Princess Anne serves tinned pies and 10p puddings to dinner guests – revealed


Georgia Brown

Princess Anne is known for her simple approach to life and her eating habits reflect her down-to-earth personality very well. The royal previously revealed her ridiculously easy dessert hack when hosting dinner guests – and it’s the last thing you’d expect the Queenis the girl !

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When we think of royal banquets, we envision lavish table decorations, indulgent menus and glamorous dress codes, but a personal invitation to dinner with the Princess Royal is a lot like a meal in the kitchen of an average household. Anne, who has lived at her lavish 730-acre estate, Gatcombe Park, since 1976, is said to be known for serving diners 10p desserts and preserves.

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The 71-year-old royal prefers simplicity to fuss, opting to serve her diners ‘pork pies’ or ‘anything from Fray Bentos’, a supermarket brand of canned meat pies.

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According to MailOnlinethe princess prefers to serve “whatever she can thaw fastest”, with boiled potatoes and peas or green beans.

Fray bentos

The Princess is a fan of Fray Bentos canned pies

As for her quick meal choices, Anne previously explained: “After all, we want everyone out of the house by 9:15 p.m. at the latest. For the pudding, I pass them chocolate ice cream to eat in the car.”

Yes, you read that right. The dessert when dining with Anne at the palace would be a simple chocolate covered ice cream bar, which usually costs just 15p in most supermarkets. We admire his frivolity!

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The royal’s menu may seem simplistic, but there’s no denying that Anne’s wicked humor and quick wit would make her the ultimate dinner host.


We imagine Anne would make a fabulous dinner guest

Princess Anne is also not the only royal to favor ‘normal’ food over five-star dining. former royal leader Darren McGrady remember how princess diana used to take Prince William and Prince Harry at McDonald’s on Saturday afternoon, insisting that the young boys were looking for the toys that came with their Happy Meal.

The Queen is also said to love burgers at her Scottish residence, Balmoral Castle – although it is true that they are not from McDonald’s, but rather prepared on the grill by its trusted palace chefs.

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