Fannie Farmer

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Birthday
23, 1857
Birthplace
Medford, MA
Death Date
Jan 15, 1915 (57)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1857
Birthplace
Medford, MA
Death Date
Jan 15, 1915 (57)

About

Culinary enthusiast and author of the bestselling book, Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.

Before Fame

She began studying at the Boston Cooking School when she was thirty years old.

Trivia

She established her own cooking school, Miss Farmer's School of Cookery, in 1902.

Family Life

She was born in Boston to a highly educated family and was expected to attend college. She suffered a stroke during her teenage years, however, and had to discontinue her education.

Associated With

She influenced Chef Paula Deen, whose recipes frequently used Farmer's exact ingredient measurements.