Author(s): O'Connell Foley, Maura,
Date of Publication: 26/03/2020,
Pagination: 408 pages, 118 Photographs, 28 Illustrations, 3 paintings/prints,
Published By: Maura O'Connell Foley (Maura Foley),
Book Classification: Lifestyle, sport & leisure,
My Wild Atlantic Kitchen: Recipes and Recollections is a compilation of Maura O’Connell Foley’s favourite recipes created throughout her career in Kenmare, County Kerry spanning over six decades. The dishes contained in the book follow Maura’s ethos of keeping food simple, cooking with care and using the best available local Irish produce.
Several years in the making, this book is a comprehensive collection capturing over 250 recipes of the food Maura has loved to cook throughout her life and successful career as cook and restaurateur. My Wild Atlantic Kitchen features stand-out dishes from the first tea shop she and her mother Agnes opened in 1961, The Purple Heather Restaurant and Piano Bar, The Lime Tree Restaurant, Packie’s Restaurant and also from Shelburne Lodge which she continues to run today with her husband Tom.