‘Bia Dúchais’ is a new and unique six part series by Marmalade Films for TG4 which explores our rich Irish culinary heritage. Choosing six of our nations best-loved staples; Pork, the Potato, Salmon, Grains, Honey and Cheese, ‘Bia Dúchais’ traces how each of these foods have run the gauntlet for over a thousand years to remain staples in our kitchen cupboard until this day. Programme by programme, visually arresting original footage, archive and animation brings the story of our Irish culinary heritage and food history to life. Historians, artisan producers, food lovers, chefs and the foods themselves contribute to tell the captivating, personal story of each food.

Bia Dúchais was first broadcast on TG4 in April 2013.

See the entire first series of Bia Dúchais here vimeo.com/album/2297594

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