And now for lunch on the Queen! Guests head off for a Royal wedding breakfast of Windsor lamb, quail eggs and langoustine canapes chased down with trendy bowl food
- The Queen is hosting a wedding breakfast for 600 people at Windsor Castle
- Guests include the Beckhams, George Clooney, Tom Hardy and Oprah Winfrey
- Diners will feast on smoked salmon and lamb washed down with champagne
Guests at the star-studded wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan have headed to Windsor Castle for a feast fit for royalty.
Up to 600 guests have been invited to the wedding breakfast hosted by the Queen in St George’s Hall.
Lucky diners will quaff on Scottish salmon,Windsor lamb, quail eggs and langoustine canapes, washed down with vintage champagne.
The happy couple’s special day is being described as one of the most glamorous weddings in recent history with Hollywood heavyweights dining alongside of English aristocracy.
The happy couple’s special day is being described as one of the most glamorous weddings in recent history with Hollywood heavyweights dining alongside of English aristocracy
Menu revealed: Guests will dine on Scottish Langoustines, grilled English asparagus and free-range chicken. (Contrary to what is stated, above, Meghan will not be giving a speech)
Guests including the likes of the Beckhams, Clooneys and Tindalls will enjoy canapes and trendy bowl food which will allow people to mingle with one another (above, Scottish Langoustines)
Approximately 7,500 items of food have been prepared by a team of 25 chefs, led by Royal Chef Mark Flanagan, for today’s reception.
Guests including the likes of the Beckhams, Clooneys and Tindalls will enjoy canapes and trendy bowl food which will allow people to mingle with one another.
After the cutting of the wedding cake, there will be speeches from The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry – but not Meghan, contrary to what is stated on the Palace’s reception list.
The Duke of Cambridge, who is best man, will act as compere for the Reception.
To begin with, guests will be served a selection of canapés, including:
- Scottish Langoustines wrapped in Smoked Salmon with Citrus Crème Fraiche
- Grilled English Asparagus wrapped in Cumbrian Ham
- Garden Pea Panna Cotta with Quail Eggs and Lemon Verbena
- Heritage Tomato and Basil Tartare with Balsamic Pearls
- Poached Free Range Chicken bound in a Lightly Spiced Yoghurt with Roasted Apricot
- Croquette of Confit Windsor Lamb, Roasted Vegetables and Shallot Jam
- Warm Asparagus Spears with Mozzarella and Sun-Blush Tomatoes
Elegant: The wedding cake, pictured above, used 500 eggs and will to be served after the wedding breakfast at George’s Hall
Kiss me quick! Prince Harry leans in to kiss his wife as she holds a simple and small bouquet of earthy flowers
Hard at work: Chefs in the royal kitchen at Windsor Castle where preparations are underway for a banquet fit for royalty
Sweet treats: Lucky diners will quaff champagne and tuck into macaroons, crumble tarlets and creme brulee
This will be followed by a trendy ‘bowl food’ course. This style of eating encourages guests to tuck in while standing.
There will be:
- Fricassee of Free Range Chicken with Morel Mushrooms and Young Leeks
- Pea and Mint Risotto with Pea Shoots, Truffle Oil and Parmesan Crisps
- Ten Hour Slow Roasted Windsor Pork Belly with Apple Compote and Crackling
Then afterwards, sweet canapés will also be served, included:
- Champagne and Pistachio Macaroons
- Orange Crème Brûlée Tartlets
- Miniature Rhubarb Crumble Tartlets
Guests will wash down their food with Pol Roger Brut Réserve Non Vintage Champagne, and a selection of wines.
A range of soft drinks will also be served, including an apple and elderflower mocktail, made with the same elderflower syrup as used in the edding cake, and Sandringham Cox’s apple juice.
The Reception will include the cutting of the wedding cake and speeches from The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry. The Duke of Cambridge, who is the Best Man, will act as compere for the Reception.
Here they come! The couple chose to travel in an Ascot Landau Carriage for their wedding procession. The Ascot Landaus are the name of five open-topped carriages kept by the Royal Mews
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