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The Duchess of Cambridge attends Place2Be Wellbeing in Schools Awards at Mansion House on November 22, 2016 in London, United Kingdom.

The painted Hall, Chatsworth House, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family.

Catherine today, 22nd November 2016,at the @_place2be Wellbeing in School Awards ❤ #weadmirekatemiddleton #lifeofaduchess #duchessofcambridge

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Duchess Potatoes

Duchess potatoes are an elegant, French-pedigreed classic in which mashed potatoes are enriched with egg, piped into decorative rosettes, and baked until golden brown. The egg lightens the potato, creating an almost weightless, dainty fluff that contrasts with the crispy, craggy exterior. In 1867, an article in Galaxy magazine lamenting the state of American cooking noted duchess potatoes on the menu of a rare good dinner. For the next century, the dish made regular appearances on the menus…

A ground floor enfilade in West Horsley Place, a rambling and decrepit Jacobean house in Surrey, owned until her death last year by Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. World of Interiors, September 2015.