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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Elegant Irish Cooking, the ultimate Irish cookbook by the late master chef, Noel Cullen

Ten years after it was first published in 2001, Elegant Irish Cooking by the late Noel Cullen is still a classic cookbook on traditional and contemporary Irish cuisine.

Considered one of Ireland's great master chefs, Chef Cullen was a faculty member at Boston University School of Hospitality for over a decade, and a beloved teacher at the school. He passed away after a brief illness in 2002.

Cullen was a president of the American Culinary Federation and in 2010 was posthumously inducted into the ACF Hall of Fame.

Read an informative article of Chef Cullen's cookbook,  in BU Today, March 2001 issue.

The Boston Irish Tourism Association has a limited quality of Chef Cullen's now-out-of-print book.  You can order a copy of the Elegant Irish Cooking from  BITA's website. Cost is $35 and includes postage and handling costs. The book contains 166 recipes as well as a fascinating history of food in Ireland dating back hundreds of years.

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