In March, the Duchess of Cambridge was seen throwing Enchilda dinner kits into her shopping cart while she was low-key-outing at a local Sciencebury supermarket in Norfolk.
He picked up the surprise dinner kit as he crossed the isles with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
The family’s simple food kit surprised a colleague who was in the Duchess and her children’s store
Local mother Kate Carter told People: “You wouldn’t think differently about her.
“It was just a normal day of shopping.
“The kids weren’t playing, they weren’t misbehaving.
“It was so ordinary – but he’s not ordinary!”
A source close to the royal family said it was “a lot of it” for Prince William to sit at home and shop for Mexican nights.
The source said: “Even though she was married to a banker, I don’t think she will be much different.
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“And I was worried about what to give the queen in her Christmas present.
“I thought, ‘Gosh, what shall I give him?’
“I thought again about what I would give to my own grandparents and I thought, ‘I’ll make him something’, which could be fatally wrong, but I decided to make my grandmother’s chutney recipe.”
He explained how he was “a little worried” but the chutney appeared on the Christmas food the next day.
A close friend of the couple claimed that Kate was “very cool at home” and that William even made tea.
They said: “At the end of the day, she’s training to be the queen of the future, but you really never know.
“If you visit his house you drink a cup of tea and often make it William!
“It’s a beautiful, welcoming home, in no way fancy, not a staff palace.
“It’s a simple, busy family home with kids running around and cheating on things with
“There’s no sky and no stinginess here.”
William and Kate shared a glimpse of their country life in Norfolk in their Christmas card photo, which was published yesterday.