Summary: 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.
Lesley Steinitz explains the pioneering story of Bovril - a very beefy love affair. Presented by Sheila Dillon and produced in Bristol by Emma Weatherill.
The Californian chef and campaigner Alice Waters shares her food story with Sheila Dillon.
Comedian Stephen K Amos and food writers Catherine Phipps and Fiona Beckett join Sheila Dillon to review this year's best cook books.
Fenland celery has just received the same EU protection as champagne. Sheila Dillon investigates the longer term impact of PGI on Grimsby Traditional Smoked Fish.
The incredible story of one farmer who is trying to change the way we produce our food.
Sheila Dillon asks why no one has been prosecuted following on from the horsemeat scandal.
With an abundance of different restaurant reviews, Sheila Dillon asks who we can trust.
Cider: Britain's Most Misunderstood Drink? Drinks writer Pete Brown explains why bottles of cider should be on the UK's dinner tables.
Three decades ago Miles Warde worked on a hop farm in Herefordshire. Split shifts, tractors with lights, and when you weren't sleeping you'd be in the pub. Today that farm is now a vineyard, so the presenter began wondering what had happened to the great British hop. The first thing he discovered is that there are only sixty hop farmers left.
Sheila Dillon meets a new generation of cooks using slow and pressure cookers.
The School Food Plan, written by Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent, aims to increase take-up of school meals, improve the quality of food served and tackle student hunger and the early causes of health problems. Sheila Dillon investigates.
Myrtle and Darina Allen, revolutionised food in Ireland with their cooking. From pioneering restaurants to groundbreaking farmers' markets, Dan Saladino tells the story of food and Ballymaloe.
With an increasing number of us giving up alcohol, new bars are popping up across the country to provide an alternative to pub drinking. Presented by Hardeep Singh Kohli.
Can street food change the world? Richard Johnson looks at ideas being tried around the world, from food carts setting up in "food deserts" to night time food markets being set up to transform city life.
Tim Hayward meets the people taking ambitious food production into their own hands.