The Queen’s pasta rule that Princess Charlotte is breaking

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  • The Queen has a strict no pasta rule which is regularly broken by her great-granddaughter, Princess Charlotte.

    Princess Charlotte may only be seven years old, but as a member of the royal family, we’re sure she’s already had some of the best cooking in the world.

    However, the little princess, fourth in the royal line of succession, likes dishes that are a little simpler, especially olives and cheese sauce.

    Charlotte is known to be totally opposed to the Queen, who has a no-pasta rule, with Kate Middleton confirming her daughter is a pasta addict.

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    Her Majesty is known to avoid starchy meals like pasta, rice and potatoes, which Cambridges typically enjoy during meals.

    Members of the royal family also avoid rare meat, especially when traveling, to prevent them from falling ill and jeopardizing the estate. Seashells are next on the list. Eating shellfish, like rare meat, carries a number of health risks, and the royal family is advised to avoid it.

    Darren McGrady, a former royal chef, explained: “The Queen doesn’t care much for pasta and bread and instead likes to eat dishes containing fish or meat and vegetables.”

    The Queen doesn’t want to spill ‘messy’ tomato sauce on her dress as the world press is watching her every move.

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    Kate met Rafael Chana, a four-year-old boy awaiting a heart transplant when she visited Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2018 and told him all about Princess Charlotte’s love of pasta.

    Rafael has mentioned that he loves olives, with the Duchess replying, “I used to eat lots and lots of olives when I was little too.”

    Rafael then mentioned that he liked pasta, to which Kate replied, “Charlotte also likes pasta.”