Behind The Pass: Alison Tierney – Dax


Posted 1 month ago in Food & Drink Features

Overrated, Underrated and best meal… We go Behind The Pass with Chef Alison Tierney of Dax, a finalists in this year’s Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition.

 

Ingredient

Jerusalem artichokes.

 

Recipe

My granny’s brown side bread

 

Trick of the trade

Have a good work team and look after yourself.

 

Hero

Jess Murphy, Kai Galway.

Jess Murphy_Kai Restaurant_Galway.
Photograph: Hany Marzouk

 

Memory

Rhubarb and apple pie making with my grandparent as a child.

 

Scene from movie or book

Ratatouille

 

Overrated

Meat.

 

Underrated

Vegetables.

 

Trend worth nothing

Fad diets.

 

Best meal

Family BBQs- smoked chicken, potatoes and sweetcorn.

 

Food bible

Too many to mention, restaurant cook books are my go to.

 

Fav Instagram account

@fingalferguson

 

Utensil of choice

Large tweezers (thongs)

 

Indulgence

Mint chocolate ice cream.

 

Unlikely pairing

Sweetcorn, white cheese and truffle.

 

Table for two

The Greenhouse

Alison Tierney is one of the finalists in the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition. The eight selected finalists will participate in the two-day chefs’ conference Food On The Edge in Galway on October 21 and 22. The final will be held on November 10 in the Dublin Cookery School in Blackrock.

Dax

23 Pembroke Street Upper

Dublin 2

dax.ie

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