Diamond jubilee cuisine

  • 1 Carrie's cupcake inspiration for the Diamond Jubilee
    Do you remember when Carrie and Miranda chatted over a cupcake in an episode of Sex and the City? Well I do. Carrie, played by Sarah Jessica Parker was discussing with Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), her crush...

  • 2 Raspberry Cream Cupcakes
    Dish type: Dessert Makes 12 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes To decorate: 15 minutes You’ll need: 100 g (4 oz) soft margarine 100 g (4 oz) caster sugar 125 g (41/2...

  • 3 Coffee Vanilla Swirls Cupcakes
    Quick to make and fun to decorate – a great one to get the kids involved in. They keep well in an air tight container for 3-4 days. Dish type: Dessert Makes 14-16 You’ll need: For the...

  • 4 Blackforest cupcakes
    Remember those towering chocolate layer cakes served in posh hotels back in the 70s, this simplified cup cake version is just as delicious but much easier. Dish type: Dessert Makes 12 Preparation time:...

  • 5 Divine Rich Chocolate Cupcakes
    If you’ve never tried genuine cup cakes before, these are irresistible and sure to impress. The richness comes from all the dark chocolate; the soft moist crumb from the sour cream. You can leave...

  • 6 Go Jubilee crazy at Selfridges
    Everyone is in the spirit of the British fun to come this long weekend. Even Selfridges is getting involved, with the Big British Bang. The party, celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and...

  • 7 A regal tea party that really takes the biscuit
    One of the most mouth-watering events lined up for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend is the Big Lunch. And what better way to salute Her Majesty than with the quintessential Tea Party – complete...

  • 8 Lovely lavender biscuits by Miranda Gore Browne
    Ingredients: (Serves approx 18) 1 heaped tbsp Lavender flowers (no stalks) 175 g self-raising flour, sifted 50 g caster sugar pinch of salt 25 g semolina 130 g unsalted butter,...

  • 9 Roly Poly biscuits by Miranda Gore Browne
    Ingredients ( makes approx 18) 250 g plain flour ½ tsp baking powder 125 g caster sugar 125 g unsalted butter at room temperature Seeds from 1 vanilla pod 1 egg plus...

  • 10 Heston's Diamond Jubilee Strawberry Crumble Crunch
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 8 Ingredients: For the crumble: 50g golden caster sugar 65g ground almonds 50g plain flour Pinch of salt 50g essential Waitrose Unsalted Butter For the strawberry and rose...

  • 11 Heston's strawberry magic for Her Majesty
    British favourites are on the menu for the special picnic to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee on June 4. Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal together with royal chef Mark Flanagan have designed...

  • 12 Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb with Jewelled Rice Stuffing
    Ingredients (serves 6-8) 1 lean crown roast joint (16 cutlets), ask your butcher to prepare this for you Salt and freshly milled black pepper For the Jewelled Rice Stuffing 15ml/1tbsp...

  • 13 Mini Berry Pavlovas
    Ingredients (Makes 24) 3 medium egg whites 175 g (6 oz) golden or ordinary caster sugar 1 teaspoon cornflour 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar To decorate 6 tablespoons strawberry...

  • 14 James Ramsden's Warm Salad of Tenderstem with Quail Eggs and Bacon
    James says: “I’ve always found that Tenderstem broccoli and eggs go particularly well together. There’s something about the golden yolk oozing over the fresh green shoots that is irresistible....

  • 15 Be the queen of your castle with our three-course meal
    Windsor Castle plays host to one of the world's most high profile luncheons on Friday. As part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, crowned heads of state from around the globe will make their way...

  • 16 Brighten up your Big Lunch with Jubilee gin cocktails
    In recent years, gin has seen a real resurgence in popularity and it's no wonder with it's clean and fresh flavour. The Queen herself is known to enjoy a gin tipple every now and then which makes it the...

  • 17 Fit for a Queen: Delectable recipes for your festive gathering
    Leading up to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, we will be bringing you a veritable array of classic British dishes, along with modern and classic ones, every week for you to get cooking in June....

  • 18 Diamond Jubilee Sponge Cake
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 10 Ingredients: ½ tsp Bart Bristol Blend Five Peppercorns ½ tsp Bart Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp Bart Ground Ginger ¼ tsp Bart Ground Nutmeg 2 tsp Bart...

  • 19 Coronation Chicken
    Dish type: Main course Serves 6-8 This famous chicken recipe was created by Rosemary Hume, founder of Le Cordon Bleu cookery school, for the Queen’s coronation banquet in 1953. Originally called...

  • 20 Warm New Potato, Broad Bean And Chorizo Salad, With Garlic Mayonnaise
    Make the most of fresh British broad beans in this versatile salad that can also be served in single portions – perfect for that street party nibble! Dish type: Starter Serves: 8 Preparation...



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