Sea Gastronomy by Michael O'Meara

20151217_125522Charlie Byrne's now has signed copies of the ever popular Sea Gastronomy by Michael O'Meara a fantastic introductory guide to the fish and shellfish of the North Atlantic.Sea Gastronomy provides an encyclopaedic culinary study of the huge variety of fish and shellfish in the North Atlantic - an essential companion for any fish-lover's kitchen!This 12 chapter book contains 235 recipes, information on 120 species of fish and shellfish, all beautifully illustrated with over 375 images. Anyone who loves seafood and wants to know more about it and cook more of it will want this book.Sea Gastronomy is available at Charlie Byrne's for only €30. For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. 

Counter Culture; The Sheridans Guide to Cheese

20151105_120439Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and Transworld Publishing will be hosting the luanch of Counter Culture; The Sheridans Guide to Cheese on Saturday November 7th 2015 at 5pm. This is the Sheridan brother's first book inspired by their cheese selling market stall which has met with rave reviews from all the cheese-lovers at Charlie Byrne's.Kevin and Seamus Sheridan first started selling cheese from a market stall in Galway over twenty years ago. As passionate advocates of the family farm and champions of authentic food production, the brothers soon developed a reputation for selling the very best cheeses from around the world.In their first book, Kevin and Seamus share their expert knowledge as they take you behind the counter and into the farms and fields to watch this incredible food come to life. Along the way, the brothers not only share their passion for food and farming but also explore the miraculous process of turning milk into cheese, and look at what it is that makes each type so unique.An indispensable handbook for both novice cheese-lovers and mature connoisseurs alike,  The Sheridans Guide to Cheese celebrates the cheeses of the world and is packed full of advice on buying, storing and serving your favourite cheeses, with tasting notes, flavour-pairings and delicious recipes to help you appreciate every cheese you try.This beautifully put together book is available at Charlie Byrne's for the reduced price of  only €19.99 and al are welcome to the launch on Saturday November 7th at 5pm. For more information or to reserve a copy, simply contact us.

All in the Cooking

20150922_152641Back by popular demand, Charlie Byrne's now has copies of Irish cookery bible,  All in the Cooking available in store! First published in 1946, All in the Cooking was a popular textbook in Irish schools until well into the 1970s. It shaped and inspired generations of cooks with its fundamental principles of home economics and classic recipes. With a natural emphasis on local ingredients, All in the Cooking covers everything a home cook could want to make - from soups and sauces to fish and meat dishes, breads, cakes and desserts - and offers invaluable instructions for handling ingredients, organising your kitchen and planning meals.This classic edition of All in the Cooking is a perfect gift for those who remember it fondly from their school-days, and an essential manual even for the modern kitchen.All in the Cooking is available at Charlie Byrne's for only €16.99 with copies selling fast, why not grab one for a fantastic trip down memory lane. For more information or to reserve a copy simply contact us.