The truth about asparagus

It’s packed with nutrients and some even claim it’s an aphrodisiac. Joanna Blythman explains why asparagus has such enduring appeal

Oz Clarke's pick of the best British vineyards

In an exclusive article for Countryfile Magazine, BBC wine expert Oz Clarke chooses six British vineyards that are transforming our landscapes and delighting our palates

A day in the life of a farmers' market

Louise Tickle spends a day at the Wirral Farmers' Market, which was crowned Best Farmers' Market in the BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards. Find out just what goes into a morning behind the stalls

Protecting our own

Clare Hargreaves investigates the growing movement to safeguard our regional food traditions and asks, why don't we care about our food heritage?

In Season - April

Clare Hargreaves chooses her pick of seasonal produce

Grow your own grub with BBC Dig In

Get free veg seeds with a new BBC campaign and start growing your own

The truth about rabbit

As food prices rise, rabbit is starting to be seen as a cheap and wholesome alternative to other meats. Joanna Blythman reveals why a revival is overdue

Taste Fermanagh

Jo Tinsley pays a gastronomic visit to Northern Ireland's hidden treasure

Pick of the best... Traditional flour mills

Making your own bread is a great way to save money during the recession. Where better to buy your flour than mills powered the eco-friendly way – by wind or water? Clare Hargreaves discovers eight of the best

The truth about spelt

Great for home baking, spelt is being hailed as a healthy and flavoursome alternative to wheat. Joanna Blythman investigates why
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