food podcasts

Feeding the High Street: Are food shops the answer?

At a time when shops are closing across the country, we visit three food retail businesses that are bucking the...

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Coronavirus and Food: Your Questions Answered

As the government updates its plans for coronavirus, Dan Saladino answers your food questions.

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The Food and Medicine Debate

Food as part of a prescription for health and wellbeing. What has gone wrong with our diets in the UK and how are...

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Brexit: The Tomato's Story. What can one food tell us about the future?

Dan Saladino uses the story the tomato to examine the impact of the new Brexit on food.

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The Sugar Plum Shift: Exploring the ballet world’s changing approach to food, nutrition and body image

Sparkling lights, twinkly music, frothy tutus and perfectly pirouetting dancers: what could be more magical – and...

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Michel Roux Jr: A Life Through Food

Sheila Dillon visits London restaurant Le Gavroche, to speak to renowned chef Michel Roux Jr about food, family and...

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Covid-19: The Food Waste Dimension.

Dan Saladino investigates how the coronavirus crisis has not only resulted in vast amounts of food being wasted but...

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Is it harder to make it in the food industry if you’re black?

The Black Farmer thinks this is another #MeToo moment in world history following the death of George Floyd and the...

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What does a no-deal Brexit mean for our food?

With just over 60 days before we're set to leave the EU Dan Saladino gathers thoughts along the food supply chain,...

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Joe Wicks: A Life Through Food

When Joe Wicks, the personal trainer, started making Instagram videos in his kitchen in 2014, he couldn't have...

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Food and the legacy of slavery

Jaega Wise and Dan Saladino investigate the hidden story of slavery in our food. Between the 17th century and into...

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A different kind of S.W.A.T team: Food in Lockdown

In 2019, Romy Gill met Randeep Singh, CEO of NishkamSWAT (Sikh Welfare & Awareness Team). 10 years previous, Randeep...

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The Food Programme at 40: Looking Back (Part I)

Andi Oliver, Rick Stein and Yotam Ottolenghi join Sheila Dillon at the BBC Radio Theatre to celebrate 40 years of The...

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English Pastoral: James Rebanks on the future of food.

Dan Saladino visits shepherd and writer James Rebanks whose farm in Cumbria spans three generations. What does can...

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Child Food Poverty: What next after the Government's U-turn on Free School Meals?

Last month, footballer Marcus Rashford wrote an open letter to MPs calling for them to continue funding free schools...

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The Kitchen Front: How wartime food strategies influenced our eating ethos

Making do, digging for victory, the hedgerow harvest, the garden front: food and farming was front and centre during...

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Joe Wicks: A Life Through Food, through lockdown

When Joe Wicks, the personal trainer, started making Instagram videos in his kitchen in 2014, he couldn't have...

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How food on film is the secret ingredient to storytelling

Leyla Kazim meets Bend it like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha, OBE to hear how she uses food to bring her films to...

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Julian Metcalfe: A Life Through Food

Slowly, the hospitality industry is easing itself out of lockdown: but the sector has been hard hit - particularly...

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Taking the Biscuit: How a long-life ration became the quintessential British comfort food

Biscuits aren’t just a classic accompaniment to a cuppa: they’re also somehow an edible comforter - very...

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