The Queen Mum"s favourite recipes, including After Eight ice cream and tipsy tart


The Queen Mum"s favourite recipes, including After Eight ice cream and tipsy tart

One NEVER counted one”s calories: The Queen Mum”s favourite recipes, including After Eight ice cream and tipsy tart

12:46 AM on 8th September 2011

Sweet tooth: The Queen Mother was passionate about puddings. Despite her appetite for food and drink, she lived to be 101

Sweet tooth: The Queen Mother was passionate about puddings. Despite her appetite for food and drink, she lived to be 101

Modern twist: The dish featured prawns and eggs, like this one

Modern twist: The dish featured prawns and eggs, like this one

Fruity: Dates are a main feature of the Tipsy Tart

Fruity: Dates are a main feature of the Tipsy Tart

Royal tipple: The Queen Mother enjoyed Dubonnet and gin before lunch, Martinis at 6pm and Veuve Clicquot champagne with dinner

Royal tipple: The Queen Mother enjoyed Dubonnet and gin before lunch, Martinis at 6pm and Veuve Clicquot champagne with dinner

Bullish: The drink was a beefy take on the classic Bloody Mary (pictured)

Bullish: The drink was a beefy take on the classic Bloody Mary (pictured)

Fresh: The Queen Mother had a fondness for After Eights

Fresh: The Queen Mother had a fondness for After Eights

Recipe for a happy home: The Queen Mother with her beloved Corgis in the grounds of Castle Mey in 1986

Recipe for a happy home: The Queen Mother with her beloved Corgis in the grounds of Castle Mey in 1986

23-carat: The souffle featured an exclusive ingredient

23-carat: The souffle featured an exclusive ingredient

A taste of the tropics: The chicken was cooked inside a coconut shell

A taste of the tropics: The chicken was cooked inside a coconut shell