In the Royal Manner: Expert Advice on Etiquette and Entertaining from the Former Butler to Diana, Princess of Wales

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Grand Central Publishing, Dec 14, 2008 - Cooking - 144 pages
Paul Burrell has worked in the service of the royal family for 22 years, working his way up from footman to the Queen, to Princess Diana's personal butler at both Highgrove and Kensington Palace. Now, for the first time ever, he shares the secrets of royal entertaining with the general public. Burrell covers all aspects of throwing the perfect party or dinner party for all occasions: invitations, place settings, menus, recipes, napkin folds, and the art of giving a toast. Featuring the rules of etiquette that set the standard at Buckingham Palace, color photographs of proper place settings and decorations, and favorite recipes of the royals, this is the comprehensive bible of entertaining at home.
 

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Nice historical information on the dishes for recipes included in the book, as well as the palaces. I thought this was a book for hosting tea parties, but it's a book on etiquette for hosting many ... Read full review

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I had to get this book it has a recipe mini Scotch eggs and Punch jelly, which is an extremely alcoholic jelly made of rum and brandy. It has a section on planning parties, including information on ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
SPRING
EASTER
SUMMER
PICNIC
AUTUMN
HIGHLAND HIGH
FAMILY SUPPER
CHRISTMAS LUNCH
NEW YEARS DRINKS AND CANAPE PARTY
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Paul is married to Maria, and the couple live in Cheshire. They have two sons, Alexander and Nicholas.

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