The coronation is almost upon us and we have some deliciously regal recipes to help you celebrate…And a  few fun facts about our new King.


Did you know that he likes organic and locally sourced foods?



One Vodka Creme Fraiche & Salmon Canapes

200ml tub crème fraîche

Soda bread, cut into small circles

3 tsp vodka

pinch of salt & black pepper

2 tsp horseradish sauce

6 slices smoked salmon

Dill sprigs for garnish




  1. Beat the crème fraîche with One Vodka and a pinch of slat & blac pepper until it holds its shape, then stir in the horseradish. Chill in the fridge for a few hours
  2. Cut your soda bread into small circles & prepare your dill sprigs
  3. Layer your smoked salmon & creme fraiche evenly on the slices of bread, finish with a sprinkling of dill and you’re ready to serve, enjoy!


King Charles III doesn’t eat lunch but he is a big fan of breakfast (his favourite tea is darjeeling with milk & honey)


One Gin, Crisp Apple & Rhubarb Jam with Scones and Cream

450g strawberries

450g granulated sugar

2 tbsp lemon juice plus skin from half the squeezed lemon

2 tbsp One Gin, Crisp Apple

½ vanilla pod seeds scraped

6 scones

220g clotted cream



  1. Place strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, One Gin Crisp Apple, vanilla seeds and the lemon skin into a bowl and leave to soak for an hour.
  2. Place a pan on a gentle heat to and add the strawberry mixture. Allow the sugar to completely dissolve, do not allow to simmer and make sure you’re stirring continuously.
  3. Once the sugar has dissolved increase the heat and bring to a rolling boil and then start timing for 8 minutes, stirring the whole time.
  4. To test the jam, place a few drops of jam onto one of the cool dish & pop in the fridge for a minute. If the jam is still liquid then boil for another 2 minutes and so on until it has set.
  5. Warm up your scones and half, add a generous helping of clotted cream and a dollop of jam and enjoy!

King Charles III is quite partial to a martini? In fact he has one each evening before dinner. He even brings his own glass when he’s travelling!

One Gin Classic Dry Martini



7oz Coupette


60ml One Gin Classic
10ml Dolin Vermouth
1 dash Orange Bitters


Stir with cubed ice, strain and serve straight up with a lemon zest.