The future King of England is known to skip lunch and prefer a more substantial breakfast. According to reports, Prince Charles enjoys a soft-boiled egg for his morning meal. And the Prince of Wales’ chefs have to follow a very strict routine to make the perfect egg, royal commentators have suggested.
In Jeremy Paxman’s book, On Royalty, the author wrote about Prince Charles’ egg demands.
He said: “Because his staff were never quite sure whether the egg would be precisely to the satisfactory hardness, a series of eggs was cooked, and laid out in an ascending row of numbers.
“If the prince felt that number five was too runny, he could knock the top off number six or seven.”
However, Buckingham Palace shot down suggestions in an online comment.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Prince Charles is known to skip lunch (Image: getty)
Prince Charles’ chefs have to follow a very strict routine to make the perfect egg, say royal expert (Image: getty)
In 2012, the Prince of Wales website FAQ section said: “Does The Prince of Wales have seven boiled eggs cooked for his breakfast but only eat one, as claimed in Jeremy Paxman’s book On Monarchy?
“No, he doesn’t and never has done, at breakfast or any other time.”
Wendy Berry, who worked for Prince Charles and Princess Diana for years, also wrote about the royal’s eggs in her book The Housekeeper’s Diary.
She wrote: “After the day’s hunting, Charles would usually be invited back to a fellow huntsman’s home for tea.
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Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (Image: getty)
“Occasionally, however, he invited people he met out on the field back to Highgrove for