The Menu

Darina Allen’s food philosophy

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20 December 2019

Episode 427

30 minutes

Ireland’s best-known cook Darina Allen on how we still need to change the way we think about food. Plus: how one couple turned Portugal’s economic downturn into a gastronomic opportunity and why some of the world’s best knives come from south London.

20 December 2019

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Chapter 1

Darina Allen

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Ireland’s best-known cook and the head of the Ballymaloe Cookery School on her new book, ‘One Pot Feeds All’ – and how we still need to change the way we think about food.

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Chocolataria Equador

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We visit Porto to meet the city’s top chocolate producers, who launched their business during Portugal’s economic downturn.

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Blenheim Forge

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We meet the founders of south London-based knife makers Blenheim Forge, whose products have won over top chefs around the world.

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