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  • 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: 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: Holidays and Travel

    On today’s show, presenter Michael Buerk and chef Anna Haugh fire up the barbecue to cook a favourite dish of Princess Anne. Dr Annie Gray explores the history of ice cream, once the exclusive preserve of kings, and former royal chef Des Sweeney relives his time in the kitchens at Balmoral Castle.

  • Royal Recipes: Festivals

    Presenter Michael Buerk and chef Anna Haugh recreate a 16th century savoury tart, with which a Tudor king broke his Lenten fast. Dr Annie Gray visits the Isle of Wight to discover how much our modern Christmas owes to Queen Victoria, and chef Dipna Anand cooks a Diwali sweet that impressed the he...