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The 7 Dishes That Made My Career: Chef Derry Clarke Shares His Most Memorable Meals

“It’s funny, when I look back at my career and all the dishes, if only I had of kept a record of all the good ones, wrote down the recipes and photographed them, I’d have an amazing repertoire,” muses Derry Clarke as we sit down in his Michelin starred restaurant L’Ecrivain, on Dublin’s Lower Baggot …

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l’Ecrivain Restaurant Celebrates 30 Years Since It First Opened It’s Doors on July 7th, 1989

Who would have thought it when Derry & Sallyanne Clarke started out all those years ago that l’Ecrivain Restaurant would become the Multi Award Wining Michelin Star Restaurant it is today.  Speaking about this milestone Derry & Sallyanne said; “We are very proud and honoured. Thank you to all our Customers and to all our …

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Ireland’s Best Chefs Join The Line-Up For This Year’s Strandhill Food Festival

This October, the Strandhill Food Festival returns for its second year from Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th. Held in the unique venue of Sligo Airport, it is set to be the highlight of the month. Attendees will have the chance to see some of Ireland’s top chefs in action, with live food demonstrations and much …

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Top Chefs to Serve Up Fantastic Irish Seafood This Weekend At The Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival

The Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival returns for its 33rd year on 12th – 18th July to the delight of seafood lovers. The week long celebration will be a jam packed day of tastings, wine pairings, cookery demonstrations, history walks and much more. One of the main highlights of the festival will be the popular Fish Friday on Friday …

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The Shining Smile Behind the Star – Sallyanne Clarke of L’Ecrivain

An enduring success on the Dublin dining scene, L’Ecrivain has for 29 years welcomed and wowed diners with contemporary cuisine and the kind of sparkling service that leaves a lasting memory. Derry and Sallyanne Clarke’s Michelin starred restaurant has stood the test of time, the adage behind every great man is a great woman rings …

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Derry Clarke

Derry Clarke to Host a Culinary Masterclass for Arnotts Birthday Celebration

Fancy picking up some top tips from one of Ireland’s best loved chefs? Derry Clarke of Michelin starred L’Ecrivain restaurant will be hosting a special cookery demo in the Miele Kitchen of Arnotts Department Store at 6pm on Thursday 17th May. Derry is a household name in Ireland with regular appearances on our TV screens on the …

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Guiding Lights – Irish Chefs Reveal the Mentors Who Inspired and Shaped Them

Behind every great chef is dedication and passion. Ask any experienced chef, ‘what’s the most important thing you would say to a young person starting out?’ and their answer is generally the same – you have to love it. Young chefs seek inspiration and knowledge to guide them through their careers and that craving is …

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RTÉ Cooks Up Healthy Appetites With New Star Chef Studded TV Show

Healthy Appetite, presented by health food guru Pamela Flood, is RTÉ’s new fabulous food series. Pamela visits Ireland’s best chefs in their restaurants to watch them plate up their signature dishes. This exciting new food series sees some of Ireland’s top chefs go head to head in a cooking challenge with a twist -both chefs …

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Taste of Offaly Takes Place this Weekend With Derry Clarke and Plenty of Tullamore Dew

It is fantastic to see every county in Ireland getting behind the wonderful artisan producers local to the area and this weekend’s Taste of Offaly festival will shine a light on one of our premier whiskey producing counties. Taking place on Sunday November 5th, Taste of Offaly is a Bank of Ireland initiative which aims …

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L’Ecrivain Celebrates 28 Years in Business With Special Retro Menu

One of Dublin’s longest standing Michelin-starred restaurants, L’Ecrivain, is celebrating 28 years in business this month. Opened by Derry and Sallyanne Clarke in July 1989, l’Ecrivain has become synonymous with exceptional fine dining experiences and is undeniably one of Ireland’s best restaurants. Moving in 1994 to 109a Lower Baggot Street, Derry was in his prime …

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Top Picks off a Very Tasty Menu – A Taste of West Cork Food Festival 2016

A Taste of West Cork Food Festival returns this year, ambitious as ever with 188 events over 10 days across 32 town and villages and 8 islands. A vast programme, some 27 pages long available in print and online (www.atasteofwestcork.com) covering everything from producer visits; chef dining events; kayaking, walking and history tours; debates and …

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Meet the Team Behind the Star – l’Ecrivain Celebrates 27 Years

Fine dining in Ireland has come a long way over the last three decades. With new eateries opening all the time, standards have been rising consistently and Ireland now has eleven Michelin Star establishments; the most we have ever had at one time. The talent and experience in the best restaurants has inspired generations of …

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Lemon Curd Meringue Recipe by Derry Clarke with Samsung Home Appliances

Watch the third recipe in this collection with Derry Clarke, Samsung Home Appliances Brand Ambassador. In this video Derry shows us how to master the meringue and as usual, it requires an obsessive attention to detail! Lemon Curd, Meringue, Raspberries Lemon Curd – 3 eggs – 150g white sugar – juice of 3 lemons (keep …

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Salmon in Pastry Recipe by Derry Clarke with Samsung Home Appliances

Watch the fifth recipe in Derry Clarke’s recipe collection as Samsung Home Appliances Brand Ambassador. Derry shows us how to make the perfect Salmon dish and as always, it requires an obsessive attention to detail! Spiced Salmon in a crisp pastry, Mussel & Tomato Vinaigrette, Sea Herbs Salmon – 8 Salmon fillets, pin boned – …

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Fillet of Beef by Derry Clarke with Samsung Home Appliances

Watch the second recipe in this collection with Derry Clarke, the Samsung Home Appliances Brand Ambassador. Derry shows us how to achieve restaurant quality beef filet and as usual, it requires an obsessive attention to detail! Beef fillet, carrot and star anise purée, truffled cabbage, onion leaves Carrot Purée – 6 large carrots, peeled and …

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l’Ecrivain Restaurant, Dublin 2

l’Ecrivain Restaurant, Dublin 2 109a Lower Baggot Street Dublin 2 T: +353 1 6611919 E: enquiries@lecrivain.com www.lecrivain.com Conveniently located in Dublin City Centre South, L’ Ecrivain (est. 1989) serves a sumptuous selection of the freshest French & Irish Cuisine, Seafood, Steak, Game & Vegetarian dishes. It holds many awards, including a Michelin Star (given each year …

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