The Food Programme
FoodProg: Ethiopian Teff 14 Sep 1409/16/14
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...
Food Programme: Ethiopian Teff - An Ancient Grain
Sheila Dillon tells the story of teff, an ancient grain for modern times.
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.
FoodProg: Problems with Poultry? 3 Aug 14
Is the poultry industry fit for purpose? As our consumption of chicken increases and UK poultry production intensifies, Dan Saladino looks at the modern poultry industry.
FoodProg: English Wine 27 Jul 14
English and Welsh wines appear to be on the up and up. Sheila Dillon goes to the vineyards to investigate.
FoodProg: 20 Jul 14 Salad leaves
The salad: Simple food in an increasingly complex world. Dan Saladino reports.
FoodProg: 13 Jul 14 Food in Opera
Food in Opera. The story of food told through 400 years of music history. Gluttonous composers, cuisine centred plotlines and singers needing nourishment. With Sheila Dillon
FoodProg: Food in the Curriculum
Stefan Gates talks to teachers, kids and cooks about food and the curriculum, ahead of the changes that come into force from September. Stefan asks how well prepared schools and teachers are, what students think of it all and whether the changes will...
FoodProg: 29 Jun 14 Diana Kennedy
World authority on the food of Mexico, the British born writer Diana Kennedy speaks to Dan Saladino
FoodProg: 22 Jun 14 Sweeteners
Sheila Dillon asks whether sweeteners could be the way for us to cut down sugar but to keep enjoying sweet treats. Presented by Sheila Dillon and produced in Bristol by Emma Weatherill.
FoodProg: Sanjay and the Sardine
Chef Sanjay Kumar travels to Italy to save the sardine.
FoodProg: 19 May 14 Farmed Fish
Fields of Fish - The huge rise in farmed fish and the people trying to make it sustainable. The world is now producing more farmed fish than farmed beef. Sheila Dillon discovers how fish farming works and hears concerns about its impact on the...
FoodProg: Ken Hom part II 12 May 14
Sheila Dillon talks to Ken Hom about his extraordinary life through food. In this second of two special editions recorded at the Bristol Food Connections Festival they focus on what Ken has been doing since his early BBC career and about how his...
FoodProg: Ken Hom part I 11 May 14
Ken Hom speaks to Sheila Dillon for Food Connections festival in Bristol about his extraordinary life through food. Part 1: 1 His upbringing and early career.
FoodProg: 05 May 14 Food and Farming Awards
Sheila Dillon presents this year's BBC Food & Farming Awards. From Best Takeaway to Best Food Market producer, the judging team reveal the "best of the best" in British food and drink. At a ceremony described by Jamie Oliver as the "Oscars of the food...
FoodProg: 04 May 14 Behind the Scenes FAFA
The first of two-part special on the prestigious BBC Food and Farming Awards. In this episode Valentine Warner, Chair of the judges, discovers the food, music and animation which all played their part in the 2014 Awards ceremony Produced by Emma...
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