For the first official visit of King Charles III to France, the organizers of the dinner at the Palace of Versailles had to respect certain constraints.
D-day is finally here! The long-awaited visit of King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla begins on September 20 in France and will last 3 days. If the security of the English monarch was on alert after the postponement of this first official visit to France due to strikes against pension reform, it will take place as initially planned: Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Notre-Dame construction site. Lady… In addition to a visit to the capital, the couple will even go to Bordeaux, where a concert will be given in their honor.
Concerning the dinner, Emmanuel Macron would have given in to the king’s demands on the location of the meal: the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, like his mother Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. But other requests were made by William’s father and Harry. And it concerns what will be on his plate…
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King’s dinner at Versailles: these constraints to respect
This evening, a dinner is organized in Versailles with around 150 guests. In the kitchen, big names in French gastronomy were chosen to delight King Charles III: starred chefs Anne-Sophie Pic and Yannick Alléno, pastry chef Pierre Hermé (macaron specialist) and master cheese maker Bernard Antony. We have no doubt about the quality of the dishes offered, but they had to respect certain constraints to choose their menu.
Bresse poultry marinated in champagne with porcini gratin and roasted corn extraction, crab cake and blue lobster with fresh almond veil, selections of English and French cheeses, Ispahan (rose, raspberry and lychee desserts). .. The experts have focused on these delicacies, ruling out very specific foods. Foie gras is prohibited. Seasonal vegetables must be used, as the king has been eco-friendly for a long time. Seafood should be avoided to avoid food poisoning. And garlic should not be cooked for the king, who might have bad breath. Indications which did not prevent the chefs from being inspired to delight the royal table.
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