supermarkets price war, Sheila Dillon and guests discuss what a market needs to survive...
FoodProg: 11 Jan 15 FAFAs launch
Sheila Dillon unveils a new team of judges for the 2015 BBC Food and Farming Awards, including Giorgio Locatelli, Diana Henry and Cyrus Todiwala. Sheila catches up with previous nominees and winners, looks ahead to the big food stories of the coming...
FoodProg: 04 JAN 15: Harold McGee Q&A
Harold McGee joins Sheila Dillon to answer your food science questions
FoodProg: Redemption through Food 28 Dec 14
Inspirational stories from The Food Programme in 2014.
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.
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