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New! The Royal Chef at Home – Easy Seasonal Entertaining

Darren McGrady’s second book “The Royal Chef At home: Easy Seasonal Entertaining” is true to its title: fresh, simple recipes that are easy to make, fast, accessible and perfect for sharing around the table with those you love.   While his first book “Eating Royally” chronicled the meals and memories of his time as chef to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and Princess Diana’s at Kensington Palace, this long awaited second cookbook celebrates everyday entertaining in the U.S. with creative and fun meals that help you throw fabulous parties and dinners for friends or just for the kids, with a minimum of fuss and a whole lot of flavor.  From hearty cooking to gourmet eating, these dishes will satisfy even the most discerning palates.

  • Cara Cara orange, spring lettuces, candied walnuts and Stilton salad
  • Chipotle, Kale and Turkey Meatball soup
  • Quick and classic English Curry
  • Banana Caramel Cake
  • Lobster Mac and Cheese Balls
  • Bubble and Squeak
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding with whipped cream
  • Kale and Quinoa Salad
  • Spring Pea soup with pancetta croutons

What’s more, “The Royal Chef at Home” is organized seasonally, from soul-warming winter stews, quick spring vegetable sautés, and “too hot to cook” summer menus of fresh salads and easy to assemble room temperature dishes.  All written in his easy to follow, encouraging style, Darren’s recipes are the culmination of years of cooking, for royals and regular folk alike.  He knows that each recipe works perfectly so you can make meals for four or forty in a snap.

Pre Order The Royal Chef’s new cookbook – The Royal Chef at Home- Easy Seasonal Entertaining today!  Pre order now to guarantee an autographed copy with free shipping! Books will be shipped on September 1—two months before available in stores. (Please note: Free shipping only available in the USA. Please contact us for shipping cost to other countries.)


Eating Royally – Recipes and Remembrances from a Palace Kitchen

Eating Royally – Recipes and Remembrances from a Palace Kitchen is Chef Darren McGrady’s first book and features over 100 recipes and 150 photographs – both food shots and personal photos taken during his 15 years royal service. Darren donated ALL of the advance and ALL of the royalties to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (two of Princess Diana’s charitable goals were children and HIV/AIDS). 


"Darren was an absolute pleasure to work with. We had incredible feedback from the media who interviewed him."

Mission Media

"Where do I begin?! Darren is remarkable, the event was spectacular! LOVE him! Thank you so very much!"

Cathie Upton, Meals on Wheels

"Absolutely awesome!!!!!!! Darren is quite the chef and personality. I really can't believe how fortunate we were to have him in Door County. My phone has been ringing off the hook with congratulations!"

Shaun Tauber, United Way of Door County

"Darren was a superstar."

Tiffany Flanagan, John Hancock

"You were just perfect. All you technique combine with a great sense of humor make not just a terrific chef but an incredible human being. Darren, EVERYBODY was in love with you."

Flavio Sampaio, Diageo of Brazil
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