by Council Nedd II
Friday I had the opportunity to visit my favorite royals. Yes, I do know more than one royal family, but these royals are my favorites.
Writing this, I’m not totally sure what I am permitted to say and what I am not permitted to say. Regardless, what occasioned this visit was a going away party. There were about 20 people there plus the television crew. I wanted to be mindful of the unstated rules of no Facebooking and no Tweeting. However, the food looked and tasted great. Her Royal Highness told the people standing in the immediate area that I am a foodie and food blogger.
Her Highness then said those words I wanted to hear, “Your Grace, aren’t you going to take any pictures of the food?”.
“Am I allowed to?”
“Of course you are.”
“Well you don’t have to tell me twice.”
With Her Royal Highness’s permission, but still a bit self conscious I did take a few pictures.
The very first thing I tasted was some fresh strawberries with violet whipped cream. I was told how it was made, but I simply don’t remember right now. However, the whipped cream was somehow infused with an extract from fresh violets.
A delicious chicken cacciatore was the main course and was made by the consort of a wonderful countess, who is simply one of the coolest, most elegant and most intense people I know.
I have never been a big fan of sweet jams served on/with cheeses or cured meats. It’s probably more accurate for me to say that putting the two together never occurs to me. However, that’s changed.
While at the party I had this great assemblage of a water cracker with salami, Celebrity brand goat’s milk cheese with Stonewall Kitchen fig & walnut butter. My food horizons have officially been expanded…
… And I am looking forward to the welcome home party.