Their mission: to find those must-have items that’ll turn your lunch box or picnic into something truly Royal.
Here’s our top ten royal lunch box ideas:
The Union Jack Lunch Box and Drinking Bottle by Navigate – essential lunch box kit for those feeling truly patriotic! See the Lunchbox World shop for details
A Fun Lunch Box Treat : The Royal Couple – Mr and Mrs Gingerbread
available for 99p each at Waitrose, see our blog for more
A Sweet Treat – the Foxes mints – perfectly designed with the Royal Wedding in mind, embellished with the Union Jack and perfect with a cuppa! In all sweet shops and supermarkets, just look for the union jack!
The Ultimate Royal Treat – the Prestat Flying the Flag box of chocolates A perfect gift for the hostess or ideal as an after dinner chocolate, visit www.prestat.co.uk
The Royal Wrap – Coronation Turkey in a wrap See our recipe section for more
The Royal Nibble – Caramelised Onion Tartlets with Goat’s Cheese and Thyme – for full recipe, see the recipe section
The Royal Accompaniment – Opies, a British company that makes lightwork of those little trimmings that get easily forgotten – the sliced lemon, the mini gherkins, olives, all ready to use straight from the jar. Visit www.b-opie.com
Royal Wedding Union Jack Cupcakes – perfectly embellished with the union jack and truly portable- for the picnic, lunch box or street party. See the recipe section for more
The Patriotic Pud – Heston Blumenthal’s Royal Trifle, available at Waitrose from 20 April for a limited time, priced £13.99
The Ultimate Celebration Cake – sure to impress and wow the guests, our absolute number one favourite, (featured in image to the right), see the recipe section for full details
I’m sure you’ll agree, some of these will get your guests or loved ones whooping! Don’t forget the mini union jack cocktail sticks for the sausages, the hand-held union jack flags at the ready for the big day, along with the union jack cupcake cases, and patriotic serviettes too! All available online or at good kitchen and cookery shops.
So whatever you’re doing, have some real fun in the next days full of Bank Holidays!