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MARY BERRY'S SIMPLE COMFORTS: Ireland

Mary Berry in her biking gear, Ireland.
By Alice Binks. ©Endemol Shine UK
Mary Berry in her biking gear, Ireland.

Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022 at Noon and 6 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand

On this episode, Mary Berry visits Ireland, where humble comfort food is at the heart of the local cuisine. As Mary discovers at Cork’s local food market, which is jam-packed with culinary delights, from fresh fish and steaming stews to beautiful breads and the famous Boxty potato pancake.

Mary Berry visits the Jameson Distillery in Midleton, Ireland.
By Alice Binks. ©Endemol Shine UK
Mary Berry visits the Jameson Distillery in Midleton, Ireland.

Cork was once the center of the world’s butter exchange, so Mary sets off in a sidecar to explore Cork’s famous butter roads. She stops along the way to sample some of Ireland’s famous butter before going in search of a traditional Irish cake that is said to tell your fortune.

Mary Berry at Blarney Castle, Ireland
By Alice Binks. ©Endemol Shine UK
Mary Berry at Blarney Castle, Ireland.

Mary’s Irish adventure is interspersed with making simple, warming recipes, including a salmon and fennel one-pot wonder, a bubbling lamb and haricot bean casserole that is full of flavor, slow-roast pork with the perfect crackling and a side of buttery Colcannon mash and an irresistible coffee and praline cake that is perfect for any family celebration.

Mary Berry with Coffee Praline Cake slice.
By Craig Harman. ©Endemol Shine UK
Mary Berry with Coffee Praline Cake slice.

About The Series:

Across six delightful episodes, host Mary Berry braves the elements to discover, and cook, the most heart-warming dishes on offer in the UK and abroad: The indulgent delights of Paris, the majestic Thames, the traditional fayre of Ireland’s abundant pastures, the delicious seafood found along the stunning Yorkshire coastline and the steaming comforts perfect for a wintery Scottish night.

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