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Marie-Antoine Carême, ‘King of Chefs, Chef of Kings’

Marie-Antoine (Antonin) Carême, is often considered as one of the first internationally renowned celebrity chefs. To my mind there are two main contenders for the title of ‘King of Chefs, Chef of Kings’ and he is to be the first. … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Never Knew About . . . Fanny Cradock

Phyllis Nan Sortain Pechey, better known as Fanny Cradock, was born in 1909 to a hedonistic and talented, although intrinsically lazy singer named Bijou who, finding a child an encumbrance to her ultra selfish lifestyle left her at the age … Continue reading

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