Albert Roux is well known not only in culinary circles but now also in every home due to the popularity of TV cooking programs. He ran three times Michelin Star restaurant Le Gavroche with his brother Michel. Yesterday he was in Dublin celebrating Irish Food and remembering fondly his holidays on the Ring of Kerry over a 10 year period.

Albert RouxAlbert Roux on the Ring of KerryMichelin chef Albert Roux: “I used to come here for 10 solid years in the 1980s with the children and the dogs . . . I absolutely loved the Ring of Kerry.”

In this Irish Times article by Alison Healy, Roux says he would like to return to Ireland, taking a horse and carriage and travelling slowly around Kerry for a week or two.

“It would be a sentimental journey. I’d like that.”

That sounds like a grand plan Albert. You would be very welcome here too!

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