• Sarah Ferguson reveals surprising foods that featured in Princess Eugenie and Jack's royal wedding

    Until now, few details have emerged about the food served by Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding in October. However, Eugenie’s proud mum Sarah Ferguson has revealed what dishes were served to guests at the couple’s third reception – a funfair-inspired party at Royal Lodge Windsor on Saturday 13 October – and the significant meaning behind each one. The newlyweds kept the wedding celebrations going over two days by inviting friends to join them for a third informal party, which had a number of fairground rides and stalls serving food from around the world. Sarah revealed to the Daily

  • You'll never believe what the Queen once found in her dinner at Buckingham Palace – or her reaction

    While the Queen has dedicated chefs on hand to provide her with the finest food at each of her royal residences, it appears even they’re prone to the occasional mishap. A new book compiled from the diaries and personal recollections of former royal servant Charles Oliver has revealed that Her Majesty once discovered a slug in one of her meals – and how she reacted to the unpleasant surprise. In the book, Dinner at Buckingham Palace, Charles shares details of a notebook that is given to the Queen and Prince Philip at each meal, where they can share any feedback

  • Prince Philip's favourite foods revealed – and try one of his signature recipes

    Just like his wife the Queen, Prince Philip is a keen foodie. As well as sharing his alternative recipe suggestions and favourite international dishes with kitchen staff at Buckingham Palace, it has emerged that the Duke of Edinburgh also enjoys experimenting with "good, simple cooking" at home, creating meals to share with his wife and their family. The new book Dinner at Buckingham Palace, which has been compiled from former royal footman Charles Oliver’s diaries and recipes, shares anecdotes about Philip’s passion for cooking and reveals his most ambitious dish was "snipe, which, after shooting it at Sandringham, he plucked,