Here’s what G20 leaders had for dinner at 10 Downing StreetApril 2nd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): The G20 leaders gathered at 10 Downing Street on the eve of crunch talks at the global summit enjoyed a dinner menu chosen by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, which featured the best of seasonal produce from around the UK.
Organic salmon from Shetland, with samphire and sea kale, local vegetables and Irish soda bread formed part of the menu.
The leaders also got to enjoy slow-roasted shoulder of lamb from north Wales, Jersey Royal potatoes, wild mushrooms, and mint sauce.
Bakewell tart and custard were also available.
“I’m very, very proud of my country and its food traditions and I know that the guests at Downing Street will be in for a real treat,” Sky News quoted Oliver as saying.
Even though his wife Jools is due to give birth to their third child imminently, he still prepared delicious dishes for the guests.
Assisting him were eight current apprentices and recent graduates from his Fifteen restaurant. (ANI)
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