A few weeks before her platinum jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II is launching a national pastry competition in the United Kingdom. The prize? A dessert dedicated to the queen, reveals Town&country, this Monday, January 10, 2021.
Calling all aspiring pastry chefs. On the eve of her Platinum Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II is going all out. To celebrate her 70th birthday, which she will celebrate on February 6, the sovereign is launching the festivities with a national baking competition, inspired by the British show The Great British Bake Off. The objective? To detect the best “platinum pudding” in the United Kingdom, reveals the site Town & Country, this Monday, January 10, 2022. “To mark Elizabeth II’s platinum, a national baking competition has been launched to find a brand new pudding, dedicated to the Queen,” Buckingham Palace revealed in a statement.
To participate, Britons must be eight years old or older. “Five finalists will be chosen to prepare their pudding for the jury, which will include Buckingham Palace chef Mark Flanagan and celebrity pastry chef Dame Mary Berry,” the statement said. Next June, the winner’s recipe will be revealed to Britons “with cooking tips before the extended weekend” of the Jubilee.
Jubilee of Elizabeth II: what is the program?
Scheduled for June 2-5, 2022, the Queen’s platinum jubilee, which is supposed to celebrate her 70th year on the throne, will not be an ordinary ceremony. On the throne since 1952, Elizabeth II has planned everything. Without skipping the Trooping the Colour parade and the mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the mother of Prince Charles and widow of the Duke of Edinburgh has planned a huge concert at Buckingham Palace.
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