5 episodes

Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits that might change the way we think about food, cooking and eating. An expert panel answers audience questions.

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Jay Rayner hosts a culinary panel show packed full of tasty titbits that might change the way we think about food, cooking and eating. An expert panel answers audience questions.

    Bakewell

    Bakewell

    Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from Bakewell. Dr Annie Gray, Nisha Katona, Rob Owen-Brown and Jordan Bourke answer the audience's questions.

    This week, the panellists have recipe suggestions for ground almonds in savoury dishes, discuss the use of sage and debate the right way to poach an egg.

    They are joined by local food producers Stephen Craig and Alan Salt. Stephen brings along some Bakewell pudding from the Old Original Bakewell Pudding shop and explains the difference between the pudding and the tart, while Alan from the Hartington Creamery is armed with Dovedale, Stilton and the first Sage Derby cheese made in Derbyshire for 60 years.

    Producer: Hannah Newton
    Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone

    Food Consultant: Anna Colquhoun

    A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

    • 35 min
    Northampton

    Northampton

    Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from Northampton, with Rachel McCormack, Andi Oliver, Rob Owen-Brown and Dr Annie Gray.

    Together, they answer questions on left over pork, the use of basil in cooking and savoury choux pastry.

    The panellists are joined by two local food producers - James Dix of MicroGreener who talks about micro-greens, and Dean Hoddle, Head Chef at the Silverstone Circuit, who discusses a local delicacy, Ock n Dough.

    Producer: Laurence Bassett
    Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra

    Food Consultant: Anna Colquhoun

    A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

    • 31 min
    Devizes

    Devizes

    Jay Rayner and the team are in Devizes. Dr Zoe Laughlin, Tim Hayward, Jeremy Pang and Sophie Wright answer the hungry audience's questions.

    This week, the panellists discuss how to make the perfect falafel, come up with ideas for livening up tired lunch boxes, and talk about pineapple - asking the big question, is it acceptable to put pineapple on a pizza?

    And alongside the questions, we hear from local food producers Jessica Shepherd of Take a Bao and Guy Tullberg from Tracklements, who talks about mustard.

    Producer: Hannah Newton
    Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra

    Food Consultant: Anna Colquhuon

    A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

    • 33 min
    Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel show from Edinburgh. Sue Lawrence, Paula McIntyre, Tim Anderson and Prof Barry Smith answer the audience's questions.

    On the menu this week we have kale (or should we say kail), a discussion on the microwave's place in the kitchen and recipe suggestions for turning a sprout hater into a sprout lover.

    Jonathan Trew from Eat Walk Edinburgh Food Tours tells the fascinating history of oysters and their importance in Edinburgh - both for the people and the buildings.

    Producer: Laurence Bassett
    Assistant Producer: Jemima Rathbone

    Food Consultant: Anna Colquhoun

    A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

    • 36 min
    Ludlow

    Ludlow

    Jay Rayner and his culinary panel are in Ludlow. Andi Oliver, Tim Anderson, Sue Lawrence and Polly Russell answer questions from the audience.

    This week, the panellists discuss Christmas leftovers reinvented as pies, the perfect canapé and cooking with beer. They also meet Jon Saxon of Dog Hangs Well pub to discuss parlour pubs, and Andrew from Andrew Francis butchers to find out about the Ludlow sausage trail.

    Producer: Hannah Newton
    Assistant Producer: Rosie Merotra

    Food Consultant: Anna Colquhoun

    A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

Ipadlurch ,

Very informative and funny

Series started out a bit dull, but quickly picked up when the panel got comfortable with the format. Love the sharp wit and humor that shoots from one person to the next.

Allolex ,

Truly entertaining

Panel shows can be dull, but this one isn't. Rayner does well at keeping things moving and interesting. I hope there are more episodes in the works!!

JustWalker ,

Fun and helpful

I love the humor and the tips. This is on its way to becoming one of my favorite podcasts.

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