Darina Allen

Darina Allen

Chef, Ireland


Passing on Skills

At the fourth MAD Symposium, three members of Ireland’s most influential culinary family discuss their legacy.

Darina Allen is a renowned chef, cookbook author, and pioneer of the Slow Food movement in Ireland. In 1983, she founded the Ballymaloe Cookery School. Rachel, her daughter-in-law, is a noted food writer and television presenter who has introduced good cooking to homes in Ireland and across the globe.

 

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