Darina Allen is Ireland's best-known food ambassador and is the author of Irish Traditional Cooking, A Year at Ballymaloe Cookery School and Healthy Gluten-free Eating (with Rosemary Kearney). Her latest book, Easy Entertaining, won an IACP award in 2006. Darina founded the Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland in 1983.
It's a modern day Mrs Beeton * Independent on Sunday * At last, a truly user-friendly cookery manual... Lovely recipes and plenty of help for the new cook.' -- Nigel Slater * Observer Food Monthly *