Cheese Up Your Life with Ireland’s Winning Recipes

Cheese Up Your Life with Ireland’s Winning Recipes

29th May 2017: Did you know that it is National Cheese Week 5th to 9th June 2017? To celebrate, the National Dairy Council is delighted to announce the six finalists in our Cheese Up Your Life recipe competition.

We received a huge volume of entries across two categories and we are delighted to announce that Hanna Mathe who is studying Culinary Arts at Waterford Institute of Technology won first prize in the Culinary Student category for her delicious Blue Cheese, Kale and Pecan Tart. Whilst amateur chef Róisín Gallagher won first prize in the Passionate Cooks and Foodies category with her innovative take on a classic lasagne, the Cheesy Bean Lasagne really impressed the judges as a tasty and nutritious every day dish for all the family. The three judges for the competition included Irish Chef and writer Clodagh McKenna, Former Irish Olympian and Fit Foodie Derval O’Rourke and Vanessa Greenwood of Cooks Academy.

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