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BIO

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Huw Mainwaring began his career with a  brief stint as a chef at Raymond Blancs’ Le Manoir Aux Quat Sasion.  He then sold speciality ingredients to chefs all over London before setting up Delectables Fine Foods, which included fine food markets, wholesale and a brand of preserves.

He is a food product development and innovation specialist working for international retailers  Marks & Spencer and Tescos and is one of Rick Steins Food Heroes Of Great Britain.

He lives in Newport Beach, California with wife Louise, son Maxen and daughter Zara.

HOW I BECAME A STAY AT HOME DAD

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When Maxen was 6 months old he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in his eyes. Astonishingly! to make matter worse, Lou and I decided that I should quit my job and look after him until he got better.  Orange County Cook is all about sharing my expertise in food & cooking as well as some of the funnier experience of being a stay at home dad.  The one thing that about Maxens cancer that I would like to share with you is how to spot it and I will be posting a video shortly.

THE GRAND PLAN

The Grand Plan

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