Royal Gardens On A Plate

February 2017
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Season 1 Episode 4 - Winter

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The end of the year at Kew is fast approaching, winter is setting in, but some crops positively love the cold and Raymond learns how brassicas cope in this frosty season. Kate visits Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank to discover the secret to the survival of our winter greens while Raymond cooks a nutrient-rich kale dish with sweet and sour pork.
January 2017
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Season 1 Episode 3 - Autumn

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It’s autumn at Kew and the vegetable garden is set to produce a bumper harvest. Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble grow some autumnal favourites and cook them up in the Kew kitchen. Kate finds out why the tomato was once considered to be a deadly poison, while Raymond makes the definitive tomato and onion salad.
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Season 1 Episode 2 - Summer

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Summer has arrived at Kew and everything in Raymond Blanc and Kate Humble's garden is blooming. Butterflies and bees abound and there are new crops to tend, harvest and cook with. Raymond must protect his carrot crop to ensure he has a good supply for his summer carrot stew. Kate goes on a search to find the wild carrot, the ancestor of today's cultivated carrots, and learns how this vegetable was once used as a potent medicine.
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Season 1 Episode 1 - Spring

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Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc, together with Kate Humble, has been given the unique opportunity to spend a year at the most famous botanical gardens at Kew to re-establish the long-lost kitchen gardens that once provided produce for the royal table from George II to Queen Victoria. Raymond learns about the infamous rhubarb triangle before harvesting his own to make his sublime version of rhubarb and custard.
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