I commend everyone who can say ‘no’ to the tempting sugar bombs that are at most holiday gatherings this year. I, for one, tend to give in to temptation during the holidays. After all, in the spirit of giving, isn’t it okay to treat yourself too?
December is such a magical month! Many amazing chefs have shared some of their favorite recipes with me, and I’m thrilled to share them with you. I’ve put all the recipes in one place…right here…
This delicious silky, chocolate pie comes from my friend Royal Chef Darren McGrady. Darren not only worked for the Queen but also for Princess Diana and her boys up until her untimely death. He’s a wonderfully talented chef and a delightful man. I have a number of his recipes from his fabulous cookbook Eating Royally […]
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 […]
I’m saddened to hear that photos of Princess Diana’s tragic death are set to be released! Really, c’mon…what good do they serve! As a journalist for a number of years I’ve seen first hand the influence of ‘spin’, hype and exploitation of a headline for ratings, viewers, readers….whatever. This appears to be a sad attempt […]
Romance is in the air and all over the airwaves now that Prince William and ‘Kate’ are engaged. If you were planning perhaps the most celebrated wedding of the decade, what would you serve? I asked Royal Chef Darren McGrady what he would serve at the Royal Wedding.
Eating like royalty will certainly pack on the pounds… but wow, is it ever a lot of fun.
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 […]