If you missed this fantastic documentary about Myrtle Allen, the lady that began Ballymaloe and created Ballymaloe Country Relish, you can view it here just click on links below. The documentary tells the story of her life, and the quiet revolution she started when she opened the restaurant at Ballymaloe in 1964.
Full documentary on Myrtle Allen – A Life In Food – http://vimeo.com/73151483
RTE Article – http://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/alifeinfood.html
Here is also a link to a lovely piece by Joe McNamee ( @jozeemac ) in the Irish Examiner about Myrle, who Joe describes on Twitter as His “Culinary Hero” and “The God Mother of Irish Cuisine”. http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/features/myrtle-allens-recipe-for-success-251259.html