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Jacinta O'Mahony, Anne Buggy, Sandra O'Callaghan and Pat Clapham  at the “Summer Cooking Made Easy” Cookery Demo in aid of KDYS on Monday evening at the Manor West Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mark And Gaelle Give Tips For Summer Cooking At Demo

June 27, 2018 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather is perfect for summer cooking and those who showed up on Monday night at the Manor West Hotel certainly got plenty ideas for the weeks ahead. Chef Mark Doe of Just Cooking fame gave a cookery demonstration as a fundraiser for the KDYS, ably assisted by ‘Apprentice Chef’ […]

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Mark Doe is joined by representatives from KDYS in launching the “Summer Cooking Made Easy” night.

Chef Mark To Share Summer Food Ideas At Fundraiser For KDYS

June 14, 2018 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR all those who are looking to be inspired with new summer food ideas and become the perfect summer host then this may be the solution. Chef Mark Doe of “Just Cooking” fame will be giving a Cookery Demonstration on Monday, June 25 in Manor West Hotel at 7.30pm as […]

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There Were Kerry Winners At The ‘Food Oscars’ In Dublin Last Night

There Were Kerry Winners At The ‘Food Oscars’ In Dublin Last Night

May 15, 2018 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were Kerry winners at at the Irish Restaurant Awards which were held in Dublin last night. The Apprentice Chef Programme, founded by IT Tralee lecturer Mark Murphy and Firies-based chef Mark Doe, was awarded the All Ireland Local Food Hero title, the Park Hotel Kenmare won Best Hotel and Guesthouse in […]

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Mark Doe’s Recipes For A Delicious Christmas Dinner

Mark Doe’s Recipes For A Delicious Christmas Dinner

December 22, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has recipes and tips to serving up an amazing Christmas dinner… The key to a stress free Christmas lunch is preparation and timing. You want to be able to enjoy the day without being tied to the stove all day long. Below you […]

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The Chef’s Table: Top Tips For A Healthier Diet

The Chef’s Table: Top Tips For A Healthier Diet

January 22, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of the ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some healthy recipes for January… We all know the benefits of a healthy diet. You will certainly feel better if you watch what you eat. It is so easy to open packet and jar of convenience foods, but they […]

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The Chef’s Table: Retro Dishes To Bring Back Memories

The Chef’s Table: Retro Dishes To Bring Back Memories

September 18, 2016 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies looks at some classic dishes of the 70s and 80s which have disappeared from restaurant menus… I am at a certain age where I can remember some of the classic dishes that not only popped up on restaurant menus during the 70s and 80s, […]

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Mark Doe’s Top Tips For A Stress-Free Christmas Lunch

Mark Doe’s Top Tips For A Stress-Free Christmas Lunch

December 14, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

Not long now til turkey time! With this in mind, Mark Doe, of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies, gives us his top tips for a stress-free Christmas lunch… Christmas lunch often means a lot of stress if you are the one cooking for friends and family. I think this […]

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At the Tralee Parnells Mark Doe cookery demonstration in the Meadowlands were, from left, Front: Cian O'Neil and Jack Doyle. Back: Katie Doyle, Finnuala English, Onaigh O'Neil. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Mark Cooks Up Some Treats At Parnells Fundraiser

October 10, 2015 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was another great turnout for the Tralee Parnells annual cookery demonstration last night in the Meadowlands Hotel. Mark Doe of Just Cooking cookery school in Firies cooked up some treats and gave his expert tips on the culinary arts. The evening also featured a guest speaker on preventative strategies regarding […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Dish For All The Runners Out There

The Chef’s Table: A Dish For All The Runners Out There

July 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies, has a tasty dish for runners!… With Run Killarney taking place next weekend and the Rose of Tralee 10k a month away, I thought I would share a tasty dish that will be great for the days coming up to the […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

The Chef’s Table: A Barbecued Thai Treat

June 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has a recipe for an Thai dish which can be cooked on the barbecue… Thai Chicken Satay Serves 4 Ingredients • 3 chicken fillets cut into small strips the size of your little finger. For the marinade: • 1 lemon […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

The Chef’s Table: The Salad Days Of Summer Are Here

June 21, 2015 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies tosses some delicious salad recipes together for summer days… Be creative with your salads and use as much seasonal produce as you can. A few tips for tasty salads; • Wash and dry your salad leaves. A salad spinner is a great […]

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The Chef’s Table: Some Sizzling Stir-Fry Recipes

The Chef’s Table: Some Sizzling Stir-Fry Recipes

June 14, 2015 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some amazing stir-fry recipes to liven up meal times… Stir-frying is a quick and tasty style of cooking that is also very versatile. Any prime cut of meat and most fish can be stir-fried and all vegetables as long […]

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The Chef’s Table: Barbecue Season Is Coming Again…We Hope!

The Chef’s Table: Barbecue Season Is Coming Again…We Hope!

