My article on the mother of modern French cooking, published in France Magazine.

Though the majority of chefs lauded in the prestigious Guide Michelin have been men, when three stars were first awarded in 1933, the honour was bestowed upon a woman Eugénie Brazier. Fiercely passionate about her craft and a perfectionist who ran her kitchen with an eagle eye, she has been an inspiration to France’s leading chefs, yet her name is often forgotten in the pages of culinary history.

Read the full article, published in the May issue of France Magazine here: be95dce3-468d-45e3-9dd8-f7f76aead03bmerebrazier