3 March 1923
Loughton, Essex, England
|Died||24 July 2022 (aged 99)|
Zitácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
|Occupation||Author, researcher and cook|
|Notable awards||Order of the Aztec Eagle, Order of the British Empire|
Paul P. Kennedy
Diana Kennedy MBE (née Southwood; 3 March 1923 – 24 July 2022) was a British food writer. He was known for writing English-language books about Mexican cuisine. Her best known book was The Cuisines of Mexico. Kennedy was honored with the Order of the Aztec Eagle from the Mexican government, and was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire.
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- Danovich, Tove K. (8 December 2016). "At 93, Diana Kennedy Still Reigns As Mexico's Feistiest Food Expert". NPR.org. National Public Radio. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
- Grimes, William (24 July 2022). "Diana Kennedy, Authority on Mexican Cooking, Dies at 99". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 July 2022.