Ballymaloe Seasons: Cooking from an Irish Country House

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Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1997 - Cooking - 192 pages
Darina Allen is Ireland's most famous cook and founder of the prestigious Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork. This inspirational lifestyle book includes photos and short essays to record Darina's garden and landscape achievements as well as to record the changing scenery around Ballymaloe. As we pass through the seasons from spring toward winter we are offered more than 125 recipes for classic Irish dishes that reflect the fertility and diversity of Ballymaloe's gardens. More than just another cookbook, Ballymaloe Seasons focuses on creative new ways to prepare and present meals, while inspiring readers to grow, harvest, and delight in good produce.

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Contents

Summer
50
First Courses
58
Main Courses
68
Vegetables
78
Desserts
90
Introduction
141
First Courses
156
Main Courses
164
Desserts
172
Basics recipes
182
Index
190
Copyright

About the author (1997)

Darina Allen is often called the "The Julia Child of Ireland." She runs the world-renowned cooking school at Ballymaloe in County Cork, Ireland. She founded this school with her husband in 1983 and runs the highly regarded three-month diploma course as well as various other short courses at the school. Her Forgotten Skills series, upon which her book, Forgotten Skills of Cooking, was based is included in the cooking school program. The book has been shortlisted for the 2009 Andre Simon Food and Drink Book Awards. She is Ireland's most famous television cook and her cooking program, "Simply Delicious," is seen on TV around the world. In 2005 she was awarded the IACP's Cooking Teacher of the Year Award.

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