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Raymond Blanc: My Life in 5 Dishes

The celebrated French chef Raymond Blanc tells Emily Thomas about his life through 5 dishes....

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Is there a ‘chefsplainer’ in your kitchen?

Is there someone in your life who needs to have total control in the kitchen? Someone who...

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Kelis: My Life in Five Dishes

We sit down with one of R&B’s most eccentric and compelling artists: singer-songwriter Kelis....

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Claudia Roden: My Life in 5 Dishes

The Food Chain listens back to My Life in Five Dishes with the renowned Egyptian cookery writer...

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Angela Hartnett: My life in five dishes

Angela Hartnett is one of the UK's most high profile chefs. She tells Emily Thomas about her life...

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Foraging: Pleasure or profit?

Most of us have no need to hunt in the wild for our food, so why is foraging experiencing a...

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Coronavirus: Chefs fight back

Coronavirus has crippled the restaurant industry, leaving thousands of chefs fighting to save...

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Jacques Pépin: My life in five dishes

Jacques Pépin is a household name across much of the US. He shot to fame starring alongside Julia...

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Life lessons from the honey bee

When it comes to food, we have a lot more than honey to thank bees for - more than three quarters...

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The bug business

Insects are cheap, packed full of nutrients, and farming them for food could help save the...

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The Slate Island of Seil

Clare crosses the famous ‘Bridge over the Atlantic’ for a ramble on the island of...

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Last orders: Why I quit hospitality

The hospitality industry is facing a staffing crisis, but why have thousands of chefs and waiters...

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Stephen Fry on Saki's Sredni Vashtar - short story podcast

A small boy’s rebellion takes a sinister turn in Saki’s classic tale – a story loved by Stephen...

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Gordon Ramsay: My Life in 5 Dishes

Chef Gordon Ramsay is world-famous but, he tells us, people no longer want to talk about his...

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Inside the Abattoir

This episode includes audio of the slaughter of farm animals, which some may find upsetting. But...

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Why Do We Get So Angry About Meat?

Why do we get so angry when we talk about food? When conversation turns to meat in particular, it...

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After Party: A Look Back

Find out what happens after the show ends. Emily Thomas catches up with some people who’ve...

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Coronavirus: where did all the food go?

As coronavirus tightens its grip on the world, many of us are facing life in lockdown and are...

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Raymond Blanc: My Life in 5 Dishes

The celebrated French chef Raymond Blanc tells Emily Thomas about his life through 5 dishes....

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A farmer's nightmare

The UK food industry relies on foreign workers, but what happens when they stop coming? A...

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