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What they're serving in London

Some people care about Kate's dress. I care more about the food. Here's the menu for today's meal at Buckingham Palace:

The palace said guests would be served a selection of canapes, including:

      _ Cornish crab salad on lemon blini

      _ Pressed duck terrine with fruit chutney

      _ Roulade of goats' cheese with caramelised walnuts

      _ Scottish smoked salmon rose on beetroot blini

      _ Miniature watercress and asparagus Tart

      _ Poached asparagus spears with Hollandaise sauce

      _ Quails eggs with celery salt

      _ Scottish langoustines with lemon mayonnaise pressed confit of pork belly with crayfish and crackling

      _ Wild mushroom and celeriac chausson

      _ Bubble and squeak (a leftover veggie dish that starts with potato and cabbage) with confit shoulder of lamb

      _ Grain mustard and honey-glazed chipolatas

      _ Smoked haddock fishcake with pea guacamole

      _ Miniature Yorkshire pudding with roast fillet of beef and horseradish mousse

      _ Blood orange pate de fruit

      _ Raspberry financier

      _ Rhubarb creme brulee tartlet

      _ Passion fruit praline

      _ White chocolate ganache truffle

      _ Milk chocolate praline with nuts

      _ Dark chocolate ganache truffle