When it comes to the food Britain’s royal family likes, few people know their tastes like Darren McGrady. From 1982 to 1993, McGrady served as personal chef to Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, at Buckingham Palace before going to Kensington Palace to be the personal chef for Princess Diana and her sons, Princes William and Harry. In fact, for William’s wedding, the prince chose one of his favorite childhood recipes — McGrady’s chocolate biscuit cake — as his groom’s cake. Here, McGrady has a recipe for cottage pie, another of William’s favorites, which the chef predicts will be somewhere on the royal wedding menu.
No one knows the royal palate like Darren McGrady