Cooking Up A Royal Treat

An evocation of the 1930s as seen from 'below stairs'.

In august 1938 Flo Wadlow cooked lunch for Queen Mary.

64 years on, Flo returns to Blickling Hall in Norfolk, where she served this memorable meal, to recreate the dish and to reminisce about the leading figures for whom she cooked during these tumultuous times.

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An evocation of the 1930s as seen from 'below stairs'.

In august 1938 Flo Wadlow cooked lunch for Queen Mary.

64 years on, Flo returns to Blickling Hall in Norfolk, where she served this memorable meal, to recreate the dish and to reminisce about the leading figures for whom she cooked during these tumultuous times.

What was it like to serve in the 1930s? Adrian Bell takes Flo Wadlow back to Norfolk.

What was it like to serve in the 1930s? Adrian Bell takes Flo Wadlow back to Blickling Hall in Norfolk, where she once cooked lunch for Queen Mary. From August 2004.