A History Of War And Peace In 4 Menus

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01The Battle Of Plassey20080817 (BBC7)
20080818 (BBC7)
20100726 (BBC7)

Leslie Forbes explores the beginning of the Raj and its culinary legacy with the help of some special guests and a lavish feast.

Leslie Forbes explores the beginning of the Raj and its culinary legacy.

02The Louisiana Purchase20080824 (BBC7)
20080825 (BBC7)
20100727 (BBC7)

Chris Bigsby and guests taste an historical feast and reflect on a treaty that changed the course of American history.

Chris Bigsby has an historical feast and discusses a treaty that changed American history.

03The Treaty Of Troyes20070902 (BBC7)
20070903 (BBC7)
20080831 (BBC7)
20080901 (BBC7)
20100728 (BBC7)

A re-creation of a medieval banquet at Hampton Court Palace.

Lisa Jardine and guests discover its significance for Henry V.

A medieval banquet at Hampton Court Palace.

Lisa Jardine discovers its significance.

Food.

Not an obvious way of looking at history, but as a medieval feast shows, it is significant where Henry V is concerned.

Not an obvious historical issue, but as a medieval feast shows, it is significant where Henry V is concerned.

Lisa Jardine and guests discovers its significance for Henry V.

04 LASTThe Feast In The Forest20070909 (BBC7)
20070910 (BBC7)
20080907 (BBC7)
20080908 (BBC7)
20100729 (BBC7)

Richard Cole goes to a yurt in Sevenoaks to learn about Genghis Khan and life in 13th century Mongolia.

Richard Cole learns about Genghis Khan and life in 13th century Mongolia.