Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries (Hardcover)

Delicious Recipes Throughout the Year

By Clodagh McKenna

Kyle Cathie Limited, 9781906868864, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 16, 2013

List Price: 27.95*
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In Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries, Clodagh McKenna has created an essential cook's companion, taking you through a cooking year each month is loosely based on an event, place, or activity in Clodagh's life, like January's super foods, April in New York, and October's Christmas preparations and Halloween. Packed with advice on what to eat when and tips for preserving the harvest, her mouth-watering yet deliciously fuss-free recipes include dinner party menus to impress, monthly soups, salads, sandwiches 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 Mardi Gras, and Fish of the Month dishes like Pan-Roasted Lemon and Basil Salmon. From winter movie suppers to summer barbecues, Clodagh has the perfect recipe for every occasion in this fantastic guide to seasonal food you ll turn to time and time again.

About the Author

After studying in France and New York and training as a chef at Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland, Clodagh McKenna set up a series of farmers markets throughout Ireland. She currently writes for a variety of Irish newspapers and magazines, as well as for well-known titles like Delicious and Red. To date she has written three successful cookbooks, each of which is accompanied by a television series. Clodagh also travels extensively, giving cooking demonstrations in the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom and Holland. Most recently, she has opened her own cooking school in association with the Village at Lyons in Ireland and launched a kitchenware line. Clodagh has appeared on "Bobby Flay s Ireland," "The Rachael Ray Show" and Martha Stewart Living Radio. She has been a regular contributor for The Daily Meal and has a PBS program called Irish Food Trails. Her last book, Homemade, won a prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Award. Visit her online at"