From black pudding dipping fritters to Mammy's Irish stew, from mackerel on toast to Atlantic fish pie, from shortbread to scones, this book will bring you the many tastes of Ireland and a warm sense of home.
The author is the queen of cakes. There is no one better qualified to show you how to make the best Victoria sponge, vanilla cupcake, fruit tea bread or chocolate fudge cake. In this book, she shows you how to make the best children's birthday cake, Wimbledon cake, banana muffin, French patisserie and Christmas cake.
Features 100 dishes, aiming to recall in food and drink the true flavours of Ireland. The recipes such as baked salmon and soda bread stand alongside the Irish specialities of Tyrone roast goose and carrageen jelly. Numerous fish and vegetable recipes are complemented by a range of traditional cakes, puddings and centuries-old folk remedies.
What makes a good curry? Sensual spicy aromas or thick, creamy sauces? Rich, dark dals or crispy fried street snacks? The author journeys through India to find the answer, searching this colourful, chaotic nation in search of the truths behind our love affair with its food. He also uncovers recipes for kormas, spiced fish and slow-cooked biryanis.