THE QUEEN’S CORGIS EAT BETTER THAN MOST PEOPLE
Chef McGrady, who cooked for the Queen for 11 years, was also responsible for her corgis, and spoke with Hello! about what she had them eating, dishes would include meat, lamb, and rabbit, and the chefs would cut everything into very small bites and make sure there weren’t any bones.
GARLIC ISN’T ALLOWED IN BUCKINGHAM PALACE
The Queen apparently dislikes garlic so much that it’s not allowed in the Buckingham Palace kitchen. It’s just a rumor, but one that has been substantiated by two former royal chefs.
IF YOU PLAN ON TRAVELING YOU HAVE TO BRING SOMETHING ALL-BLACK WITH YOU
No matter where they go, each member of the royal family must pack an entirely black outfit. It’s not a taste thing and they aren’t aiming for a goth look; it is actually preemptive.
MONOPOLY IS OFF LIMITS
Prince Andrew, the son of Queen Elizabeth II, was at a public event some years back and was presented with Monopoly. He apparently said, “We’re not allowed to play Monopoly at home.
THEY REPLACE HATS WITH TIARAS AFTER 6 PM
After 6 PM women are supposed to change out of their hats (generally the fascinator style, which is quite popular for royal events) and put on tiaras at public events.
WHEN THE QUEEN STOPS EATING, YOU STOP EATING
There are probably several hundred dining rules to be remembered by those who have the pleasure and privilege of eating with the royal family. One major one involves keeping track of the Queen. The moment she stops eating you need to stop too.
THEY DON’T EAT SHELLFISH
The royal family is not allowed to eat shellfish, and it’s not because they’re kosher. As many of us know, shellfish is one of the food groups that tends to have a higher risk of food poisoning than others.