Food and drink documentaries

Whether you are interested in going out for fine dining or entertaining friends at home, BBC Select has some food and drink documentaries that cater to all tastes. Join Nigella Lawson for an Italian-inspired Christmas at home or venture to France with Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders on a champagne booze cruise. Sign up for BBC Select in the US or Canada today to get those taste buds singing.

Nigellissima Christmas: An Italian Inspired Christmas

Watch Nigellissima Christmas: An Italian Inspired Christmas on BBC Select

Nigella Lawson and BBC Select are throwing an Italian-themed Christmas party and you’re all invited! For inspiration, Nigella travels to Venice.

Armed with recipe and party ideas for her festive feast, Nigella conjures up a tasty Christmas buffet menu.

There are cocktails, parmesan shortbreads, panettone stuffing squares, turkey stuffed with Italian sausage and much more.


The World’s Most Luxurious Holidays

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Experience the world’s most luxurious vacation destinations, escape everyday life and live like a VIP with this new travel show from BBC Select. Explores amazing luxury hotels, VIP villas and private island resorts that you won’t find in the brochures and each with eye-watering price tags. See some of the world’s most desirable vacation spots such as the Grand Riad at the Royal Mansour in Marrakesh. See where the billionaires holiday, the celebrities share selfies and where you always get the ultimate 5 star treatment.


Watch Nigellisima on BBC Select

Bring incredible Italian cuisine into the kitchen and using everyday ingredients with Nigellissima. This Italian cooking series sees the celebrated chef share her passion for pasta, puddings and more. Recreate these easy to follow Nigella Lawson recipes and bring delicious Italian dishes to the plate.

Jennifer & Joanna: Absolutely Champers

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Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders are two of Britain’s best-loved comedy icons. In classic sit-com Absolutely Fabulous, their alter egos loved nothing more than cracking open a bottle of bubbly. Now, Joanna and Jennifer are reuniting as BBC Select joins them for a road trip to France’s Champagne region. But will Eddie and Patsy finally discover how the bubbles get into their ‘Bolly’, sweetie?

Apocalypse Cow: How Meat Killed The Planet

Many have changed their habits to help save the planet but could changing our diets make the biggest difference? In this climate change documentary, environmental campaigner George Monbiot investigates how our eating habits, especially meat, could impact the future of the planet.

This show is not currently available on BBC Select but browse through the previous titles for more Food and drink documentaries available to stream on BBC Select.