A Taste of Home is a food story from Ballyknocken House, nestled in the gentle rolling hills of County Wicklow, where generations of Catherine Fulvio’s family have lived and farmed for over 100 years. Combining modern Irish food with farm-to-fork principles,
Catherine takes on traditional recipes and gives them her own twist to reflect the abundance of ingredients available on her doorstep.
Recipes include all the classic family dishes you’ve seen Catherine cook on TV and many more such as Beef and Stout Pies with Potato Pastry Topping, Lamb Wellington with Wild Garlic, Farmhouse Soups with Soda Bread Catherine’s ‘To Die For’ Lemon Meringue Pie. Using simple, fresh ingredients and set against the timeless backdrop of the Irish countryside, Catherine’s delicious, wholesome recipes celebrate the best ingredients Ireland has to offer.
Catherine Fulvio is the proprietor of Ballyknocken House & Cookery School, Co. Wicklow and is one of Ireland’s top television culinary stars. This is her sixth cookbook. Previous books include the bestsellers Catherine’s Italian Kitchen, Catherine’s Family Kitchen and Eat Like an Italian, which won an Irish Book Award. She is a columnist for the RTÉ Guide and currently fronts two RTÉ TV series, the second season of Lords and Ladles and the new series, Tastes Like Home. She is married to Claudio, who hails from Sicily, and has two children.