The former royal chef to TRH The Prince & Princess of Wales, Prince William, and Prince Harry shares 50 of her best-loved Christmas recipes, set against a backdrop of historical royal Christmas traditions.
Some of Britain’s best-loved Christmas traditions are brought to life in this colourful collection of recipes. Former royal chef Carolyn Robb presents 50 festive ideas that will inspire cooks and ‘lovers-of-Christmas’, of all ages. Set against a backdrop of historical royal traditions and 8 splendid palaces, the recipes in this book offer an authentic, yet contemporary, taste of the timeless tradition of a British Christmas; featuring everything from a Gingerbread Village to Bramble Vodka, Blue Cheese and Walnut Biscuits to Tomato and Sweet Red Pepper Relish.
ROYAL INSIDER: Carolyn Robb served as a personal chef to the Royal Family for 13 years, creating everything from intimate family meals to formal events.
50 RECIPES: This collection includes something for everyone including a breakfast menu fit for a King, magical edible creations for children and even Christmas preserves.
INSPIRING IMAGES: Filled with beautiful food photography and inspiration for creating a festive feast fit for a Queen!
PALACE TOUR: Take a virtual visit to 8 splendid royal palaces.
FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS: With easy-to-follow instructions, cooking tips, alternate ingredients suggestions and stunning photgraphs and images, cooks of every skill level can create beautiful Christmas treats and gifts.
A ROYAL GIFT: This book is perfect for the anglophile in your life who can’t get enough festive British cooking, baking and gifting.
About the Author
Born and raised in South Africa, Carolyn Robb’s culinary education began at ‘The Tante Marie School of Cookery’ in Surrey, UK. Her first job was at Kensington Palace cooking for TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester after which she served as the personal chef for TRH The Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince William and Prince Harry for 11 years. Since then she has lived and worked in Dubai, California and the UK, as a culinary consultant, in event management, product development, in the travel sector and as a food critic, judge and author. Tea at the Palace is Carolyn’s third book.