Speaking in an ITV documentary for the Queen’s 90th birthday, the Duchess of Cambridge revealed her worries about buying the Queen a Christmas present for her first year at Sandringham. Well, understandably. What do you buy a woman who has everything?

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She decided to stick to something homemade, and so whipped up a batch of marrow chutney from her own grandmother’s recipe.

We’ve come up with five marrow chutney recipes which we believe would rival Kate’s attempts.

1. Classic marrow chutney

Smiling man with large marrow
Smiling man with large marrow (Lynne Cameron/PA)

 

Off to a steady start, here’s a recipe by James Martin from the BBC’s Good Food website. The recipe is rustic and wholesome, which we can only imagine was similar to how Kate’s turned out.

2. Marrow and ginger chutney

Jeremy Corbyn and mates with large marrow
Jeremy Corbyn and mates with large marrow (Jonathan Brady/PA)

 

This one’s described as an “easy recipe for marrow and ginger chutney which will cheer up your cheese, cold meats and sandwiches”.

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3. Marrow and tomato chutney

Man hugging large marrow
Man hugging large marrow ( John Giles/PA)

 

This recipe will be the perfect addition to all those curries you always make. You domestic God/Goddess, you.

4. Spicy marrow chutney

Three men lifting large marrow
Three men lifting large marrow (John Giles/PA)

 

This alternative recipe is neither the texture of smooth jelly-like jam nor chunky like Branston. According to author Louisa, with all the different spices it’s got a very full taste rather than a one-note blast of chilli heat.

5. Apple and marrow chutney

Jeremy Corbyn with a large marrow
Jeremy Corbyn and mates having great marrow banter (Jonathan Brady/PA)

 

And finally, we’ve only gone and thrown a bit of apple in there! Haven’t we! Here’s the recipe. Enjoy!