In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, a little taste of Ireland, straight from the rugged western shores and the storied medieval Ashford Castle, Chef Stefan Matz' Char Grilled Scallops with Bacon and Sweet Potato Lemon Thyme Champ. Comfort and complexity.
Ashford Castle, located on Ireland's west coast has a history that stretches back as far as 1228, once owned by the Guinness family, it's now one of Ireland's leading Five Star Hotels and gourmet destinations. At the helm of the Castle's kitchens is Head Chef Stefan Matz: widely considered one of Ireland's top chefs, Chef Matz shares with us his thoughts on Irish Cuisine in the 21st century, and his passion for the produce of the Emerald Isle.
This could very well entice a leprechaun into exchanging his pot of gold for a slice of chocolate sin. Chocolate Irish Whiskey Cake; rich, dark chocolate cake - moist, not too sweet, with a bite of good, clean whiskey and a hint of walnut. A very 'grown up' brownie.