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David Burton

Born into the hospitality industry as the son of a caterer and coffee-house owner, DAVID BURTON graduated with an MA in Sociology from the University of Canterbury before working as a chef in Nelson, London, and at the long-gone Midland Hotel in Wellington. He has been writing about food for Cuisine, The Evening Post and The Dominion Post for over forty years. He is the author of eight books on cookery and food history, one of which, David Burton's New Zealand Food & Cookery, has spanned four...See more