Eric Lanlard and Michel Roux Jnr discuss Careme's influence on patisserie and how he became famous cooking for Napoleon, Tsar Alexander and the Prince Regent
Eric visits Versailles Palace to understand the roots of the French Revolution, and bakes revolution-themed cupcakes for a dinner party in Paris.
Eric examines the humble beginnings of Marie-Antoine Careme, who was abandoned as a child in Paris but ended up cooking for Napoleon.
Eric tells the story of Napoleon's grand wedding to an Austrian princess, and asks why Marie-Antoine Careme stormed out of the kitchen.
Eric visits the setting of Britain and Russia's victory celebration over Napoleon, in Champagne, where Marie-Antoine Careme cooked for the Tsar and Wellington.
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 Lanlard takes a tour of Vienna's famous coffee houses, finding out about the history of the famous café culture in this beautiful city.
Eric Lanlard visits the kitchens of the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, where the Prince Regent paid a fortune for Marie-Antoine Careme's services.
At the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Eric Lanlard learns about Marie-Antoine Careme's eventful stint cooking for Tsar Alexander, and how he ended up inventing dessert.
Eric Lanlard discovers how Marie-Antoine Careme ended his days cooking for the most powerful family in the world, the Rothschilds, and completing his now legendary cook books.