Cather­ine Ful­vio teams up with US TV pro­ducer

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RTE Star Cather­ine Ful­vio has lured TV pro­duc­tion com­pany Recipe.TV to Ire­land to pro­duce a six part TV se­ries for the net­work.

Ire­land’s food story will be beamed into 25 mil­lion homes through­out the US as award-win­ning pro­ducer Lisa-Re­nee Ramirez ad film crews vis­ited Ire­land to film two TV pro­grammes, A Taste of Ire­land and Dis­cov­er­ing Ire­land’s An­cient East.

Cather­ine worked along­side the Emmy award-win­ning pro­ducer to put to­gether a six part se­ries which will air in the States in early 2019.

‘It’s such a priv­i­lege for us here at Bal­ly­knocken Cook­ery School to have the op­por­tu­nity to show­case the best of our lo­cally grown and ar­ti­san pro­duced in­gre­di­ents to this huge US au­di­ence,’ said Cather­ine.

‘It’s an op­por­tu­nity to tell our Ir­ish food story and share our pas­sion for our out­stand­ing prod­uct. We hope it will in­spire many to visit Ire­land and en­joy the flavours of our Green Is­land’.

In ad­di­tion to film­ing with the top chefs, the crew will also in­clude shots of Ire­land’s An­cient East and lo­cal sup­pli­ers in Wick­low town, Pow­er­scourt, Glen­dalough, and Kil­macur­ragh Gar­dens.

Cather­ine was proud to show­case the best of Wick­low while film­ing took place at var­i­ous Gar­den County lo­ca­tions.

She said: ‘I was de­lighted to play my part in show­cas­ing all that Wick­low and Ire­land’s An­cient East can put on a Plate by film­ing Derek Dunnes Butch­ers - fa­mous for their 200 year old black pud­ding recipe and for their award win­ning sausages and at The Fish Man where we picked up Wick­low river trout and their own Ir­ish or­ganic smoked salmon.

‘In ad­di­tion, we filmed a pic­nic at Kil­macur­ragh Gar­dens with Olive who makes de­li­cious chut­neys, jams and rel­ishes.

‘Her com­pany name is The Birds and The Teas and we are film­ing at Lug­gala with the guys from Wick­low Wolf and at Pow­er­scourt with crafts­man Daniel Koenig who makes amaz­ing chop­ping boards us­ing na­tive wood,’ said Cather­ine.

Cather­ine Ful­vio of Bal­ly­knocken Cook­ery School.

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