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Royal Recipes

Series 1

Episode 5: India and Empire

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Michael Buerk is joined by chef Paul Ainsworth to celebrate royal food inspired by the days of India and Empire. Using recipes that have been hidden in the royal archive for over a hundred years, Paul cooks up quail and potato curry, said to be a favourite of Queen Victoria.

Historian Dr Annie Gray visits Osborne House on the Isle of Wight where Queen Victoria, Empress of India, showcased her grand passion for the Raj, and even hired her own Indian chefs.

Plus Britain's first Indian Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar cooks a dish fit for an Indian president and a British queen. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Buerk
Participant:
Paul Ainsworth
Participant:
Annie Gray
Executive Producer:
Juliet Rice
Series Producer:
Kate Roberts
Production Manager:
Euan McRae
Production Company:
Spun Gold TV

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