Roy Andries De Groot

Roy Andries De Groot

Food writer

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Baron Roy Andries de Groot (February 21, 1910 – September 16, 1983) was a British-born American culinary writer and wine critic. He was born in London, the son of a Dutch artist and a French noblewoman. He was educated at St Paul's School and at Oxford University. During the 1930s, de Groot worked as a news and feature writer, film writer, and director.

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Behind the Cookbook: The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth

Behind the Cookbook: The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth

Almost 50 years ago, Roy Andries de Groot, an aristocratic, eccentric, and profoundly blind British American food writer took a trip to France that would, indirectly, change the course of American cooking. The book that resulted captures a moment in culinary time and place like perhaps no other, and its influence has been profound.