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Margaret Fulton at Entertainment Quarter, Fox Studios, Sydney, September 2012
6 October 1924|
|Died||24 July 2019(aged 94)|
Margaret Isobel Fulton, OAM (6 October 1924 – 24 July 2019) was a Scottish-born Australian food and cooking 'guru', writer, journalist, author, and commentator. She was the first of this genre of writers in Australia.
Her early recipes encouraged Australian housewives to alter the Australian staple of "meat and three vegetables" and to be creative with food. She 'discovered' international cuisine from exotic places such as Spain, Italy, India and China and as Cookery Editor, "brought these into Australian homes through her articles in the Woman's Day magazine".
Fulton realised that chefs who did television shows tended to lose their audience. Accordingly, she remained a writer who regularly appeared only as a 'guest' on various television programs.
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Fulton helped to popularise Chinese cuisine in Australia
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