Last month, during an annual palace briefing in London, it was revealed that Kate and William are planning to add a second kitchen to their four-story apartment, which already features a recently renovated 350-square-foot kitchen. It was said, for this second kitchen, that the couple wanted a "private, family kitchen," to be carved out of an existing office space, and officials made it clear that William and Kate would be paying for it themselves.
And now it's clear that Kate is really leaning into this culinary hobby of hers, as the Duchess has recently completed a two-week cooking class at Leiths cookery school (which reportedly costs about $2,700). We know this thanks to the testimony of one of her classmates, Rachel Khoo, a British celebrity chef, who, per the Telegraph, recounted, "Kate was in my class . . . [she] was ill for a few days, so I took notes for her. She was a lovely person, but she kept to herself." (Side note: can you imagine taking notes for Kate Middleton?! It would take us 15 minutes to write the word "stir.") We're sure Kate is not exactly thrilled about Khoo's spilling the proverbial royal beans here; though, frankly, we're surprised the rest of her classmates were able to restrain themselves from taking covert grainy Instagrams of Kate cutting carrots, or calling an emergency meeting of everyone they've ever met to inform them they had just seasoned a chicken with the Duchess of Cambridge.
Given Kate's newly acquired culinary knowledge, and William's agricultural education, we can only hope these two start some sort of farm-restaurant operation together. They could call it "Kate Expectations" or "Killiam with Kindness," or, if they want to give a nod to their son, "By George!," and Harry could serve drinks, and Pippa could help plan parties and functions, and George could come out for a quick lap at the beginning of the night, before the first seating.