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M. Parmentier & The Potato

Potato Pete! An iconic potato shaped character from the war years whose sole purpose was to encourage the planting and harvesting of potatoes in an effort to make the country more self-sufficient during the second world war. But, iconic though … Continue reading

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Georges-Auguste Escoffier, ‘King of Chefs, Chef of Kings’

Georges-Auguste Escoffier, (28 Oct 1846 – 12 Feb 1935) is the second contender for the ‘King of Chef’s, Chef of Kings’ title coming up against Marie-Antoine Careme Born at Villeneuve-sur-Loup, some 9 miles from Nice. Being very slight of build … Continue reading

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