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From hoof to plate, seed to bottle - Derek Cooper and Sheila Dillon investigate how our food links with larger cultural, social and economic issues.

From hoof to plate, seed to bottle - Derek Cooper and Sheila Dillon investigate how our food links with larger cultural, social and economic issues.
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From hoof to plate, seed to bottle - Derek Cooper and Sheila Dillon investigate how our food links with larger cultural, social and economic issues.

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English


Episodes

BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018: Second Course

6/19/2018
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Sheila Dillon presents the people and the stories behind this year's Food and Farming Awards. Hear the winner of this year's Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award, join Adam Henson and Charlotte Smith as they go in search of the farmers in the running to win Countryfile's Farming Heroes Award 2018 and hear who became this year's Food Chain Global Champion.

Duration:00:27:44

BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018: First Course

6/19/2018
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Andi Oliver, Alex James and Matt Tebbutt join Sheila Dillon for a night once dubbed 'the Oscars of the food world'; the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018. The night that the country's best loved chefs, cooks and food writers gather to celebrate unsung food heroes. Farmers, community cooks, shop owners, food and drink producers; You nominated them in your thousands. Now, at the Food and Farming awards ceremony in Bristol, the winners are revealed. Presented by Sheila Dillon Produced in Bristol...

Duration:00:24:20

Street Food 2018

6/11/2018
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As part of the BBC Food and Farming Awards Nigel Barden and Tom Parker Bowles met an amazing array of street food vendors. In this programme Nigel tells the finalist's stories and visits KERB market in Camden to hear how the industry is rapidly evolving across the UK. First they meet Manjit Kaur and Michael Jameson from Manjit's Kitchen in Leeds. Manjit and Michael started by doing home deliveries of vegetarian traditional Punjabi food and now have a permanent home in Kirkgate market as well...

Duration:00:28:15

The Mothership of Brewing: Beer and the Belgians

6/3/2018
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Dan Saladino and drinks writer Pete Brown find out why Belgium beer is so influential.

Duration:00:27:54

Life-changing Food

6/1/2018
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From prisons to research chefs, Sheila Dillon and chef Romy Gill hear how food is used around the country to transform lives. As judges on the 2018 BBC Food & Farming Awards, Romy Gill and writer Kathleen Kerridge visited three finalists in the UK - Helen Boyce who cooks with inmates at Hydebank Wood College and Women's Prison in Belfast, the Welcome Kitchen and Cinema in London where Rose Dakuo cooks for refugees, asylum seekers and the general public and Sam Storey, a research chef in...

Duration:00:28:11

Food Stories From Syria (3)

5/20/2018
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Europe's migrant crisis is far from over. Already in 2018, the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) estimate that more than 24, 475 people have arrived in Europe by sea. 609 people are dead or missing since January*. The conflict in Syria is now into its 7th year. With an ongoing backdrop of war and violence, and more people arriving into Europe from Syria and elsewhere, Sheila Dillon wants to hear how people fleeing the crisis are living, eating and using food to tell the stories of the journeys...

Duration:00:28:24

Japanese Whisky: A Beginners Guide

5/14/2018
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Dan Saladino goes on a journey through the history, culture and flavours of Japanese whisky. Why and how has this nation taken a drink so strongly associated with Scotland and made it their own? In 2001, the drinks world started to pay attention to Japanese whisky after one if its distillers scored top marks in an international whisky completion. In the years that followed, the awards and the global attention for Japanese whiskies continued to grow. Critics have described some Japanese...

Duration:00:31:49

Japanese Whisky: A Beginners Guide

5/13/2018
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Dan Saladino on how Japanese distillers managed to make some of the world's best whisky. Dan charts a 100 year old story from Japan's first distillery to its newest distillers.

Duration:00:31:26

Jollof Rice

5/11/2018
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Across West Africa, jollof rice is more than simply a staple food. It's the dish of home kitchens, of weddings and parties, something cooks take serious pride in. But take any notice of the newspapers, and recently it has also become one of the most controversial bowls of food on the planet. In this programme Sheila Dillon and Tayo Popoola speak to chefs and cooks about what jollof means to them. The second of The Food Programme's 2018 season of African food stories in Britain. Presented by...