May 17, 2015 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe from ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some great tips for barbecuing this summer. All we need now is the weather… Planning your barbecue Firing up the barbecue is often seen as an opportunity for a bit of a party with neighbours or friends, but few […]

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IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

IT Tralee Set To Host ‘Food 4 Thought’ Event

March 9, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

The Hotel Culinary Arts and Tourism Department (HCT) of the IT Tralee are preparing to host their ‘Food 4 Thought’ event on Wednesday, March 25 at the North Campus from 10am to 3pm. The event which is now in its third year will feature a series of workshops and demonstrations […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

The Chef’s Table: A Bit Of Thai To Die For

February 22, 2015 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies has a recipe for fantastic fish cakes… Thai food is one of my favourite foods to cook.  It is so unique in taste as you often have salty, sweet, spicy and citrusy in one dish. Thai fish cakes are simple […]

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The Chef’s Table: How To Make Perfect Pancakes This Shrove Tuesday

The Chef’s Table: How To Make Perfect Pancakes This Shrove Tuesday

February 15, 2015 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies has some great pancake recipes for this Shrove Tuesday… Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting […]

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The Chef’s Table: Like Pasta? Then You’ll Love This Dish

The Chef’s Table: Like Pasta? Then You’ll Love This Dish

January 25, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies has something special for pasta lovers… CONTINUING the theme of healthier eating, this week I have shared a lovely pasta dish that is a hit in our house, as is most Italian food. Olive oil-based pasta sauces are much healthier than […]

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At the Mercy Mounthawk, Mark Doe cookery demonstration were, from left:  Elanor Maloney, Kate Barry, Pauleen Lynch and Isabelle Lynch. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Healthy Turnout For Mercy Mounthawk Cooking Event

January 22, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of year when many people are watching their waistlines, so to help people on their quest for a healthier new year, a cookery demonstration took place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday. Proceeds on the night were in aid of the new Mercy Mounthawk extension fund and well-known chef […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Quick And Tasty Dish For January

The Chef’s Table: A Quick And Tasty Dish For January

January 4, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, on a healthy dish for January… If your new years resolution is to eat healthy, try this tasty chicken dish. Cheap, tasty, quick and healthy this recipe pushes all the buttons to start the year with a healthy diet. Grilled Harissa […]

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The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

The Chef’s Table: How To Cook The Perfect Roast Turkey

December 21, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

      THE big day is close now and our food columnist, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, has the recipe for a perfect roast turkey… As a rule a 7kg (14-15lb) turkey will feed 10-12 people with left over. Ingredients • 1 x 7kg Turkey (14-15lb) […]

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The Chef’s Table: The Ugly Vegetable That’s Beautiful On The Inside

The Chef’s Table: The Ugly Vegetable That’s Beautiful On The Inside

November 16, 2014 at 10:46 am 1 comment

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cooking school in Firies, on the ugly duckling of vegetables… The poor old Celeriac certainly wasn’t at the front of the queue when good looks were being given out. But don’t let that but you off trying this ugly, but truly delicious and versatile vegetable. […]

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The Chef’s Table: Anyone For Squash?

The Chef’s Table: Anyone For Squash?

November 9, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Our food writer, Mark Doe, on a vegetable which can go with most dishes – the Butternut Squash… Butternut squash is a very versatile Autumn vegetable and if cooked properly (as in not boiled) is full of a lovely sweet flavour. It can be used as a side vegetable to game […]

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Chef Mark Doe and David Brick of Tralee Parnells at The Meadowlands Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Mark Helps Cook Up Some Funds For Tralee Parnells

November 7, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable Thursday night weatherwise, but thankfully it didn’t deter people from turning up for an early Christmas cooking demo by chef Mark Doe, in aid of a local GAA club. “We thought we’d try something different,” said David Brick of Tralee Parnells Hurling Club. “The whole idea […]

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Tralee Parnells GAA Club News 03/11/14

Tralee Parnells GAA Club News 03/11/14

November 3, 2014 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe Cookery Night: The date is almost upon us for the Mark Doe Cookery night on Thursday the 6th of November. Please contact any Parnells mentor ASAP to book remaining tickets. Doors open 7pm and the demo begins at 7:30. AGM Nominations Due: Nominations are now due, in advance […]

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The Chef’s Table: Get The Most Out Of Oysters

The Chef’s Table: Get The Most Out Of Oysters

November 2, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

Oysters are in season and our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, describes how to buy, open and cook them to perfection…  Oysters, you either love them or hate them. I haven’t always liked oysters, but discovered how good they are whilst working in Australia. Australia now […]

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The Chef’s Table: Mmmm…Chocolate!

The Chef’s Table: Mmmm…Chocolate!

October 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Our food expert, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, on the artistry involved in cooking with chocolate  Working with chocolate is something that takes years of practice. It takes a special kind of chef to work with chocolate. Like perfect chocolate masterpieces, they need to be cool and well […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Perfect Recipe For Autumn/Winter

The Chef’s Table: A Perfect Recipe For Autumn/Winter

October 12, 2014 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ In Firies, has a great recipe for braised red cabbage… With the Autumn here and Winter just around the corner, I thought now is the perfect time to share my braised red cabbage recipe with you all. I love to serve this cabbage with game, […]

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The Chef’s Table: Cooking Without Salt. A Chef’s Nightmare?

The Chef’s Table: Cooking Without Salt. A Chef’s Nightmare?

October 5, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies asks is cooking without salt really a nightmare for chefs? OK, as I chef there is one thing I love in food, and it is the correct amount of salt. Under-seasoned food can be bland and I often see people […]

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The Chef’s Table: A Great Thai Chicken Curry

The Chef’s Table: A Great Thai Chicken Curry

September 28, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THAI cookery has to be my favourite style of food. I love the freshness and simplicity of the dishes.

 Thai food is unique in the fact that in many dishes you get spicy, sweet, citrusy and salty all in one dish. During my time working in Australia, I worked with […]

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The Chef’s Table: Why Do We Overcook Our Food?

The Chef’s Table: Why Do We Overcook Our Food?

September 21, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

  Our food writer, Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ in Firies, says people who overcook their food don’t know what their missing… ONE thing that I have learnt over the years of teaching people to cook at our school is that the majority of home cooks cook their food to […]

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