The Food Programme
FoodProg: Harold McGee 12 Oct 1410/21/14
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.
Food Programme: In a Stew about Rabbits
Sheila Dillon explores rabbit meat. Is it delicious or unjustifiable?
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.
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.
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