Exquisite Cuisine Season

Exquisite Cuisine Season

Exquisite Cuisine Season


The Exquisite Cuisine Season on BBC Four serves up a mouth-watering season of programmes that search for perfection in food.

Programmes in the season


Bread: A Loaf Affair. The story of the rise of the popular loaf and how it has shaped the way we eat in Britain.
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Carluccio and The Leopard. Antonio Carluccio travels to Sicily to discover more about Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel The Leopard.
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Christina: A Medieval Life. Michael Wood traces the story of a real-life peasant of 14th-century Hertfordshire.
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Clarissa and the King's Cookbook. Clarissa Dickson Wright tracks down Britain's oldest cookbook and traces its influence.
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Fast Food Nation. Film in which a fast food marketing executive takes an eye-opening trip around Middle America.
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Fat Man in a White Hat. New Yorker magazine writer Bill Buford dons a white hat and works in a series of French kitchens to investigate whether French food is all it's cracked up to be.
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Fear of Fanny. Dramatisation of Fanny Cradock's career, based on interviews with her friends and family, revealing the private vulnerability behind her tart public persona.
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France on a Plate. A gastronomic tour through French history, from Versailles through to ethnic fusion food.
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Hannah Glasse: The First Domestic Goddess. Clarissa Dickson Wright presents a profile of the author of The Art of Cookery, the best-selling cookery book of the 18th century.
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In Search of the Perfect Loaf. Documentary which follows Tom Herbert's efforts to bake a prize-winning loaf of bread.
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Kings of Pastry. Documentary chronicling the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France pastry chef competition.
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The Man Who Ate Everything. Andrew Graham-Dixon presents a profile of the influential food writer Alan Davidson.


About the season

IN BRIEF


Exquisite Cuisine is a season of documentaries originally broadcast on BBC Four.

CHANNELS

BBC Four

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