Cork

Rory O’Connell – The co-founder of Ballymaloe Cookery School whips up an effortless three-course lunch, defends the use of recipes, and recalls how his mother made the best plum pudding bar none

Rory O’Connell’s Cork Address Book – The Ballymaloe chef on a pioneering vegetarian restaurant, his local pub and the farmers' market that's "probably the best in the country"

Inside Rory O’Connell’s Kitchen – The Ballymaloe cookery teacher on his favourite olive oil, the best way to grate Parmesan and a "really important" cookbook

Chanterelle Custards With Tarragon Toasts – This dish was cooked for us by Rory O’Connell at his house in Ballycotton, Co Cork, for lunch in September 2017. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 10g (½ oz/1/8 stick) butter 1

Smoked Mackerel “Tonnato” With Tomatoes, Basil & Eggs – “The classic tonnato sauce is of course made with tuna but here I have used smoked mackerel and I think it is lovely. The sweet vine ripened summer tomatoes and

Tuscan Apple Cake With Blackberry & Geranium Leaf Compote – “I am never quite sure if I should be calling this a cake or a tart but in any event it is delicious and quite easy to make. The origins

The Gannet Q&A: Darina Allen – The Irish food writer & teacher on an extraordinary restaurant in Mexico, her biggest food extravagance and the worst thing she's ever eaten

Clovis & Fingal Ferguson – The food producers at Gubbeen show us around their extraordinary farm (taking in a biodynamic garden, a knife workshop and a smokehouse) and blowtorch a pork belly for lunch

Inside Clovis & Fingal Ferguson’s Kitchen – The food producers at Gubbeen on a rule-breaking kombucha, a simple everyday knife sharpener and a cookbook with wonderful combinations

Clovis & Fingal Ferguson’s Cork Address Book – The food producers at Gubbeen recommend a fantastic Japanese restaurant, their favourite local pub and one of the best farmers’ markets in Ireland

Inside Justin & Jenny Green’s Kitchen – The owners of Ballyvolane House in Co Cork on great Irish cookbooks, handmade oak chopping boards and their favourite tonic water

Justin & Jenny Green’s Cork Address Book – The owners of Ballyvolane House on a favourite Japanese noodle joint, a phenomenal food market and “the best restaurant in Cork city”

Justin and Jenny Green – Ballyvolane is a very singular country house hotel in the south of Ireland. The owners show us around their gin distillery and make lunch and cocktails with homegrown ingredients

Poached Egg on Toast with Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce – “This is a very simple but very lovely supper. It’s really important that your eggs are fresh – they hold together better – and it’s better if they’re at room

Rhubarb Martini – “You don’t need any extra garnishes with this cocktail, it just works. It’s very simple, so easy to make. We serve poached rhubarb with breakfast and save the syrup, otherwise

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