Get ready to enjoy the “dolce vita” with Catherine Fulvio, an ardent supporter of fresh seasonal, local produce, Catherine is one of Ireland’s top TV Chefs and culinary stars, an award-winning food writer and the proprietor of BallyknockenHouse & CookerySchool, in Co. Wicklow.
Catherine Fulvio is a firm favourite at food festivals all over Ireland and is delighted to be part of the Taste of Dublin in the Iveagh Gardens in June. Catherine will host a cookery demonstrations at the new EU Food for Thought stage where she will highlight the importance of good quality ingredients while revealing some of her delicious and do-able recipes.
Catherine’s knowledge and appreciation of quality ingredients and her flair for writing uncomplicated yet tasty recipes has made her one of Ireland’s best-loved chefs. Growing up on a working farm she has a strong connection with the land and appreciates the importance of fresh, quality, seasonal ingredients in producing flavoursome food and the rewards that it brings; she knows how good food brings family and friends together.
A busy mother of two Catherine understands the challenges that face mums and her recipes reflect this; her style of cooking is modern Irish, with a twist.
Firmly established as a culinary name in Ireland Catherine enjoys what has become a labour of love at Ballyknocken, which remains a genuine 350-acre working sheep farm, run by her father and sister, as well as being home to a charming Victorian Guesthouse and award winning cookery school.
Today her success reaches far flung shores with TV appearances on America’s top morning show, NBCs Today Show, BBC’s Saturday Kitchen and Market Kitchen in the UK, while her TV series have been aired in over 11 countries. She is food writer for one of Ireland top-selling weeklies, the RTE Guide and is contributor on RTE Radio One’s Today with PK.
Catherine : “I’m no stranger to authentic food, I was brought up on a farm in Co Wicklow – so I really appreciate the labour of love that is farming and the rewards that it brings when the family sits around the table enjoying their garden harvest.”