Cook like a Royal and eat like a King. Secrets from the Palace kitchens.

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  • Royal Recipes: Great British Bounty

    Presenter Michael Buerk and chef Paul Ainsworth discover a favourite dish of a 14th century king. Dr Matt Green discovers the rich culinary history of the Queen Mother's childhood home, and chef Galton Blackiston recalls a dish he created for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

  • Royal Recipes: Childhood

    Food historian Dr Annie Gray visits the Swiss Cottage that Victoria and Albert built in the gardens of Osborne House so their nine children could learn to grow food as well as cook it, and there is a look at how the Queen developed a love of kippers as a child in Windsor Castle.

  • Royal Recipes: Afternoon Tea

    Michael Buerk is joined by chef Paul Ainsworth to look at food created for the Queen's favourite meal, afternoon tea. He also tries a recipe for Bath buns, which was discovered tucked into the recipe book of a Buckingham Palace kitchen maid in the early 20th century.

  • Royal Recipes: Party Food

    Chef Paul Ainsworth impresses presenter Michael Buerk with a dish from the Queen's 80th birthday dinner; former Royal chef Carolyn Robb recalls a special children's tea party and Dr Matt Green sips a Royal cocktail at London's Savoy Hotel.

  • Royal Recipes: Day At The Races

    Michael Buerk is joined by chef Anna Haugh at one of Britain's grandest stately homes, to showcase the food served up to the Royal Family when enjoying a day at the races. Anna starts with a mini mutton pie a la Windsor, first served at Royal Ascot in the 1930s to King George VI - and Royal comme...

  • Royal Recipes: Garden Parties and Picnics

    Paul sets up the barbecue in the grounds of a former royal palace to prepare gaelic steaks, said to be Prince Philip's signature barbecue dish. Historian Dr Annie Gray heads to Chiswick House in south west London, the location for some of the earliest royal garden parties, and she reveals just ho...

  • Royal Recipes: Coronation

    Cooking up a recipe that has remained hidden in the royal archive for more than a hundred years and creating a contemporary version of coronation chicken, historian Polly Russell meets the daughter of one of Britain's most famous cooks, and together they prepare recipes devised by Marguerite Patt...

  • Royal Recipes: Pies and Puddings

    Michael Buerk and chef Anna Haugh knock up a fastidious Queen's favourite pie, historian Dr Polly Russell goes to Gloucester to trace the history of an ancient Royal delicacy and chef Cyrus Todiwala puts a Royal twist on a classic British pudding. You may require a brisk stroll afterwards.