Many secrets surrounded the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton, but the groom’s cake is no longer ‘under wraps.’ This chocolate biscuit cake is a tea-time favorite of the Queen.
Chef Darren McGrady
Royal Chef Darren McGrady is the Maestro of this delicious dish. The Royal Roulade Yule Log–it has a colorful history. There is a custom that dates back to the 12th Century in England that on Christmas Eve an enormous log of freshly cut wood would be brought into the house. This was known as the “Yule Log”.
Prince William and Kate’s visit to the U.S. calls for an encore! I’ll admit I can’t get enough of watching the engaging, charming couple as they make their way across this continent. I’m hooked! The most popular recipe I’ve ever posted on Goodtaste.tv is Prince William’s groom’s cake. I had the distinct pleasure of working […]
This dessert is the ‘Royal’ version of Creme Brulee. Former Royal Chef Darren McGrady says this is a favorite of Prince William and Prince Harry. Click here to see my friend Chef McGrady preparing this delicious dessert. Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare the brulee. Whisk the yolks, sugar and vanilla together in […]
Royal Chef Darren McGrady not only worked for the queen for years but also for Princess Di and yes, Princes William and Harry. Watch as he creates a palace favorite—crème brulee or as the royals like to say ‘burnt cream’. Truly a dessert fit for a queen!
Also…details on how you could tour London, Windsor Castle and Paris with the Royal Chef.
Eating like royalty will certainly pack on the pounds… but wow, is it ever a lot of fun.
Princess Diana was quite a lady…mysterious at times, mischievous but down to earth and lots of fun. That’s what I hear from her former personal royal chef. I had the enormous pleasure of cooking with him recently and hearing more fun stories about the delightful princess.
Turns out the delightful, lithe Princess Diana had a little secret. When entertaining friends, her chef would prepare their food with all the good stuff… heavy cream, real sugar, eggs… BUT, he would prepare her version of the same dish with skim milk, sugar substitutes and such. That’s just one of the fun stories her […]