Please pass the roulade of goats' cheese! A peek at the royal menu
Cornish crab, Scottish smoked salmon and quails' eggs are on the menu for the royal wedding luncheon.
LONDON — Buckingham Palace has released the menu for its lunchtime reception, which is expected to feed 650-odd guests drawn from the congregation that attended the wedding at Westminster Abbey.
The palace said guests would be served a selection of canapes, including:
— 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
— 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 creme brulee tartlet
— Passion fruit praline
— White chocolate ganache truffle
— Milk chocolate praline with nuts
— Dark chocolate ganache truffle
Buckingham Palace added that guests would be served Pol Roger NV brut reserve champagne — along with other soft and alcoholic drinks.
The palace said that governors-general and prime ministers would be presented to the queen, the duke of Edinburgh, the prince of Wales, the duchess of Cornwall, and the newly-married royal couple. The reception was due to include the cutting of the wedding cake, as well as some speeches.