Thursday February 20, 2020

TV: Commercial' cookery leaves a bitter taste

Reviewed this week: The Taste of Success, RTE One. Doctor in the House, TV3. An Bronntanas, TG4. Outlander, RTE 2.

26th October, 2014
Paul Flynn of the Tannery in The Taste of Success (RTE One)

These days, many celebrity chefs are only too willing to stick their thumbs in the commercial pie and pull out a plum or two. Marco Pierre White advertises Knorr stock pots. Jamie Oliver had a nice little earner with Sainsbury’s for 11 years – worth about £10 million. Heston Blumenthal, the one time enfant terrible of deconstructed dishes, has produced Heston For Waitrose, a selection of rather more conventional ready meals for the upmarket British...

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