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New! The Royal Chef at Home – Easy Seasonal Entertaining

Darren McGrady’s second book “The Royal Chef At home: Easy Seasonal Entertaining” is true to its title: fresh, simple recipes that are easy to make, fast, accessible and perfect for sharing around the table with those you love.   While his first book “Eating Royally” chronicled the meals and memories of his time as chef to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and Princess Diana’s at Kensington Palace, this long awaited second cookbook celebrates everyday entertaining in the U.S. with creative and fun meals that help you throw fabulous parties and dinners for friends or just for the kids, with a minimum of fuss and a whole lot of flavor.  From hearty cooking to gourmet eating, these dishes will satisfy even the most discerning palates.

  • Cara Cara orange, spring lettuces, candied walnuts and Stilton salad
  • Chipotle, Kale and Turkey Meatball soup
  • Quick and classic English Curry
  • Banana Caramel Cake
  • Lobster Mac and Cheese Balls
  • Bubble and Squeak
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding with whipped cream
  • Kale and Quinoa Salad
  • Spring Pea soup with pancetta croutons

What’s more, “The Royal Chef at Home” is organized seasonally, from soul-warming winter stews, quick spring vegetable sautés, and “too hot to cook” summer menus of fresh salads and easy to assemble room temperature dishes.  All written in his easy to follow, encouraging style, Darren’s recipes are the culmination of years of cooking, for royals and regular folk alike.  He knows that each recipe works perfectly so you can make meals for four or forty in a snap.

Order The Royal Chef’s new cookbook – The Royal Chef at Home – Easy Seasonal Entertaining today and get free shipping! (Please note: Free shipping only available in the USA. Please contact us for shipping cost to other countries. )

Eating Royally, Recipes and Remembrances From a Palace Kitchen

Darren’s first cookbook shares anecdotes and stories from the fifteen years he cooked in the Royal Kitchens at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Sandringham House, Balmoral Castle and on The Royal Yacht Britannia. The book features over 100 recipes and 150 photographs (both food shots and personal photographs taken during his fifteen years royal service.)

Darren donated ALL of his advance and royalties to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (two of Princess Diana’s charitable goals were children and HIV/AIDS) The book is now in sixth print and is available at all good book stores and online at