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  1. English and Welsh Wine

    English and Welsh wines are on the up and up, as Sheila Dillon investigates.

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2014

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  2. Salad leaves

    Dan Saladino reports on the increasingly complex world of the simplest of food, the salad.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2014

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  3. Food in Opera

    Sheila Dillon hears how music and food have influenced each other over the past 400 years.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

  4. Food and the Curriculum

    Stefan Gates talks to teachers, kids and cooks about food and the curriculum.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2014

  5. Mexican cooking and the food adventures of Diana Kennedy

    Dan Saladino meets a world authority on the food of Mexico, British-born Diana Kennedy.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2014

  6. Sweeteners: The answer to our sugar cravings?

    Could sweeteners be the way for us to cut down on sugar but keep eating sweet treats?

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2014

  7. US Southern cooking and chef Sean Brock

    Richard Johnson's award-winning travels through the American south to meet chef Sean Brock

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

  8. Holy Food

    Tim Hayward looks at the tradition of monastic food production.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

  9. Knives

    Sheila Dillon takes a look at that most coveted of kitchen tools: the knife.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

  10. Wild Booze

    Writer Andy Hamilton leads a wild journey foraging for plants to make incredible drinks.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2014

  11. Fish Farming

    Sheila Dillon on the huge rise in farmed fish and the people trying to make it sustainable

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

  12. Ken Hom 2 (of 2) - Politics, influence and the future

    Sheila Dillon talks to Ken Hom about his extraordinary life through food. Part two of two.

    First broadcast: 12 May 2014

  13. Ken Hom 1 (of 2) - The Early Years

    Sheila Dillon talks to Ken Hom about his extraordinary life through food. Part one of two.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2014

  14. Behind the Scenes at BBC Food and Farming Awards 2014

    The story behind the Food and Farming Awards 2014.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2014

  15. Plantains and pleasure; Jamaican food in the UK

    Tim Hayward on the evolution of Jamaican food in the UK with chefs and cooks in Bristol.

    First broadcast: 27 Apr 2014

  16. A Tribute to Derek Cooper

    A special tribute to the late Derek Cooper who started the food programme back in 1979.

    First broadcast: 20 Apr 2014

  17. Food in Northern Ireland: A Golden Era?

    Sheila Dillon meets Northern Ireland's chefs and producers leading a food renaissance.

    First broadcast: 13 Apr 2014

  18. Raw Milk

    Sheila Dillon looks at the controversial subject of raw milk.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

  19. Wild Beer

    Dan Saladino meets the brewers transforming the flavours and styles of British beer.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2014

  20. Micro-Bakeries

    The rise & rise of the micro-bakery. How home baked bread became a business opportunity.

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2014

  21. Hospital Food

    Sheila Dillon investigates the government's latest plans to improve food in the NHS.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2014

  22. BBC Food & Farming Awards: Meet the Finalists

    A rundown of who has made it through to the final stage of the BBC Food and Farming Awards

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2014

  23. A Renaissance for Butchers?

    Did the horsemeat scandal really did halt the decline of the high street butchers?

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2014

  24. The Future of Fairtrade

    Matthew Hill reports on the future of Fairtrade as the label marks its 20th anniversary.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2014

  25. Really Wild Food

    From krill burgers to goat's blood, the intriguing diet of the BBC Natural History Unit.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2014

  26. Claudia Roden: A Life Through Food

    Claudia Roden talks about her life, cooking and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2014

  27. Britain and the Ready Meal

    The ready meal after horsemeat, why it was good news for chilled but a problem for frozen.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2014

  28. Greek Yogurt: a global love affair

    Sheila Dillon finds out why humble Greek yogurt triggered a worldwide food craze.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2014

  29. Food and the Future of Pubs

    Sheila Dillon hears the latest on the role of food in the future of the British pub.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2014

  30. Three inspirational cooks

    Sheila Dillon revisits the inspirational caterers from the BBC Food and Farming Awards.

    First broadcast: 12 Jan 2014

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