Earth Beat, 13 July 2012. A glutton’s delight! We’ve got manna from heaven, or at least, food from rooftops. We have a composer who’s made music from a pig and a nose-to-tail chef who will make something delicious from the rest of it. Moving to undelicious, how does raw pickled songbird grab you? We unwrap a Cypriot delicacy that is threatening a species.
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Chef Jamie Bissonnette has never done things by half measures.
He talks to host Marnie Chesterton about his passion for a whole carcass.
What do you get when you cross a woman with a vision for rooftop fruit and vegetable gardens, and a man who owns a supermarket with 450 square metres of flat roof?
A rooftop garden in London that sells what it grows in the supermarket below. Sells out, that is.
More: Food from the Sky.
What better to do with three acres (apart from sell it and make millions and retire massively prematurely) than to create what our next guest has spent the past two decades doing – building up a forest garden.
More: Martin is the author of Creating a Forest Garden.
Millions of tiny migrating birds fly over Cyprus every year.
Ten of thousands of them are trapped in large nets and eaten whole as an island delicacy, called ambelopoulia.
More: Birdlife Cyprus.