Kew on a Plate

The world's most important centre of botanical expertise becomes the home of a new kitchen garden as chef Raymond Blanc and journalist Kate Humble take over Kew Gardens. On the site of Kew's original vast Georgian kitchen garden, they plant fruits and vegetables, cook the produce and explore the stories behind the ingredients -- from the excitement that met the arrival of the first pineapples in Europe to the broad beans that were smuggled from France in a pair of stockings during wartime.


Air Date: December 26, 2015 - 59:04
The end of the year at Kew is fast approaching, but some crops positively love the cold.
Air Date: December 26, 2015 - 59:11
It's autumn at Kew, and the vegetable garden is set to produce a bumper harvest.