Hosted by Karen Morton, The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink show celebrates the very best of the city's epicurean and quaffable delights. With a focus on small independent businesses, food festivals and other culinary events, every month you'll get to meet some of the people behind the food and drink.
The Food & Drink Show July 2022
We are in mid Summer flow and there is nothing nicer than making the most of fresh in season produce. Fish and seafood lead the way in this episode with top award winning chefs from Isaacs At in Brighton England to as far as Louisiana USA wetting our appetite for some fishy delights. Food and Drink Writer Andy Lynes gives us some ideas for how to make the most of eating out when our wallets are stretched in this current economic climate. If you enjoy what you hear please like, share or become a subscriber. The show is presented and produced by Karen Shields Morton and is a Tasty Radio Production for Radio Reverb 97.2 FM or visit www.radioreverb.com.
The Food and Drink Show December 2021 Wine Cheese and Chocolate Treats
This is the time of year when its all about treats. Quality over quantity and even better making sustainable choices and supporting small producers.The British play safe and buy wines by the label that says Pino Grigio or Merlot without really understanding how wine is made drinking the same wine year in year out afraid to waste money on other wines that might equally bring quaffable delights to the palette. In this episode of the Food and Drink Show Karen Shields Morton shines the light on Sussex producers and retailers of fine food and drink. Mouth watering handmade chocolates going behind the scenes to understand how flavours are brought to life with the Brighton Cocao Company; a lesson in choosing wines with Seven Cellars and upping your game on cheese selection such as brie with a twist brought to your table by The Cheese Man. Lots of stories, insights and jolly great advice to help you be brave and try something a little bit different with confidence. Ready for some mouth w...
Tarts Taste Buds and Summer indulgence with Karen Morton on the Food and Drink Show
There is nothing nicer than enjoying a little tart as a treat and even better when it can be enjoyed by the sea. Join Karen Morton as she explores the city of Brighton and Hove to learn about cook books that transport you to Italy and other Summer style reads as recommended by Julie Haylett owner of one of the two book shops dedicated to food in the UK. Karen has a wonderful time in the class room with Daniel Wade taking a taste test as part of a new initiative for primary school children in an effort to tackle the alarming rise in obesity in children. Award winning chef Steve Edwards talks about a new and exciting version of his restaurant Etch opening in September. And Karen cycles along the beach to immerse herself in the atmosphere of an exciting new food hall. Its Summer in the city and food for thought. Enjoy!
The Food and Drink Show June 2021 Real Ale and Picnic Pie
Nothing quite beats a drive into the Sussex countryside with the promise of real ale and plenty of it at the end of my journey. I am quite envious of the passion and dedication that has inspired an incredible operation that is known as Hepworth Brewery. 'Look after the planet its the only one with beer' says Andy Hepworth the Founding member of this incredibly sustainable brewery. And as for the ale .... join me Karen Morton on the taste test and get to know some hot new 'light' ales as well as hearty traditional originals. Paul Couchman otherwise known as the Regency Cook takes us back to picnic foods that could be found on lazy days on Jane Austins lawn. Anyone for pie and ale? Step this way! Please subscribe, like, share and get in touch to tell us your food stories.
The Food & Drink Show Radio Reverb May 2021
Its Summer! To celebrate we are talking about what makes a great picnic? What do the British pack in their basket and some new innovative ideas come from Joanna Hunter founder of the award winning Piglets Pantry. Now that we can eat out eating in - hurrah! We are showcasing a brand new venue that will spice things up in Brighton called Burnt Orange which has an exciting twist. This programme is a Tasty Radio Production produced for Radio Reverb and sponsored by Brighton Gin.
The Food and Drink Show April 2021
Karen pays a visit to The Talbot in Cuckfield Sussex to see how a pub and restaurant expanded their business during Covid to delight the local community and beyond proving that if you have a passion for food creativity knows no bounds.
Fantastic Local Food Programme!
Love Karen’s style. She sounds so friendly. Didn’t know the history of Donatello’s. It was great to hear about those behind it.