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Our podcasts are available on the FoodTalk and Great British Chefs websites and on iTunes, Spotify, PodBean, Stitcher, PlayerFM, TuneIn and the Podcast app, and sent to our syndicated radio stations on Thursday each week at 4pm. For 2018 there were 77,000 podcast downloads and 65,000 listeners per week via syndicated radio stations across the UK, in California, Michigan and Malta. We have combined 104,800 Twitter followers and 218,000 Facebook fans via FoodTalk, Speciality Food and Great British Chefs. For enquiries about featuring on the show, please contact hello@foodtalk.co.uk.

Food Files

Hot young chefs give their 2020 food predictions

Ollie and Sue meet a MasterChef finalist and a Future Food Award winner to talk about their careers and food…

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Sparkling wine: English v French vineyards

Charlie Holland from Gusbourne Estate in Kent has brought in to the studio some of the estate’s fantastic sparkling wine…

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Legend of the airwaves: Sheila Dillon in conversation

Sue Nelson is joined by legendary food journalist, Sheila Dillon, who has been presenting BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme for over…

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Booze-free beer anyone?

It’s just two weeks to go until Christmas and Sue, Ollie and Holly are getting into the festive spirit. There’s…

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Snail caviar and rice ‘honey’ – is this the future of food?

This week’s show is a very special edition because we’re meeting not one, not two, but three category winners at…

The Big Issues

Is 3D printing the future of food and nutrition?

From space age food to hot new talent, we’re looking at the flavours of the future. There’s a packed studio…

Food Files

Meet the cordial maker saving fruit from landfill

Until fairly recently, cordial had a bit of an underwhelming reputation. But if you associate it with elderly ladies or…

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The ‘Gousto’ life – an alternative to supermarket waste?

Ultra convenience and almost zero food waste – the food solution that has supermarkets on the run… After presenting The…

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Let’s do the shuffle with the Truffle Hunter

Will trying truffles in lots of different forms finally win Ollie over? The team are busting myths and testing preconceptions…

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Being ‘head of beer’ and growing wasabi in England

Oriental flavours and American beers are set to blow the team’s socks off. First, we meet the person with probably…

Food Files

Keep your gin up – secrets from the distillery

There’s a serious challenge in store for Sue and Ollie this week, as the FoodTalk studio becomes a full-blown gin…

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Italian liqueur and Brits’ ecological values – The Food Talk Show

This week, it’s an Italian liqueur that’s tempting our intrepid twosome. Italicus is a sour treat based on bergamot that…

Food Files

Pick the bones out of that – bringing back broth

Hands up if you had a granny who made the most incredible soup that could cure any childhood ailment? Recipes…

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You’ve got to be kidding: The rise of fermented milk kefir

What is a microbiome? What damages it and what can we do to reverse that damage? How can you tell…

Food Files

The Food Talk Show gets stuck into gin and sarnies

This week’s show starts on a sad note as it’s Kumud Ghandi’s last appearance as guest presenter. But what a…

Food Files

Crazy for Kent: Food from the ‘Garden of England’

Sue’s adopted home of Kent is the focus of this week’s show, with two great guests who share her passion…