For her first Christmas with the royal family, Kate gave the Queen a jar of homemade chutney from her grandmother’s recipe, the royal mom revealed in the documentary – and the Queen took extra care to show Kate she appreciated the gift.
“I noticed the next day that it was on the table,” Kate said. “Such a simple gesture went such a long way for me.”
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So what goes into the Middleton family chutney? According to Celebrate, the 2012 cookbook and entertaining guide written by Kate’s sister Pippa Middleton, the recipe features, apples, onions and “marrows” – that’s zucchini for Americans.
The condiment, which is called “Granny’s Marrow Chutney” in Pippa’s book, involves simmering 4 lbs. of zucchini with a mixture of raisins, onions, brown sugar, malt vinegar and other seasonings for 2 hours. The full recipe can be found on a Pippa fan tumblr here.