When she’s eating lunch alone, Queen Elizabeth II won’t let herself eat starches, formal Royal chef Darren McGrady tells RecipesPlus. That means no pasta for Her Majesty. Instead, she chows down on a big salad, or grilled fish or chicken with two veggies on the side. Don’t miss these other fascinating facts about Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen doesn’t just resist pasta and bread—she also turns down potatoes because of their starch factor. Learn about the one food the royal family can’t eat when traveling.