With less than a fortnight to go until the much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we’ve cherry-picked some of the best foodie products in the shops right now:
William Edwards China Set
This truly exquisite limited edition collection is crafted from fine bone china, featuring hand-decorated eau de nil mica detailing and embellished with 22 carat gold. The collection includes plates, teacups, mugs, saucers, coasters and a pillbox, with prices starting from £15 for individual pieces. Find it here.
Choctopia’s founder and master chocolatier, Matt Hancock, has cast the royal couple into chocolate portraits as a wedding gift. ‘Prince Harry’ has a regal blue coating, flavoured with banana and hazelnut caramel, while ‘Meghan’ is an elegant white chocolate infused with coconut and rosewater. Find them here.
British Cassis Liqueur
Raise a glass to the newlyweds with The British Royale – a twist on the traditional Kir Royal, made by adding British Cassis liqueur to a glass of English sparkling wine. The rich blackcurrant liqueur pairs beautifully with the gentle acidity of the wine, creating a luxurious fruity cocktail. Find it at Waitrose.
Biscuiteers Royal Wedding Tin
Award-winning British retailer Biscuiteers has launched a collection of royal wedding-themed biscuits in a lovely commemorative tin (which also doubles up as a nice keepsake). Each scrumptious biscuit is iced by hand with intricate regal designs – an essential tea companion for the 19th May. Find it here.
Rosalind Miller Crown Cake
Rosalind Miller’s stunning two-tiered cake features a replica crown (handcrafted from fondant icing), lashings of edible gold and six layers of luxuriously moist sponge interspersed with delectable filling. Choose from raspberry and vanilla, salted caramel, Belgian chocolate or Sicilian lemon flavours.
Find it here.
The Meghan Markle Cocktail
London’s oldest restaurant, Rules will be introduce the ‘Royal 19’ cocktail in honour of the royal bride. A decadent blend of rose champagne and violet liqueur, garnished with a single maraschino cherry, it has a sweet floral aroma and follows the ‘Kate Middleton’ cocktail released in 2011. Find out more here.
PAUL Bakery Cake
This dazzling cake pays homage to the signature royal wedding flavours of lemon and elderflower, infused in a delicate filling between layers of tantalisingly light jaconde sponge. White chocolate, cream and a sweet lemon jelly give the perfect finishing touch. Find it here.
Harvey Nichols Hamper
Add a dash of splendour to your table with this gorgeous hamper and its tempting treats, including an exclusive whimsical tote bag by Ruan Milborrow. Ideal for picnics, garden parties or a sophisticated afternoon tea, this hamper will have you cracking open the sparkling wine and enjoying some strawberry and champagne jam scones in no time. Find it here.