No, a meal did not come with the card.
The card is nearly flawless. Printed on thick ivory cardstock, it features a green border with flowers and birds. It also includes Prince Charles' heraldic badge and the German phrase "Ich Dien," which translates to "I Serve." A small food or coffee stain can be seen on the card that laid in front of the 300 guests at the 2011 royal wedding.
The card, which belonged to a wedding guest, sold at Nate D. Sanders Auction.
Certainly a piece of royal history, the card lists in exquisite detail the three-course meal that the guests dined on, starting with marinated South Uist salmon, Lyme Bay crab and wild Hebridean langoustines, in addition to a fresh herb salad. They later nibbled on Saddle of North Highland Mey Select organic lamb, Highgrove spring vegetables, English asparagus and Jersey Royal potatoes. Dessert featured a delicious-sounding trio of Berkshire honey ice cream, sherry trifle and chocolate parfait.
The wines paired accordingly were a 2009 Meursault, Domaine Guyot-Javillier; a 2004 L'Hospitalet de Gazin, Pomerol wine; and a Laurent Perrier Rose Champagne.
Suddenly that reheated pizza in your microwave doesn't sound so delectable, does it?
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