Darina Allen


Saturday, 13 June 2020

Darina Allen was awarded the prestigious Guild of Food Writers’ Lifetime Achievement award in 2013. A passionate advocate for Irish produce and the Slow Food Movement, Darina is Ireland’s most celebrated cookery writer, food educator and broadcaster and a founder of the world famous Ballymaloe Cookery School. Her many best-selling cookery books include Ballymaloe Cookery Course, and Forgotten Skills of Cooking, the André Simon award winner of 2009. Her latest book One Pot Feeds All was published last autumn.

Sheila Dillon is a British food journalist known to listeners of BBC Radio 4 as presenter of The Food Programme, on which she has appeared for more than 20 years.