Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries
Published 25th October 2012
Size 198 x 236 x 28
Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries takes you through a cooking year month by month. Packed with advice on what to eat when and tips for preserving the harvest, her inspirational recipes include dinner party menus for special occasions; monthly soup, salad, sandwich and vegetable specials from her restaurant; and cakes for occasions such as Mother's Day, Easter and Christmas. Think Red Velvet Cakes for Valentine's Day, Orange and Cardamom Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday, and Fish of the Month dishes. Whether it's writing a new menu for her restaurants, developing recipes for her bakery or recreating delicious dishes found on trips abroad, Clodagh's diary is filled with wonderful culinary adventures and tricks of the trade, shared here for the first time.
Clodagh Mckenna studied in France and New York, and trained as a chef at Ballymaloe Cookery School, followed by three years working as a chef in Ballymaloe House in Cork, Ireland. She has since set up a series of farmers' markets around Ireland. She writes a monthly column for The Gloss Magazine, which comes free with the Irish Times. Clodagh has also written for a variety of newspapers and magazines including the Irish Times, The Sunday Tribune, Delicious and Red, is a regular chef presenter for UKTV's Market Kitchen and has appeared on television programmes such as Rick Stein's Food Heroes, Saturday Kitchen and The Today Show.