The latest Food & Drink Show is all about community, sharing and tasty foods made with love. Fay McStrong introduced us to the flavoursome pick and mix sausage rolls available from This Little Piggy at the Open Market Brighton, new Food Tours in Brighton open up a wealth of treats, and coffee shops in the UK unite through coffee tastings for a worthy cause. Presenter Karen Morton goes behind the scenes with The Real Junk Food Project looking at how supermarket 'waste food' can be turned into a banquet bringing a community together to lunch daily on a pay as you feel basis, feeding the homeless who need nourishing food and saving the planet into the bargain. Plenty of Food for Thought.
Take one glass and either add freshly prepared juice packed with goodness from organic fruit and vegetables ordered online and delivered to your door or get your Growler out and pour yourself a local brew from one of the finest Craft Beer Houses - Bison Beer. Tasting and fab facts of activities for you to join in, places to visit and glasses of deliciousness for you to try whilst on a visit to Brighton.
Karen Morton traces our meat locally from field to plate by visiting Saddlescombe Farm and hearing all about farming in Sussex, opportunities to volunteer to preserve the countryside and how to order the very best of meat direct from the farm. Kicking off the wellies, Richard Harris from St Andrew's Old Church Hove joins Karen in the studio to talk about a volunteer led project that sees Churches in Brighton & Hove providing supper,full English Breakfast and a warm bed and friendly hosts to some of the city's homeless
over the winter months. Find out how it works, how to volunteer or donate food and clothing. It might be you get inspiration for your community.
Karen Morton and team explore the science of taste with a visit to The British Museum of Food, Borough Market, London; methods of cooking turkey with Keiran, master chef at the Windmill Pub Brighton; spicing up Brighton Gin with unique flavours with Kathy Caton and Sara McClelland investigates what music does to our enjoyment of chocolate - you too can join in the grand experiment!
Join Karen Morton and Friends Getting ready for Christmas entertaining with homemade plum pudding, Christmas Cocktails with Brighton Gin Company and something unique to Brighton - the Advent Beach Hut Calendar serving mulled wine and mince pies through out December on the sea front.