Prince Charles and Camilla have unveiled a ‘special recipe’ for traditional Scottish oatcakes as part of an online ‘taste tour of the UK’ to celebrate their royal work.
The Prince of Wales, 71, posted a step-by-step guide to making Watermill’s Oatcakes on the @ClarenceHouse Instagram page yesterday.
In addition to snaps and the recipe for the delicious snack, the caption read: ‘Join us this week on a taste tour of the UK and look back on the visits of Their Royal Highnesses on all things food from across the country – with some special recipes shared along the way! ‘
The simple recipe only requires three main ingredients – oatmeal, salt and water – and takes less than an hour to prepare and cook.
Prince Charles, 71, and Camilla, 73, have unveiled a ‘special recipe’ for traditional Scottish oatcakes as part of an online ‘UK taste tour’ to celebrate their royal work
The caption stated: ‘Today we start in Scotland! The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay, as known in Scotland, have visited an array of local delis, ice cream parlors and many more food establishments during their regular visits to the country.
In Highland Perthshire, Her Royal Highness saw one of the last working watermills in Scotland during a visit in 2017.
Wheat and oats are traditionally rocked at Blair Atholl Watermill Bakery to make flour for use in their tea room and bakery.
“The Blair Atholl Watermill Bakery often makes oatcakes to sell or serve in the mill.”
The Prince of Wales, 71, posted a step-by-step guide to making Watermill’s Oatcakes on the @ ClarenceHouse Instagram page yesterday
The royal couple plans to share recipes to reflect on their visits to all things food from around the country
He continued: ‘Did you know that oatcakes are thought to have existed in Scotland since Roman times?
“They are often eaten for breakfast or served with a cheese plate.”
A photo of the oat biscuits laid out on a brown wooden cutting board was shared alongside the recipe.
The oat cookie recipe isn’t the first to be shared on the royal Instagram page, with Prince Charles unveiling one of his favorite brunch recipes in May.
- 100 g medium oatmeal
- 70 g fine oatmeal
- 30 g oatmeal
- A quarter teaspoon of salt
- A quarter teaspoon of sugar
- 2 tbsp sunflower oil / living oil
- 100 ml of boiling water
1. Mix the dry ingredients and add water until the mixture becomes a workable soft paste. Add more water if it is too hard. If it is too soft, add more medium oatmeal.
2. Place it on a well-dusted surface with oatmeal.
3. Roll out the pasta with a rolling pin to the desired thickness (about 2-6 mm).
4. Cut into shape and place on a baking tray.
Bake at 170C for 20-30 minutes. Oatcakes should be toasted brown and not soft in the center.
The Royal Family posted a step-by-step guide to making cheesy fried eggs on the @ClarenceHouse Instagram page on the occasion of the British Cheese Weekender.
In addition to snaps and the recipe for the delicious meal, Prince Charles opened up about the importance of ‘eating well’ during the crisis by saying, ‘One thing that is no doubt comforting many of us is good food.’
He urged amateur cooks to source organic ingredients for the bake “ whenever possible ” and to support “ British cheese makers ” and other small businesses that may be struggling during the coronavirus crisis. 993.
The Instagram post read: ‘On the last day of the #BritishCheeseWeekender, The Prince of Wales released a message to encourage all of us to support British cheese makers.’
The recipe, which has been described as one of the Royal Family’s favorites, was shared on the @ClarenceHouse Instagram page alongside a step-by-step photo guide (right, the ingredients and left, pouring the double cream over the vegetables and egg)
Prince Charles added: “It is very disturbing to learn that this crisis risks destroying one of life’s greatest joys: British cheese.”
The Royal Family said: ‘British cheesemakers need our support in this time of great uncertainty, and we can all help in the simplest way.
“By purchasing British cheese from local shops and cheese farmers, and directly from producers online, you can make a vital contribution to keeping these small businesses afloat during the prevailing crisis.”
A photo of the ingredients laid out on a brown wooden cutting board was shared on Clarence House’s Instagram stories, alongside a note encouraging royal fans to buy organic ingredients ‘where possible’.
Darren McGrady, 58, who now lives in Texas, worked for the late Lady Diana from 1993 to 1997 and would oversee the heirs to the diet of the throne. He shared the recipe with their favorite chicken and pasta dish
In the meantime, more photos were shared with the step-by-step baking guide.
It comes after Princess Diana’s former chef revealed the recipe for one of Prince William and Prince Harry’s favorite children’s dishes.
Darren McGrady, 58, who now lives in Texas, worked for the late Lady Royal from 1993 to 1997 and regularly shares delicious recipes and some royal secrets from his time at Kensington Palace on his Youtube Channel.
He recently shared how to make a delectable macaroni and cheese with fried chicken, a meal he claims was one of Prince William and Prince Harry’s favorites when they were kids.
He also explained how the boys’ nanny had a trick to make sure they ate a lot of vegetables, even though, like most kids, they weren’t a fan of vegetables.
McGrady explained that he would serve his irresistibly crispy fried chicken with some homemade macaroni and cheese, with his own cheese sauce.
The chef warned against using ready-made sauces that are often filled with additives, and showed how he dissolves a creamy option all by himself in just two minutes.
He said the meal was both cheap and convenient, taking only 30 to 45 minutes.
The prince (pictured with their mother in 1987) liked to eat their pasta with chaff corn, but their nanny made sure they ate their vegetables too
While Prince William and Prince Harry preferred their chicken and mac and cheese with chaff corn, their nanny made sure to get vitamins from vegetables.
McGrady said she would insist that he serve his delicious dish with a slice of broccoli for the boys.
“The guys, I guess, like all guys, weren’t big fans of broccoli, but what she said was,” If you do the broccoli, I want you to have a piece of broccoli with every piece of chicken, “McGrady recalled.