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Royal banquet competition result...

So finally the winner of the Waitrose Duchy Organic competition to create a meal fit for a prince has been announced and...........nope, sadly it's not me. Congratulations to Guy, who received the most votes out of the final three. It's an amazing opportunity for such a young chef and I hope he enjoyed the banquet at Dumfries House. Myself and the other finalist both received two wonderful hampers from Waitrose full of Duchy products which was a lovely and unexpected surprise and I've had a lot of fun in the lead up to the announcement, with an interview on BBC Radio, an appearance in the local paper plus an invite to be a judge on a food panel (more of that in a future post). Getting so close has opened a few new doors and you won't have seen the last of me yet!

A number of people have asked me for my recipe, so here you are, my dish for a royal banquet. It's a special occasion meal but simple enough to prepare, the main difficulty is the timing. If you do make it…

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