Prince William isn't a "very good" cook.

Prince William

Prince William

The 35-year-old royal has admitted that whilst he loves to chow down on a variety of different foods, he'll never be caught cooking a dish himself as he's terrible in the kitchen.

He said: "I do like cooking but I'm not very good."

And the Prince - who has four-year-old Prince George and two-year-old Princess Charlotte with his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with whom he is also expecting his third child - also admitted his favourite meal is a classic roast dinner, and said he likes his meat to be "quite alive" when he eats it.

He added: "I like a roast. So a bit of roast chicken or a steak. I like it medium rare. I like it quite alive."

Prince William spoke as he attended charity cook-off over the weekend, where he helped former 'MasterChef' winner Steve Groves, head chef at Roux, judge two competing teams at a champagne breakfast raising money to help young homeless people.

The two teams - which were comprised of members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the charity LandAid - were tasked with cooking mackerel with citrus dressing, sesame seeds, and heritage carrot, and the royal had no problems joking about the outcomes with the contestants.

Speaking to chief executive of RICS Sean Tompkins - who was cooking alongside 21-year-old Rihana Senay who has been homeless three times - William joked: "Is that it? Is there anything on that?"

However, even with his jibes, William and Steve eventually crowned the rival team of LandAid's chief executive Paul Morrish and Sean Marsay, 26, a former homeless man from Scarborough as the winners of the cook-off.

Prince William's visit to the charity event comes after he previously slammed the figure of 80,000 young homeless every year as "outrageous".

He said: "Centrepoint, a charity that I have been proud to support for many years, estimates that well over 80,000 young people experience homelessness every single year.

"When I meet young people in this situation, I see the very human face of this outrageous statistic, I hear the individual stories of young people who have lived through, or are living through, this situation now.

"I am determined to do what I can to help end the situation where bright, able, and ambitious young people are left vulnerable and without a future."

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