Denis Cotter

chef, writer, restaurateur

Selected available recipes and media


BBC 4’s Food Programme: Adventures in Vegetarian Cuisine (this edition also features Yotam Ottolenghi).
Originally broadcast February 6, 2012; duration 29 mins. Denis speaks from 14.23 onwards. more info » | podcast »


RTÉ One series Guerrilla Gourmet. Episode 2: Denis sets up a vegetarian restaurant in the cattle pens of Bandon Mart, in a bid to attract the local beef farmers as his paying customers. More info »

The Food Network Special. Bobby’s Ireland More info »

on the RTÉ Food website

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on the Guardian website

17 March 2011. St Patrick’s Day recipe: blue cheese potato cakes with bean and cider stew

04 December 2004. “Green lights” – a vegetarian Christmas lunch

On the BBC Food website

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The five most recent recipes from the Recipe of the month section on the Cafe Paradiso website. (click title to expand)

  • leeks braised in lemon, ginger & toasted pepitas (with haloumi & harissa)

  • parsnip ravioli, rosemary brown butter, roast portobello, apple balsamic and crisped leeks

  • romanesco with romesco (and a couple of leeks)

  • Rosemary set custard with fresh figs and honey port sauce

  • roast courgette, green bean & fennel salad with puy lentils, zhoug, minted yoghurt and cumin crispbreads


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Portrait photograph by Nancy Forde.