TV chef Darina Allen cooks a wonderful Irish feast for American hosts

Darina Allen

Irish chef Darina Allen appeared on American TV to show the hosts of CBS This Morning how to make Irish stew

And we have to say the classic dish has never looked better.

Darina Allen

Allen is known as the ‘Julia Child of Ireland’ and is the founder of world class Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork.

Darina believes that Irish cooking, and Irish food can be far more sophisticated than people in other countries might think.

She said: “A lot of people still think we live on corned beef and cabbage here in Ireland – but gradually the word is getting out.”

To prove her point she appeared on CBS This Morning ahead of St Patrick’s Day to prepare a Ballymaloe Irish Stew.

As the hosts enjoyed the food, Darina charmed them by speaking about the history of the food and why the Ballymaloe stew just isn’t the same as a regular Irish stew.

She wasn’t finished yet as she had also prepared a Roscommon Rhubarb Tart and had more stories to tell about the dessert and how the recipe had been passed down through the generations.

The hosts were delighted and were well fed by the end of the interview.

Take a look at the video below.

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