Taste of home: Donal Skehan returns from LA and rediscovers his roots
The chef’s time in California with his family introduced him to an excitingly broad diversity of cuisines – but coming home finds him reinvigorated by Irish food in all its diversity and simplicity
When Donal Skehan and his wife Sofie decided to move back to Ireland in 2020 they never imagined the circumstances under which that would take place. Rather than saying a long, leisurely goodbye to Los Angeles, the town they had called home since 2016, the couple barely had time to enjoy a final farewell with the friends who’d become like family to them over the course of four exciting years.
“We were due to come...
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Chef’s table: A tale of loaves and fishes in Stoneybatter
This week, make a tasty lunch ahead of time with these recipes from Dermot Staunton, former head chef of Dublin’s Michelin Guide restaurant Delahunt