Person Female Born 26/12/1913 Died 22/5/1992
Cookery writer. Born as Elizabeth Gwynne into a wealthy family. Travelled in Europe and around the Mediterranean, spending some years in Cairo, where she married in 1944. Returned to England in 1946. moving into the Chelsea house in 1947, divorced in 1960. No children. Her first book 'A Book of Mediterranean Food', 1950, was welcomed by the Britain of wartime austerity. Died at her Chelsea home.