Addicted to Netflix’s Crown? Well, intrigued by Queen Elizabeth II’s life and daily struggles. The British royalty’s lavishes are not restricted to just palaces, horses or trips to the exotic country land, they extend to scones, jams and just about everything. Here’s what the Primo British Monarch Eats On a Regular Day!
A former chef in the royal kitchens, Darren McGrady, spills the beans about the queen’s low-key preferences about food, unlike Prince Philip, who’s quite the foodie and enjoys his food diligently.
The queen has a pre-breakfast of biscuits and Earl Grey tea (no milk, no sugar) with her corgi before she formally sits down for a breakfast with the Duke of Edinburgh.They're served in the Queen's private first floor dining room at Buckingham Palace, where they pick from cereal, yoghurt and maple syrup. On most occasions, the queen has her toast and marmalade while browsing morning newspapers. When not choosing to have cereal, the Queen is served from Tupperware - as she believes it keeps the cereal fresher for longer.
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The queen enjoys a tipple before lunch. Her go-to cocktail is gin and Dubonnet with a slice of lemon, lots of cubes of ice in addition to a glass of wine with lunch. Lunch typically, is fish and vegetables such as Dover sole on a bed of wilted spinach.
Hi-tea is British tradition and neither does British royalty shy away from it. Her favorite tea cakes are honey and cream sponge, chocolate biscuit cake and ginger cake. The chocolate biscuit cake is so relish that Prince William had It served at his wedding too. Classic cucumber, smoked salmon, egg mayonnaise, and ham and mustard sandwiches top the list of sandwiches to go with her tea. The crusts are off them. Jam pennies are her favourites. These are small raspberry jam sandwiches cut out in the size and shape of an old English penny. And but of course, paid with her majesty’s favourite - Early grey tea.
Dinner usually consist of game animals or fish such as pheasant or venison from Sandringham or salmon from Balmoral. For something sweet on her tastebuds, she likes white peaches grown in the greenhouses at Windsor Castle or the strawberries grown at Balmoral, for pudding, as well as other fresh fruit. A dry martini and a glass of Champagne gives a clean finish to her day. Her favourite brands are Bollinger, Lanson and Krug and they all hold the prestigious royal warrant.