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Clarissa Dickson Wright of the ‘Two Fat Ladies’ cooking show dies at 66

Clarissa Dickson Wright of the “Two Fat Ladies” television food show died at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Clarissa Dickson Wright of the “Two Fat Ladies” television food show, died in Edinburgh, Scotland at age 66. Dickson-Wright died at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, according to BBC News reports on March 17.

The Two Fat Ladies, Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson-Wright were a hit in the 1990s on British and American television; Paterson steered a motorcycle and Dickson-Wright sat in the sidecar for every show.

Jennifer and Clarissa were famous for showing Americans how to cook – foods were often very rich with the use of the best quality butter, eggs and animal fats – traditional meal from scratch; they had a style all their own with catered dishes fit for boys scout camp troupes to high society’s array of delectable hors d’oeuvres.

The British celebrity chefs aired their shows in America on the Food Network channel; their shows were also replayed on the Cooking Channel.

Cooking partner, Paterson, died in London on July 1999 from lung cancer.

TV personality, celebrity chef and author, Clarissa Dickson Wright, died on March 15, 2014.

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