Tue, Dec

The Irish Cookbook

Cooking & Food


In The Irish Cookbook, traditional Irish dishes are adapted to suit present day tastes and lifestyles. Buy the Book!

The book includes plenty of modern recipes using our finest fresh seafood, farmhouse vegetables, prime Irish meats and cheeses.  Carla Blake passionately believes that tasty food that is good for you can be achieved by anyone. This is what she provides here, writing simply and clearly, giving delicious Irish recipes for every taste and occasion.
This is a revised and updated edition of the bestselling version which was first published in 1971.

‘The first book you need and a book you will always need.’  Myrtle Allen

'I really believe that home-cooked food made from the best of ingredients is one of the pleasures and blessings of life.’ Carla Blake


Carla Blake was born in South Africa but has lived and worked in Ireland for many years. She is a well-known food writer and journalist, with a regular column for The Irish Examiner. She is an advocate of fresh, locally produced food, and believes that preparing and enjoying food with others is one of the most fulfilling aspects of life. A founder of the Irish Food Writers Guild, Carla has been writing about food since 1974.