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Former royal chef blasted by Queen over his menus as she slated ingredients

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Queen Elizabeth has revealed that he used to receive angry notes from the British monarch when he used food that was not in season.Former Buckingham Palace chef, Des Sweeney, who led the cooking operations for some of the Queen’s most notable state banquets, told viewers of Channels 4's A Royal Guide To Properties that he was under very strict rules by the Queen about her food, particularly using fruit and vegetables that were in season in Britain.“The Queen was way ahead of Jamie Oliver and all the other chefs on the whole seasonality thing.

We were never allowed to use fruit out of season, it was a big no no. READ MORE: Queen's 'notable' snub of Meghan as she fails to send public birthday message"You know, why would you be using raspberries in January, strawberries in the season only – she was very strict on that."You know I would get notes about why we using this in January, why we not using this.”The chef also revealed he uses supermarket pastries for her favourite dessert – treacle tart.“It’s the world’s easiest pudding.

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