Prince William Jokes Kate's Cooking Is Why He's 'So Skinny'

Prince William and Princess Kate attended a charity gala.

ByABC News
June 23, 2016, 9:39 AM

— -- Prince William and Princess Kate enjoyed a five-course meal prepared by Michelin-star chefs at a gala dinner Wednesday night. The gala supported East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), a charity of which Kate is a patron.

The royal couple used the occasion to joke about Kate's cooking skills.

Kate, 34, told the guests, "William has to put up with my cooking most of the time."

Prince William responded by joking of Kate's cooking, "It's the reason I'm so skinny."

The gala took place at Houghton Hall, an opulent, stately manor house near William and Kate's home Anmer Hall in Norfolk. EACH is a charity that provides hospice services supporting families and cares for children and young people with life-threatening illnesses across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

The charity was one of the first Kate became a patron of after her 2011 marriage to Prince William.

Kate recycled a $5,000, pale-pink beaded Jenny Packham gown that she last wore over five years ago. She paired the gown with nude, suede L.K. Bennett stiletto sandals, a Prada clutch and a stunning diamond bracelet.

The benefit, which included a champagne reception, raised about $150,000 for the charity. Guests reportedly paid upward of $15,000 a ticket to dine with the future king and queen of England.