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The power of poems to connect us to food

Getting people to engage with food and ideas for agricultural change can be really difficult -...

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A Bitter Taste?

Appetite suppressant, glucose control and inflammation antidote... The scientific research around...

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Love on a Plate

From warming aphrodisiacs in the early modern period, to date-night oysters and champagne or a...

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Destination Food

Many of us are travel looking for food experiences and we often want to eat something that is...

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How has a small island become the nation with the highest rate of obesity?

Sheila Dillon investigates what we can learn about food and public health from the extreme case...

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Haggis and Hosting: Celebrating Burns Night

In the dark nights of January, celebrating the work of poet Robert Burns by feasting, toasting...

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Eating for Two?

Jaega Wise is on a mission to find out what she should really be eating while pregnant - from...

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A Seaweed Revolution in the UK?

Seaweed farming could be a huge boon for the UK, restoring biodiversity, cleaning the sea and...

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New Year’s Eve Food Around the World

Join Leyla Kazim for a tour of New Year’s Eve food traditions around the world, from eating...

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Christmas with The Food Programme

Cooking at Christmas is so much more than just the main meal, so this year Sheila Dillon, and...

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Dark and stormy: A journey through rum

A refreshing mojito? Rum punch? Maybe just a simple rum and coke? Many of us might think no...

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Reflections on rum

Jaega Wise reflects on her findings and a few surprising moments during the making of this week's...

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Recipes for Long Life

Dan Buettner believes that "when a ritual lasts for hundreds of thousands of years, like prayer...

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The food books of 2023

Over a coffee in community arts space The Place in Newport, south Wales, The Food Programme...

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Food Under Siege in Gaza

Sheila Dillon looks at what the current conflict in Gaza has done to food supplies in one of the...

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Older Men Learning to Cook

Jimi Famurewa talks to men learning or rediscovering cooking later in life, maybe due to a change...

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Mezcal: A Beginners Guide

Dan Saladino explores the Mexican spirit mezcal and the diverse world of agave spirits. Contents...

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BBC Food and Farming Awards 2023: Second Course

Sheila Dillon presents more winners from the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2023, including who was...

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BBC Food and Farming Awards 2023: First Course

Join Sheila Dillon from the International Convention Centre Wales in Newport for the BBC Food and...

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Prescribing Fruit and Veg – A New Model for the NHS?

A pilot public health scheme in south east London is prescribing fresh fruit & veg to people with...

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