Australian cookbook author and New Idea’s former food editor Margaret Fulton has sadly passed away aged 94.
The much-loved cook’ cookbooks and New Idea food features were hugely popular for generations of Australians, and she was one of the first celebrity chefs in Australia.
Her most famous books include the Margaret Fulton Cookbook and the Encyclopaedia of Food and Cookery - along with The New Idea Cookbook.
Revealing the sad news, Margaret’s granddaughter Kate Gibbs said their family are heartbroken.
'The family of Margaret Fulton are today mourning the loss of their loving, inspirational and treasured mother, grandmother and great-grandmother this morning,' she told Delicious.
‘They will release a statement in due course. Respect for their privacy at this time would be greatly appreciated.'