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Dining with the Toffs: Lady Maclean’s Diplomatic Dishes

Mooching about our rented holiday villa, sorry, amazingly huge palazzo in Croatia, I found an extraordinary cookbook, Lady Maclean’s Diplomatic Dishes.  Veronica Maclean was a Scottish blue-blood, born to Lord and Lady Lovat in 1920, photographed by Cecil Beaton 20 years later and celebrated as a fragile beauty.  According to her Independent obituary, she led a “marvellously full life” as […]

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