Kevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food

Kevin Dundon's Modern Irish Food

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Celebrated chef Kevin Dundon takes on time-honoured, traditional dishes and ingredients and gives them a twist as only he can. The result is delicious, easy-going food that is perfect for everything from leisurely dinner with friends to a quick family lunch.

Think modern takes on Rib of Beef, Lamb Stew or Brown Soda Bread - all with easy-to-follow instructions for replicating at home and presented against a backdrop of gorgeous country landscapes.

Kevin's passion for freshness mixed with both simplicity and flair permeates his cooking. Whether it's a Smoked Fish Chowder or Wicklow Venison in Mulled Wine, Chicken with Lemon and Fennel or Buttermilk and Heather-infused Panna cotta, Kevin uses simple seasonal ingredients to spectacular effect. Family gatherings - Christmas, Easter, a summer BBQ - are catered for, as well as easy meals for everyday dinners, lunches and brunches. Kevin's magic touch will transform anyone's cooking.

Organised into sections such as Soups, Breads, Fish and Seafood, Poultry and Game, Meat, Vegetarian, Salads and Side Dishes, Something Sweet and Storecupboard, Sauces and Stocks, this book is inspired by Kevin s love of fresh Irish food. This beautiful book will fill you with enthusiasm for fresh ingredients and delicious comfort food.

Recipes Include:
* Caramelized Onion Soup with Cheesy Croutons
* Arthurstown Fish Chowder
* Pale Ale and Cheddar Soup
* Buttermilk Scones
* Sourdough Bread
* Trout Fillets with Streaky Bacon and Flaked Almonds
* Duncannon Smoked Fish Pie
* Dunmore East Fresh Scallop Tartlets
* Chorizo Roast Chicken
* Smoked Chicken Terrine
* Pheasant and Bacon Casserole
* Pulled Corned Beef
* Beef and Guinness Pie
* Wexford Rack of Lamb with Asian Spices
* Asparagus, Cratloe Sheep's Cheese and Orzo Risotto
* Puff Pastry Potato Pie
* Chestnut, Cranberry and Sausagemeat Stuffing
* Colcannon Mash
* Elderflower and Gooseberry Layered Fool
* Apple and Blackberry Marmalade Crumble
* Wild Garlic Pesto
* Caramelized Apple Chutney
* And more!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 199 x 252 x 24mm | 995g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations (colour)
  • 1845338936
  • 9781845338930
  • 162,478

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Irish chef Kevin is known for his fresh and rustic approach to eating and this beautiful book will fill you with enthusiasm for his way of working. -- Praise for Recipes That Work * Great British Food *
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About Kevin Dundon

One of Ireland's best-loved chefs, Kevin Dundon can usually be found busy at work in the Dunbrody House kitchens and cookery school. A chef with a love of locally sourced produce, he has cooked for many well-known celebrities during his career, including Queen Elizabeth II, President Bush and Bono.

In 1994, Kevin was head-hunted to become Executive Head Chef of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, widely recognised as one of the most prestigious chef appointments in Ireland. In 1997, Kevin and his wife founded the Dunbrody Country House Hotel, which has become synonymous with contemporary Irish country house cooking. The award-winning hotel also hosts Kevin's cookery school.

In 2008 Kevin put his name to MGM Grand's new restaurant venture Raglan Road in downtown Disney, Orlando, establishing a fanbase in the USA. The following year saw Great Family Food hit the bookshops, followed by Recipes That Work in 2010.

Over the past few years Kevin has appeared on numerous TV channels including ESPN Cable, CBC (Live) Canada, RTE (Live) Ireland and No Frontiers Travel Show. Kevin's profile soared in 2011 with his role as Resident Chef of RTE's hugely popular The Afternoon Show every week, and he is also a regular on Irish radio.

Kevin is the food ambassador for Ireland's leading supermarket chain SuperValu.
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