According to the former private chef, Queen Elizabeth II has been eating jam sandwiches every day since she was a little girl.
Darren McGrady Claims on his YouTube channel The Queen prefers to preserve strawberries made from fruit picked from the grounds of Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
“The Queen has been serving jam to pennies in the nursery as a little girl. I’ve had her for afternoon tea ever since,” he said in a recent video that appeared in a video posted in July last year. into circles the size of an old British coin.
As part of the delicate tradition of afternoon tea, McGrady, from He says he’s been the Queen’s chef for 11 yearsHe also revealed the King’s solution to a problem familiar to fans of British cakes: jam first or cream?
“The Queen has always been first,” he said in a separate video. “The jam continued, followed by that delicious clotted cream.”
In addition to the preserve, the 96-year-old king has always been privy to fresh strawberries. “The Queen would eat strawberries three or four nights a week at Balmoral if they were in season,” he says.
But woe to anyone who tried to give her berries out of season. McGrady joked that the January batch at the dinner table meant “get your head out”.
The palace did not comment on the Queen’s favorite sandwiches.