April 29th, 2011

Beef: Good Enough for Royals

And if it’s good enough for them, we’re in pretty good company,right?

Did you get into the royal festivities today? Who doesn’t enjoy seeing a young couple in love?

But, being a foodie, I really wanted to know what they were going to eat after the ceremony.

Here’s the lineup:

Cornish Crab Salad on Lemon Blini

Pressed Duck Terrine with Fruit Chutney

Roulade of Goats Cheese with Caramelised Walnuts

Assortment of Palmiers and Cheese Straws

Scottish Smoked Salmon Rose on Beetroot Blini

Miniature Watercress and Asparagus Tart

Poached Asparagus spears with Hollandaise Sauce for Dipping

Quails Eggs with Celery Salt

Scottish Langoustines with Lemon Mayonnaise Pressed Confit of Pork Belly with Crayfish and Crackling

Wild Mushroom and Celeriac Chausson

Bubble and Squeak with Confit Shoulder of Lamb

Grain Mustard and honey-glazed Chipolatas

Smoked Haddock Fishcake with Pea Guacamole

Miniature Yorkshire Pudding with Roast Fillet of Beef and Horseradish Mousse

Gateau Opera

Blood Orange Pate de Fruit

Raspberry Financier

Rhubarb Crème Brulee Tartlet

Passion Fruit Praline

White Chocolate Ganache Truffle

Milk Chocolate Praline with Nuts

Dark Chocolate Ganache Truffle

Did you spot it? Yes, there was some beef in that menu that I would have run straight for. You know, had I been invited and all.

Come to think of it, why wasn’t I invited?

Oh, well, I was busy today anyway. Congrats, Duke and Duchess!

Photo courtesy of Toby Melville/Reuters/Landov via People.com.

Menu courtesy of PerezHilton.com.