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.
A special edition with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen looking at the history of kitchen designs and the designers who have influenced the most important space in our homes.
In a series looking at iconic food personalities, The Food Programme profiles the campaigning cheese expert Major Patrick Rance.
With Sheila Dillon. A look at Scotland's first ever national food policy.
Sheila Dillon looks at the life of Mario Cassandro, a man who re-invented the restaurant.
A global commodity, and now part of a food revival. Sheila Dillon on the wonders of yeast.
Sheila Dillon follows two schools as they attempt to transform the way their pupils eat.
Sheila Dillon finds out what goes into emergency foods destined for aid packages.
Sheila Dillon investigates the issue of harmful trans-fats in our food.
Sheila Dillon follows the River Nith from a hill farm down to the estuary; encountering rare breeds, tales of poaching, and an ancient Norse fishing tradition.
Food writer Tim Hayward investigates a new wave of food entrepreneurship.
Chef Sanjay Kumar travels to Italy to save the sardine.
Sheila Dillon looks at the National Trust's attempts to become a major food player.
Sheila Dillon looks at efforts to reclaim the burger as a gastronomic delight.
The Food Programme asks if the Great British food renaissance is over. With food prices rising and consumer confidence falling, has the UK's good food bubble burst? Sheila Dillon meets chefs, farmers, producers of meat and cheese and retail analysts to find out what shoppers are buying.
Sheila Dillon explores vinegars from around the world.