Food Programme


Provenance and pleasure, history and health - Radio 4's weekly look at food. Making sense of food, from the kitchen and canteen, to the farm and factory. We place food in its historical and cultural context; call to account policy makers and industry decision makers; and celebrate the sheer pleasure of good food.


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Title: Cookbooks of 2019

Cookbooks of 2019

December 8th, 2019

Pinch of Nom, Charred and East are among the titles up for discussion as Sheila Dillon and guests gather in Hay-on-Wye to review 2019's best cookbooks.… Go to Episode

Eating Animals Part 2: A Meat Q&A.

December 1st, 2019

Dan Saladino, Sheila Dillon and a range of experts ranging from climate scientists to beef producers answer your questions on meat eating and the future… Go to Episode

Eating Animals Part 1: The Future of Meat

November 24th, 2019

Dan Saladino finds out why tensions are running so high over animal vs plant based diets. In October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… Go to Episode

The Food Programme at 40: Looking Forward (Part II)

November 17th, 2019

Andi Oliver, Rick Stein and Yotam Ottolenghi join Sheila Dillon at the BBC Radio Theatre to celebrate 40 years of The Food Programme and ask what changes… Go to Episode