- Associated Press - Friday, April 29, 2011

LONDON (AP) - As Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot, Associated Press journalists are hunting down the most interesting details, from Westminster to points around the globe. Here’s the latest on the big event.


2:40 p.m.

About 650 people are in Buckingham Palace for a lunchtime reception in honor of the bride and groom. Hopefully they came hungry.

Guests will be munching on a wide variety of canapes, including quail eggs and miniature Yorkshire puddings. And the royal family proudly announced that the chefs are using ingredients from all over Britain.

Here are some of the ingredients mentioned. (The celery salt goes on the quail eggs.)

_ Gressingham duck

_ English goat cheese from Paxton and Whitfield

_ English asparagus

_ Welsh organic celery salt

_ Langoustines from the northwest coast of Scotland

_ Pork from the Cotswolds

_ English crayfish

_ Windsor Estate lamb

_ Smoked haddock from the east coast of Scotland

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