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Remembering Princess Diana at 50

On July 1st when Prince William and Kate’s plane touches down in Canada on the couples first official foreign state visit as husband and wife, many people will be thinking “if only things had been different” I am not referring…

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Talking State Banquets on CNN

I was explaining what goes on behind the scenes at a Buckingham Palace State banquet on CNN's BackStory. Tonight President Obama will host a return State banquet at Winfield House, the American Ambassadors residence in Regent's Park. What's funny about…

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After the wedding

Well wasn’t the royal wedding just fabulous ? Kate looked stunning and the whole event made me feel proud to be British. Everything went went to plan and no big mistakes, at least that we know of. I have been hearing grumblings from the royal kitchens though and it appears that feathers are as ruffled as the ones in Princess Eugenie’s hat. The highlight of being a royal chef is to cater a royal wedding and churning out a few thousand sausages on sticks doesn’t count.

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Darren on Oprah Winfrey Show

I was thrilled to be invited to be part of Oprah's Royal Wedding Party and asked to make a three tier "grooms cake" using the recipe from my book Eating Royally. This is of course the recipe Prince William chose…

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Cooking live on the TODAY Show

I had a fabulous time in New York the last few days doing media surrounding the royal wedding. Yesterday I was back at the TODAY show and sharing some of Prince Williams favorite dishes. You can catch the segment if…

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