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The Pleasures of the Table
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Table of Contents

  • A Foreword in Tributes
  • Introduction by Donal Skehan
  • Soups
  • Poultry and Game
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Eggs and Cheese
  • Vegetables
  • Desserts and Puddings
  • Breads, Biscuits and Cakes
  • Preserves, Chutneys and Jams
  • Basic Recipes

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Ireland's answer to Julie and Julia...when Donal met Theodora

About the Author

Theodora FitzGibbon was born in London and educated in England and France. She was the author of more than 30 books, most of which were about food, and included her encyclopedic Food of the Western World, which took her 15 years to complete and covered some 34 countries and 32 languages. It won the Glenfiddich Special Gold Medal in 1976, and in 1987 she was awarded the Prix Choucroute First Prize for European Food Journalists at Bonn. Her best-known book is A Taste of Ireland. She also published two volumes of autobiography, With Love in 1982 and Love Lies a Loss in 1985. She was married to the distinguished film-maker and photographic restorer George Morrison and they lived in Dalkey, County Dublin until she died in 1991.

Donal Skehan has written four cookbooks, Good Mood Food, Kitchen Hero: Bringing Cooking Back Home, Kitchen Hero: Great Food for Less and Homecooked, and has presented three television cookery series. Donal's recipes and food photography are regularly featured across the world and have appeared in many publications. He is a regular contributor to the Irish Independent Weekend magazine, Food & Wine magazine and delicious. magazine in the UK. He presents BBC1's 'Junior Masterchef' and launched his first food magazine, Feast: A Dinner Journal in 2013.

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'Theodora FitzGibbon ought to be remembered as a giant in Irish culinary circles' --Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School


'Theodora FitzGibbon paved the way for so many other writers, including myself, but few could ever match the grace, presence and finesses she brought to each page' --Domini Kemp


Theodora FitzGibbon ought to be remembered as a giant in Irish culinary circles --Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School"


Theodora FitzGibbon paved the way for so many other writers, including myself, but few could ever match the grace, presence and finesses she brought to each page --Domini Kemp"


Theodora FitzGibbon ought to be remembered as a giant in Irish culinary circles --Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School"


Theodora FitzGibbon paved the way for so many other writers, including myself, but few could ever match the grace, presence and finesses she brought to each page --Domini Kemp"


'Theodora FitzGibbon ought to be remembered as a giant in Irish culinary circles' --Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School


'Theodora FitzGibbon paved the way for so many other writers, including myself, but few could ever match the grace, presence and finesses she brought to each page' --Domini Kemp

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