Duration:00:27:34

The BBC Food & Farming Awards 2018: Finalist stories

4/30/2018
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You know their names, now Sheila Dillon helps tell the stories of the finalists in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018. For the last month, our judges, including Tim Hayward, Andi Oliver, Tom Parker-Bowles and Romy Gill have travelled the length and breadth of the UK to meet this year's finalists. In this programme, our judges meet a Northern Irish farmer who went from never trying salami to producing award winning charcuterie in a year. They visit a local deli and cafe owned by a fisherman...

Duration:00:28:21

Is There a Place for Salt?

4/22/2018
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Salt has long been prized, but in recent years it has become, for many, something to be avoided: to reduce or even eliminate. At the same time, there are new salt making businesses popping up all over the UK, celebrating salts with - they claim - unique characteristics due to their location and methods of production; they are salts of a place. In this edition of The Food Programme Sheila Dillon asks if there is a place for salt - in our kitchens and on our plates. Featuring chef and writer...

Duration:00:28:40

The Sugar Tax: A (Short) History

4/15/2018
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Dan Saladino looks behind the headlines of the newly introduced sugar tax.

Duration:00:28:30

Northern Ireland: Food at a Crossroads

4/15/2018
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Sheila Dillon travels from the border to Belfast to learn why Northern Irish food has blossomed in recent years and what leaving the EU could mean for producers.

Duration:00:28:03

The Power of Food: Parabere Forum.

4/1/2018
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Dan Saladino reports from Parabere Forum, with five life changing food stories. At the annual gathering for women working in food Dan finds unexpected and inspirational stories. Produced and presented by Dan Saladino.

Duration:00:28:36

Doctor's Orders: Getting Tomorrow's Medics Cooking

3/25/2018
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The NHS is at crisis point. Despite the diet books, the fitness videos, the health bloggers, in 2016, Public Health England estimated that Illness associated with lifestyle costs the NHS £11 billion every year. But are we missing something obvious? Could we bring down the cost to the taxpayer, reduce pressure on the health system, with simple advice on what we should eat and drink when we go to see our GP? A growing group of medical professionals think so. Meet the doctors demanding better...

Duration:00:28:20

The Future of Bread

3/19/2018
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Dan Saladino talks to Modernist Bread author, Nathan Myhrvold, about one of the biggest bread research projects ever undertaken, which involved the baking of 36,000 loaves. Nathan Myhrvold has spent his life trying to understand how things work, he's been a post doctoral fellow researching quantum theory with the late Stephen Hawking, he went on to work as the chief technology officer at Microsoft working directly with Bill Gates and then....... he turned his attention to food. In 2011 he...

Duration:00:28:58

African Food

3/11/2018
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It's a matter of course that in January, food writers, critics and chefs try to predict the food trends of the year ahead. And if you trawled the columns in 2018, no doubt you would have found 'African food' among them. For Zoe Adjonyoh, restaurateur at Zoe's Ghana Kitchen in London and author of cookbook of the same name, this is a difficult term. Africa is the second biggest and most populous continent in the world and its 54 countries are home to a plethora of localised and regional...

Duration:00:28:20

Eat to Run, Part 3

3/9/2018
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Dan Saladino meets the runners convinced low or no carbs is the way to peak performance.

Duration:00:53:33

The Big Pig Roadtrip

3/4/2018
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Tim Hayward embarks on the big pig road trip to meet some of the people who devote their lives to rare breeds of British pigs. He speaks to Adam Henson, best-known as a presenter on BBC One's Countryfile, about why pigs like the Gloucester Old Spot and Tamworth are important to the heritage of the UK, and explains the work his late Father Joe did to keep these breeds alive. Two of Adam's Tamworth pigs became the starting point for brothers John and Nick Francis who came to pig-keeping...

Duration:00:28:05

Comfort food for dark days

2/18/2018
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Sheila Dillon celebrates the power of food to comfort us in hard times, especially during these dark days of the year. Dumplings, marshmallows, chicken soup, fried chicken, curried goat: all the things we long to eat when we're sad, or sick, or homesick. She talks to Antarctic explorers about the food they miss from home, and eating marshmallows at the South Pole; to teenagers in a Fried Chicken shop; to homesick Polish emigres eating proper Polish dumplings, and to a class of...

Duration:00:28:17