Fresh, young and full of enthusiasm Donal Skehan is a real cooking talent. His passion for simple delicious and healthy home cooking will inspire novices and more experienced cooks alike to get in the kitchen.
Since his childhood, brought up in a little fishing village outside Dublin, food and cooking have been a major part of Donal's life. Growing up and experimenting with different flavours and culinary influences from French to Asian and even Swedish, Donal's adventurous sprit and childlike curiosity for food and flavour can be tasted in his dishes.
In 2007, in an attempt to record his culinary creations, Donal started his own blog; http://www.thegoodmoodfoodblog.com/ which has a massive following and has helped him develop as a chef. This book takes the blog and Donal to a new level. It contains some recipes from the The Good Mood Food blog along with some new ideas. Ordered into 7 chapters; including 'Breakfast Feasts', 'Healthy Salads', Easy Entertaining', 'Meals in Minutes' and 'Simple Speedy Desserts' Donal has a quick, easy and tasty solution for every meal.
Full of flavour yet simple to make, Donal's recipes are perfect for novice chefs but will also appeal to the more practiced cook. And, not only is his food fantastic but Donal brings his winning personality to every dish, you cannot fail to like him or share his enthusiasm for healthy home cooked food.
* Blueberry and Rhubarb Oaty Breakfast Crumble
* Griddled Spicy Fish with Tomato Salsa Salad
*Gazpacho Starter Shots with Crostini
*Rustic Steak Sandwiches with Homemade Mayo
*Pecan Peach Pie
* Steamed Bok Choy with Soy Honey and Lime Dressing
*Minty Pea and Lemon Pesto Pasta
*Swedish Meatballs with Dill Spring Potatoes
*Mini Hazelnut Chocolate Meringue Sandwiches