Exclusive: Former Royal Chef Opens Up About Princess Diana

Darren McGrady takes us inside the life of the beloved royal and reveals what Diana was like in the kitchen.
1:44 | 06/07/16

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We're back now with a unique glimpse inside royal life. Princess Diana' private chef is oemg up. ABC's Linzie Janis has the story. Reporter: For the first time Darren Mcgrady is opening up about the people's princess. While you were with her what was she like in kensington palace. She was incredible. She was always interested in what was going on behind those doors in the kitchen. The princess was a terrible cook. She said herself she couldn't cook. Reporter: Telling us about the time a royal highness and a friend attempted to make themselves dinner. The spaghetti boiled over and put the pilot lights out and in the afternoon she came into the kitchen, she walked past the stove and could smell gas. You won't believe I nearly set the whole palace on fire. I called the palace fire brigade. You know the best part I had 12 hunky firemen all to myself. Mcgrady using the kitchens at the institute of culinary education to whip up the royal family's favorite dishes. The stuffed bell peppers is one of princess Diana' favorites. He wanted to share his experience of princess Diana after prince harry recently said he was struggling to remember what his mother was like. He is struggling to remember but it's all coming back in his personality. William is like his father. William is like his uncle but harry is more like the princess and the princess always used to say sh say, Darren, they're going to take care of the heir, I have to take care of the spare. His mom would have been so proud. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Linzie Janis, ABC news, New York.

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