Glamour Puds - Series 2
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Master Patissier, Eric Lanlard travels to France, Austria and Russia to examine the legacy of Marie-Antoine Careme, the world's first celebrity chef, and, of course, to make some sumptuous desserts.
S02E01 - Who Was Careme? (1st March 2010)
Eric examines the legacy of Marie-Antoine Careme, the world's first celebrity chef. Eric visits Michel Roux Jr at his Michelin-starred restaurant Le Gavroche. They discuss Careme's influence on patisserie and how he became famous cooking for Napoleon, Tsar Alexander and the Prince Regent. Eric cooks Michel a traditional Careme dessert, hoping Michel will put it on the specials for dinner that night. Eric then re-creates five incredible Careme-style edible centre-pieces, decorated with petit fours, for a dinner party in London. Recipes on the show include a chocolate fondant with orange sauce, and Vacherine Glace, a frozen meringue with cream, ice cream, and berries.
S02E02 - French Revolution (2nd March 2010)
Renowned patisserie chef Eric Lanlard visits the spectacular Versailles Palace, meeting historian Lisa Hilton to understand the roots of the French Revolution, and the role the Bourbon Monarchy played in their own downfall; before baking revolution-themed cupcakes for a dinner party in Paris. Recipes on the show include the king's cake, a pastry that celebrates Twelfth Night in France, and the matches cake, a Careme invention: individual cakes using puff pastry, royal icing and creme mousseline.
S02E03 - The Rise of the Celebrity Chef (3rd March 2010)
Renowned patisserie chef Eric Lanlard examines the humble beginnings of original celebrity chef Marie-Antoine Careme, who was abandoned as a child in Paris during the revolution. But as the political landscape changed, and the birth of the restaurant changed the way Europeans ate, Careme found himself cooking for Napoleon. Eric visits the stunning Valencay Palace in the Loire Valley, which was once home to Napoleon's diplomatic mastermind, Prince Talleyrand. Eric cooks a seasonal sweet pumpkin pie in the amazing historic kitchens, and creates a macaroon tower, and caged apples in a zabaglione sauce.
S02E04 - Napoleon's Wedding (4th March 2010)
Renowned patisserie chef Eric Lanlard visits the picturesque Compiegne Palace in northern France, to tell the story of why Napoleon left Josephine and married an Austrian princess. Eric relives their grand wedding day with historian Peter Hicks, and finds out why Careme stormed out of the kitchen. Eric cooks his own stunning wedding cake for a lucky couple planning their wedding in Brighton. Featured recipes include a two-tiered chocolate cake that you can make for your own celebration, and Gateaux Mont Blanc, individual meringues with chestnut cream.
S02E05 - The Russians are Coming (5th March 2010)
The Napoleonic wars almost crushed Europe, but Britain and Russia had the last laugh when Paris fell. Renowned patisserie chef Eric Lanlard visits the setting of the great victory celebration in Champagne. It was here that Careme cooked for the Tsar, Wellington and hundreds of their generals, and where the Russians stole much of the champagne houses' stock! Eric takes a tour of the region and cooks a Champagne-inspired dish for the tasting of the new vintage. Other recipes featured on the show include a dish Careme made for the Russians, pudding diplomat, and a visually stunning fruit terrine.
S02E06 - The Congress of Vienna (8th March 2010)
Joined by historian Kate Williams, Eric Lanlard learns about Marie-Antoine Careme's role in the Congress of Vienna, where he cooked for the most influential politicians and aristocrats of the time. Eric cooks petit fours at the stunning Art History Museum of Vienna for 150 influential guests, and cooks a rum baba and orange souffles presented in their own skins.
S02E07 - Vienna and the Spoils of War (9th March 2010)
Eric Lanlard takes a tour of Vienna's famous coffee houses, finding out about the history of the famous cafe culture in this beautiful city. Coffee and croissants were introduced to Europe when the Ottomans tried to invade Vienna. Eric tackles another famous Viennese dish, the sacher torte. He also cooks a pink champagne Charlotte and a beautifully presented pear blancmange with spices.
S02E08 - Regency Britain (10th March 2010)
Eric Lanlard hears how the British came to love French food again after the victory over Napoleon at Waterloo. Eric visits the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, where the Prince Regent paid a fortune for Marie-Antoine Careme's services. Eric visits the restored kitchens, the best equipped in Europe at the time, and discovers that the world's first celebrity chef and the Prince did not see eye to eye. Eric cooks a delicious creamy dessert with pralines and hazelnuts, and a chocolate and apple tart.
S02E09 - Careme in Russia (11th March 2010)
Eric Lanlard travels to St Petersburg, cooking a chocolate Faberge egg to pay the captain for his passage. At the amazing Winter Palace, he learns about Marie-Antoine Careme's eventful stint trying to cook for Tsar Alexander, why he was suspected of being a spy, and how he ended up inventing the third course, the dessert. Eric also cooks the easiest souffle in the world, and the French classic floating island.
S02E10 - Careme's Legacy (12th march 2010)
Eric Lanlard discovers how Marie-Antoine Careme ended his days cooking for the most powerful family in the world, the Rothschilds. He completed his now legendary cook books, and Eric discovers his legacy in the patisseries of Paris. Recipes in this episode include French classics inspired by the great man, the religious cake, and petit fours.
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Glamour Puds - Series 2