How To Cook Well with Rory O’Connell

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Rory O’Connell is probably Ireland’s most experienced cookery teacher – he has been teaching people how to cook for more than 30 years, having co-founded the Ballymaloe Cookery School with his sister, Darina Allen.

And in this brand new series, Rory introduces the timeless, classic, and essential techniques, which every cook needs to understand and implement if they want to cook well.

03 – 09 Dec: Episode 6

Rory’s starter this week is a lovely Macroom Mozarella Salad which he follows with Roast Chicken with Bread and Thyme Leaf Sauce, and Redcurrant Sauce.

Chocolate lovers will be thrilled with Rory’s choice of pudding which is a delicious Roast Hazelnut and Chocolate Cake which he describes as perfect for a part

10 – 16 Dec: Episode 7

Rory’s starter this week is Red Onion, Roast Pepper, Rosemary and Anchovy Pissaladiere:
“Pissaladiere is a flat provencale onion tart with a distinctive lattice of anchovy on top” he explains.
“Here it is given a little twist with the addition of roast pepper and rosemary. The tart is best served while still warm and with a salad or organic leaves”.

Grilled Hake with Roast Cumin and Tomato and Coriander is his choice for a main course, followed by Praline Ice cream.

17 – 23 Dec: Episode 8

In this final episode Rory prepares Carrot, Coconut and Lemon grass Soup followed by Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb with Aoili and Salsa Verde and Rhubarb and Strawberry Trifle with Almonds and Pistachios to finish.