Britain is not just a home – it is also a larder. Chef James Martin explores how the British Isles feeds its population and he’s doing it in a unique and revealing way: from the air. James, a pilot, takes to the skies to get an overview of how the British landscape and climate affect where, what and how it is farmed and fished.
From lush Devon pastures to the Lincolnshire Flatlands, heather-clad Highlands to deep Welsh valleys, the food produced is as diverse as the land that nurtures it and the weather that buffets it.
James journeys throughout the UK to explore how each region’s unique conditions impact on the flavour of local ingredients. After giving a bird’s-eye view of the agricultural landscape, James touches down to meet the people who work the land to find out why the regional produce is so distinctive and cooks amazing dishes in the great outdoors using the local ingredients.