DID SOMEBODY SAY STREET PARTY?
Up and down the land, people will be celebrating the new reign of King Charles III.
Meanwhile in at Buckingham Palace, two thousand guests will form the congregation in Westminster Abbey and eight Pages of Honour have been chosen to attend Their Majesties during the Coronation Service.
However it is the nation who will be having the biggest party; where strawberries and cream are on standby and the kettle is poised to welcome a new era.
essential home entertaining
is your table centrepiece coronation ready?
Originally created for Queen Elizabeth ll coronation banquet in 1953, this mild curried chicken mayonnaise salad has been popular ever since! Perfect for buffets, sandwich fillings and for topping baked potatoes, it’s a simple recipe that you can prepare ahead. So, with the coronation of King Charles this month maybe it’s time to re-visit this classic?
Angela says: "I’ve adapted the original recipe slightly by replacing some of the mayonnaise with Greek-style yogurt for a lighter dressing and the addition of mango chutney gives an extra sweet and tangy flavour."
How to create the perfect
English Afternoon Tea
As King Charles III’s Coronation Day approaches, what better way to celebrate than with a sumptuous afternoon tea. I incorporated my recipe for a quick coronation chicken, first designed for her late Majesty the Queen’s Coronation in 1953.The following recipes will make enough for 6 comfortably but could be stretched to feed a big crowd.
King charles III coronation 2023
celebrating a royal legacy
Street parties, tea and cakes, cream teas - or a just a good old fashioned jug of Pimms, the historic Coronation is upon us and we are celebrating in style.
With sustainability at King Charles III's core, we focus on helping our green-fingered readers to grow your own herbs on your windowsill to managing a full-blown herb garden, all year round, baking cakes for that all-important family get together on the big day.
growING herbs AT HOME
King Charles III is a keen gardener, who encourages us to understand more about the outdoors.
Did you know you can grow your own herbs, indoors, in your own kitchen? Its great to do with the kids, too.
the regent mill is fit for a king
great British favourites
ginger parkin cake
Ginger Parkin is a traditional cake from Yorkshire that dates back to pagan times.
The generous amounts of ginger really packs a punch, bringing this cake alive and adding a depth of flavor that only improves with time - so make sure you bake this well in advance of 6th May!
great for party dips
AIR FRYER BEETROOT HUMMUS
No celebration is complete without dips, and hummus is always a staple, but have you tried beetroot hummus?
essential for serving
Vegetarian Nettle and Caramelized Onion Mini Party Quiches
Dom says "With quiches being all the rage again thanks to the Kings Coronation Quiche, I thought I’d turn my hand to developing a party version. These mini quiches are perfect for a gathering of friends and family to celebrate over the Royal bank holiday.
EASY SMASHED POTATOES WITH SOUR CREAM DIP
When you're in the mood for a fun and easy dinner idea that will impress even the pickiest of guests, smashed potatoes are always a delicious choice.