What to Eat Now
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|What to Eat Now|
|Presented by||Valentine Warner|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Optomen TV|
|Original channel||BBC Two|
|Original run||15 September 2008– present|
The series has covered autumnal foods, both meats such as rabbit and pigeon, and fruits and vegetables and fungi, including apples, pears, pumpkins, chicory, beetroot and truffle as part of the series.
The programme was first broadcast on 15 September 2008.
In looking at apples, the show visited Benedictine monks, and talked about how they could find the best apples to make a dish called "apple charlotte".
In looking at beetroot, the show visited a farmer who practiced biodynamic farming, believing that the phases of the moon could affect plant growth.
A second series was broadcast in 2009.
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- Episode 6 : The final edition of the programme's first series featured Warner describing a modern version of the Cornish pasty involving mussels, which he calls "mussel empanada" (Radio Times, 18–24 October 2008,p78).
The programme broadcast on 13 July 2009 dealt with food to take to a picnic.
A DVD of the first series is now available, distributed by Acorn Media UK.
- Morwenna Ferrier (15 September 2008). "Valentine Warner picks his own". guardian.co.uk. Guardian.
- Warner, V. (2008). In "Living" section of "Radio Times", 27 September – 3 October, p24