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Jane Grigson
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Born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Born on 13rd of March 1928
Died on 12th of March 1990

Born 1928. Died 1990 - English cookery writer.

Studied at Newnham College, Cambridge. Worked as an editorial assistant and translator before writing her first book, Charcuterie and French Pork Cookery (1967). Subsequent books included English Food (1974), Jane Grigson’s Vegetable Book (1978) and Jane Grigson’s Fruit Book (1982). Married to the poet Geoffrey Grigson.

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