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Nowadays we seem to know a lot about food, but much less about actual cooking. Rory O’Connell will teach you simple but essential skills to make you a truly good cook. At the heart of his approach are good ingredients, carefully prepared with an eye to detail that will make your dishes a success.

This year sees the launch of his long-awaited first cookbook, 'Master It', and Rory will be teaching some recipes from his  book on this course, 

Rory’s name will be familiar to anyone who has ever been to the Ballymaloe Cookery School. Head chef of Ballymaloe House for ten years, he was twice awarded the prestigious title of Ireland’s Chef of the Year. He has worked with Nico Ladenis at Chez Nico, London, Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons and Alice Waters at Chez Panisse, California.

Having spent more than twenty years cooking in the world's finest kitchens, Rory O'Connell is uniquely equipped to share his expertise and knowledge with others – come and share his mastery.


Praise for Rory:


 ‘Rory O’Connell, a dedicated teacher and inspiring chef, offers all the basic knowledge you need to cook with ease, to perfection and ethically, while guiding you through a repertoire of entirely delicious, eclectic, aromatic, enchanting recipes.’ Claudia Roden
 ‘Rory’s cooking is thoughtful, heartfelt and generous. His knowledge is immense and his attention to detail second to none.’ Skye Gyngell



Please note gallery is a selection of images but may not represent actual dishes featured on the course.
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