Nadiya Bakes (Season 1)
The Great British Baking Show's Nadiya Hussain presents a docu-series sharing her favourite recipes for baking cakes, pastries, and more. Hussain is one of the best food documentarians working at the moment, combining warmth and matter-of-factness. A great talent who is always worth watching.
MeatEater (Season 9 Part 2)
Here is the second half of the reality series about a man travelling and exploring the vast wilderness. For fans of the great outdoors and carnivores alike, it’s a great way to while away an evening, whether you're on lockdown or not.
Egg, Egg a Hardboiled Story
A son harbours rebellious desires against his tyrannical father, the owner of a peculiar factory making specialised tools from eggs. Not a food movie as such, but a quirky, surprising tale from Sweden that will lift the spirits.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
This underrated animation for Sony Pictures is a quirky food fantasy that would probably never be made today. When computer animators were beginning to realise a long-held ambition of being able to rival the traditional feature film studios, they were willing to take risks on out-there storylines. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is foolish and uplifting, and it totally stands up today.
André & His Olive Tree
André & His Olive Tree follows André Chiang, the Taiwanese chef (who became famous for his 'Octaphilosophy' approach to cooking) during the whole process of closing the famed restaurant André, from announcing his retirement to his team, to winding things down.
Julie & Julia
Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that this film changed the food world. With strong performances by Amy Adams and Meryl Streep it is also responsible for bringing the work of the iconic Julia Child to a new generation.
Korean Pork Belly Rhapsody - Season 1
An ode to Korean culinary traditions and the perennial favourite of pork belly. The story unfolds with an exploration of production and cooking methods.