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No sushi please, we’re Japanese

Fans of BBC’s MasterChef will recognise the voice of Andrew Kojima, who made it to the final of the 2012 series. Half…

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Mouthful all weekend: The food festival

Ollie has chosen to wear a rather fashionable shirt for today’s show, which is apt because Sue wants to talk…

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A cheesy romance: British cheese and Polish vodka

Neal’s Yard Dairy has been a Covent Garden fixture and cheese champion for four decades, so it’s very exciting for…

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Walnuts: Good health in a nutshell

Sue, Ollie and Holly are going nuts in the studio this week – or rather, nuts about nuts. Unless you’re…

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You sexy thing: The aphrodisiac curry

From the beauty of the Lake District to the sensuous allure of Indian cuisine, we’ve certainly got a saucy show…

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From Russia (England) with love: Sugar-beet vodka

Kiron Phillips set up RK Vodka with his brother Zan to produce a sweeter vodka using British-grown sugarbeet rather than…

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The pressing topic of elderflowers

Ollie is wearing a noticeably flowery shirt to the studio this week, which may draw some amused comments from Sue,…

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Ooh la la! Le Cordon Bleu and producing eggs

Has France lost its place in the culinary world or is classic cooking still important? Research has shown that home…

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Meet the UK’s very own ‘Willy Wonka’

This week Sue and Ollie have got guests from both ends of the flavour spectrum: sweet chocolate and savoury noodles….

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Magic milk: Making vodka and farmhouse cheese

Jason Barber from Black Cow Vodka grew up on a farm and also has cheesemaking in his blood, but now…

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Black pudding and milkshake – an Irish history

The first mention of black pudding can be found way back in Homer’s Odyssey. The family business of our first…

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Born in the USA: What is American food all about?

Gin and pizza? Yes please! Craft gin isn’t so popular in the US yet, but they do like their food….

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Sugar and spice: Getting people back in the kitchen

It’s girls-only this week as the Food Talk Show focuses on getting people back in the kitchen with The Cooking…

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Seeds of change: Restaurants and plant-based diets

Plant-based diets are gaining momentum among consumers, so restaurateurs and food manufacturers are having to respond with more, tastier plant-based…

Practical Farming

Putting on a show: Tips for exhibiting food products

Trying to sell good food? How do you make the most of exhibiting at food fairs and exhibitions? How do…

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Rummaging in the UK’s store cupboards: Part 2

We’re back again with Sue and Ollie getting all serious, dissecting the annual Great British Chefs Survey with the help…