Famous cook Annabel Langbein is also well known for being an author of many books about food as well as for being a TV presenter. You could see her in The Free Range Cook, Simple Pleasures, and Through the Seasons. Langbein’s current net worth is estimatedly $1.5 million as of 2017. How did her career started?
Annabel Langbein was born in New Zealand. Her father was an avid gardener and beekeeper. She left school when she was only sixteen and then lived with friends, growing and hunting her own food, living an alternative lifestyle. After that period, she started working as a chef in a restaurant.
She studied horticulture at the Lincoln University in New Zealand and also at the Culinary Institute of America. In 1984, Langbein began her career as a food writer, working for magazines like NZ Life & Leisure, NZ Listener, and the Cuisine.
Langbein published eighteen cookbooks in many languages. Her first was Annabel Langbein’s Cookbook: Featuring Recipes from the New Zealand Listener in 1988. She is the founder of the Culinary Institute of New Zealand. Annabel is married to Ted Ted Hewetson. He proposed her three times before she agreed. The couple has three children together, Henry, Sean, and Rose.