One of Prince Louis’s first words was ‘Mary Berry’ after he saw her cookbooks on the shelves of the royal kitchen, Kate reveals
- The Duchess of Cambridge said Prince Louis first words were ‘Mary Berry’
- Shared the information during a one-hour Christmas special with chef on BBC
- Show will see royal couple prepare a dinner for 150 charity staff and volunteers
Kate Middleton has revealed that one of Prince Louis’s first words was ‘Mary Berry’ during a Christmas special with the nation’s much-loved TV chef herself.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 37, candidly discussed how her 19-month-old son had conjured the words of The Great British Bake Off star’s name after discovering a collection of cookbooks nestled on her kitchen shelves at home.
The BBC show, A Berry Royal Christmas, which is set to air on December 16, will see Mary, 84, take to the kitchen with Kate and husband Prince Williams in order to prepare a series of festive treats for charity staff.
Speaking to the baking expert, Kate said: ‘One of Louis’ first words was ”Mary”, because right at his height are all my cooking books in the kitchen bookshelf.
The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed that one of Prince Louis’s first words was ‘Mary Berry’ during a one-hour Christmas special with The Great British Bake Off star on the BBC
During the show, Kate Middleton (with Prince Louis) saidher 19-month-old son had spoken her name after discovering a collection of cookbooks in her kitchen
‘And children are really fascinated by faces, and your faces are all over your cooking books and he would say ‘That’s Mary Berry’ … so he would definitely recognise you if he saw you today.’
Louis, who is the youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made his first appearance with the royal family on Buckingham Palace’s balcony to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday in June this year.
During his first public appearance the young royal seemed to steal the show as he was carried by his father Prince Williams onto the first-floor vantage point and waved at the thousands of spectators below.
Following the unique one-hour special, which airs on BBC1 8.30pm tomorrow, Mary described shared her admiration for the royal couple’s love for one another and compared it to the bond shared by pigeons who mate for life.
Speaking to Mail on Sunday You magazine she said: ‘They really are a pigeon couple.’
Louis, who is the youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made his first appearance with the royal family on Buckingham Palace’s balcony in June this year
During the one-hour show, the royal couple helped Mary prepare a dinner for 150 charity staff and volunteers
She continued: ‘When they are together, he’s constantly touching her arm and looking over at her smiling and she’s the same with him. So natural.’
The show, which will hit TV screens tomorrow, will see the royal couple display their talents in the kitchen as they help Mary prepare a dinner for 150 charity staff and volunteers who give up their Christmas to work for their chosen charities
Sharing her thoughts on the royal couple Mary added: ‘It was easy to see that William is very proud of Catherine.’
Kate (pictured with Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte and Prince George) told the TV personality that Louis would be fascinated by the faces on her cookbooks