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Matador Meat and Wine in Plano, Texas

As much as I love living in the USA their are a few things i miss from back home in the UK. Obviously one is family and they visit and we visit as often as time allows. Two is a…

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Cooking for the Queen

The Duchess of Cornwall has launched a 'Cook for The Queen' competition to celebrate Her Majesty's  Diamond Jubilee British Food Fortnight is inviting all schools in the UK to create a special menu featuring recipes that showcase the best of…

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Stupid Teachers ! This makes my blood boil !

This scenario is SO wrong. I had to reverse back and take a photo, I was so mad. A school bus waiting outside Krispy Kreme while a group of kindergarden kids and dumb, dumb, dumb, teachers climb onboard with boxes of…

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Happy Birthday Kate ! Chocolate Cake ?

Happy Birthday Kate !  The Duchess of Cambridge turns 30 today, but the newly wed royal couple have no plans for a big birthday bash at Buckingham Palace. What may be on the royal menu however is "the" chocolate birthday…

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Video of me cooking on HMY Britannia

 Recently I was invited by the BBC TV show Hairy Bikers to cook on board The Royal Yacht Britannia again as part of a series they were taping on "Best of British" food and how food from years ago influenced…

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Chocolate Sticky Toffee Pudding

Here is the Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe that I served at Buckingham Palace, only to make it even better I have added some Scharffen Berger chocolate chunks to the mix. A fabulous treat for these cold weather days and so…

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Reason for the season

I got to cater a Christmas party last night for three year olds. Seeing the kids faces as they got to meet up with the real Santa and then eat the chocolate version, along with the reindeer, gingerbread men and…

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Looking for new Canapé ideas for the holidays ?

Check out my cooking class at Market Street, Colleyville. Texas. Saturday December 3, 2011. 11:00am -1:00pm  Appetizers and Canapes from The Royal Chef, to WOW your guests with over the holidays Proscuitto and Cumin Crusted Scallops with Velvet Cauliflower puree…

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Back on the Queen’s Yacht after 20 years

The last time I cooked on the Royal Yacht Britannia was in 1992. It was just a short paddle across the English Channel for Her Majesty the Queen to pay a State Visit to President Mitterand of France and at…

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Tis the season for entertaining…

Let the parties begin !  At the time of writing their are just five Saturday nights left until Christmas so if you are planning a party to celebrate the holidays then you had better start moving soon. After setting the…

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