Royal Menus

Media on the Royal Menu Collection
Articles on the
Royal Menu Collection

"God Save the Chef"

by Jake Smith: Published in The Weekend Australian magazine, ahead of the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, explores the history of royal wedding banquets and features menus from the collection.

"Grand Tables"

by Sarina Talip:  Published in The Canberra Times (Food and Wine Magazine) this feature story explores the royal menu collection.

"Fit for a Queen"

by Jake Smith: Published in The Courier-Mail explores what to serve, and what not to serve, the Queen ahead of her 2011 Royal Tour of Australia.

"Right Royal Stuffing"

by Jake Smith:  Published in The Courier Mail (QWeekend Magazine) recounts royal Christmas banquets from Queen Victoria, the German Emperors and the Tsars of Russia.

Book Reviews on
"Eating with Emperors"

"Gourmet Traveller":

Rates the best books on food for 2010 and recommends "Eating with Emperors", based on the royal menu collection

Dining with Dynasties:

reviews Eating with Emperors - "This book is a highly entertaining and informative tour of many royal houses of Europe - and particularly of the unstinted opulence of their kitchens".

​The Sydney Morning Herald: reviews Eating with Emperors - "This is a wonderland of culinary excess".

​Culinary Delights Not So Royal: The West Australian reviews Eating with Emperors as "a culinary journey like no other".

​The Australian: reviews Eating with Emperors 

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​"A Few Royal Morsels"

by Jake Smith: Published in The Age explores the menus and palace kitchens of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Radio and TV on the
Royal Menu Collection

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