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Rosemary Hume

Rosemary Hume had opened her cooking school 'Ecole du Petit Cordon Bleu' in London in the early 1930s having graduated from the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in Paris and in 1945 went on to become co-principal of the London school where she helped and encouraged many of the world's best cooks. She was a leading cookery writer of her day and was awarded an MBE before her death in 1984 at the age of 76.