Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom: What are her favorite side dishes for turkey at Christmas dinner – Market Research Telecast
December 20, 2021
There are very few days until the Christmas And all over the world you can already enjoy the decoration, the presence of Santa Claus, the tree and planning how the dinner will be. All these activities are not unrelated to the British royal family, where the queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom It has a traditional menu for all the years and where the turkey is the main star, how do they enjoy it at Sandringham, the luxurious Norfolk country house where they gather?
Before December 24, the monarch leaves Windsor Castle and goes to the property where she awaits the arrival of her closest relatives and guests. This will be the first Christmas Eve that the mother of Carlos de Gales will face without the presence of her husband Felipe de Edimburgo, who died at the age of 99 on April 9.
On this special date, the queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Not only does she wear up to seven different outfits, but she exchanges joke and cheap gifts with members of the British royal family and also gathers for the traditional six-course dinner that is pre-approved by her.
At Sandringham they prepare three turkeys stuffed with chestnuts or sage and onion, bathed in bread and cranberry sauce. To accompany it is served mashed potatoes, gourmet cheese, bacon and a Christmas pudding with brandy sauce. Plus, there are veggies like Brussels sprouts, carrots, and roasted parsnips.
These facts about Queen Elizabeth II’s Christmas menu, which is “The same food every year”, were revealed by former royal chef Darren McGrandy, who worked at London’s Savoy Hotel and cooked for the British royal family for 15 years.
In addition, the man who also cooked for Princess Diana of Wales confessed that the monarch does not dine in the company of the little ones. “The children’s place was the nursery and the nanny took care of them”, he specified. Another piece of information that he revealed, according to ‘MyLondon’ is that “After afternoon tea, they open the presents on Christmas Eve, as is the German tradition”.
By December 25, everyone gathers for the traditional mass in the Sainte-Marie-Madeleine church and then they enjoy a lunch of sausages, bacon, eggs and other stews.
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