Rachel Allen: Coastal Cookery

April 2021

Season 1 Episode 12

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Rachel reaches the northerly most point of her journey at Fanad Peninsula to meet a herd of Dexter beef cattle grazing on the water’s edge. Rachel barbecues steaks and serves them with wild rocket béarnaise sauce. Then she travels to Scarpello Bakery, where Kemal shares some of the secrets of his award-winning sourdough. R...

Season 1 Episode 11

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Rachel goes snorkelling with seaweed expert Prannie Rhattigan at Streedagh. Back at her house, Rachel and Ivan make some crispy Chinese mackerel pancakes with fish caught by Prannie’s husband Johnny. Then Rachel heads to Drumcliff Bay, to harvest cockles with Charlie Kelly form Wild Atlantic Oysters. She makes smoked haddo...

Season 1 Episode 10

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Rachel visits a hill farm in Killadoon to find out about Connemara Hill lamb, and she has a go at shearing a sheep. She cooks a dish of lamb shanks in local ale. Next, Rachel travels to Blacksod to meet Barbara Heneghan, a keen forager who uses flowers from her meadow to make teas, soaps and candles. The pair collects some...

Season 1 Episode 9

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Rachel’s visits Killary Fjord and meets Simon, a rope mussel farmer, and helps to haul in some mussels. After cooking a dish on the water’s edge, Rachel journeys to Rossaveal to a very unusual farm by the sea - this one breeds abalones and nurtures sea cucumbers. After tasting a soup with sea cucumber, Rachel makes a (lan...

Season 1 Episode 8

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Rachel meets brothers Diarmud and Michael Kelly in Kilcolgan to collect oysters in the bay. Rachel lends a hand and sees champion oyster shucker Michael in action. She cooks a pasta dish with the rock oysters on a nearby sea wall. Then she heads to an untouched woodland near to the cultural retreat Cnoc Suain, and meets aw...

Season 1 Episode 7

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Rachel heads into the mountainous limestone pavement of The Burren where she meets Sadie whose perfumes are inspired by the landscape. Rachel hopes to create a tarragon mayonnaise to reflect the green aroma of Sadie’s spring perfume. Then Rachel visits a heritage farm at Lough Avalla, and uses some of their goat’s cheese i...

Season 1 Episode 6

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Rachel heads to Kilcornan and Rigney’s Farm, which is packed with rare breeds. The farm was Caroline Rigney’s dream when she lived in suburbia and, with husband Joe, she has created a beautiful farm and B&B. Rachel collects up herbs and eggs from the farm to use in her pork schnitzel dish. She then heads into Limerick City...

S1 Ep5

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Rachel travels to the fishing village of Ballydavid in Dingle - and judges a mini version of their Spud Off.

S1 Ep4

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Rachel arrives on Valentia Island and meets Sandra and Martin from the shellfish co-op. They dive for scallops owned by the co-op.

S1 Ep3

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Rachel visits Fingal Ferguson at Gubbeen Farm in Schull to see him make a chef’s knife. She uses this to make a dish of roast cod with white bean and chorizo mash.