Theodora FitzGibbon's column in The Irish Times was once essential reading for anyone with an interest in cookery.
Infused with wit, a lust for life, and a genuine love of good food, classic recipes like her Christmas Cake and Barm Brack became legendary and were well used in homes in Ireland and abroad for decades. Now, Ireland's most exciting young food writer, Donal Skehan, discovers the art of Theodora in this beautiful new collection in which he selects her very best dishes and lovingly brings them to life through his glorious photography. Life-long fans will be delighted with this replacement for their battered and much-used books (or ancient newspaper clippings), and a new generation of food lovers, just like Donal, will discover the delight of Theodora FitzGibbon for the very first time. `Theodora FitzGibbon ought to be remembered as a giant in Irish culinary circles' Darina Allen'Now Donal Skehan has discovered Theodora in this new collection, in which he has brought a selection of her best recipes to life through beautiful photography.
Established fans will be delighted with this updated version of their battered cookbooks, and a whole new generation of food lovers will be introduced to the pleasures of Theodora's table, just like Donal was'.
Easyfood 01 June 2014