Donal Skehan is a food writer, food photographer and television presenter living in Dublin, Ireland. Inspired by a family of passionate food lovers who have worked in the food industry for over 60 years, cooking and eating hearty home cooked food has always been a way of life. Throughout his cookbooks and TV series, Donal’s recipes are accessible, inspiring and encouraging for the everyday home cook.
Donal got his start in the world of food when he started a food blog in 2007, he was offered a book deal which coincided with his first television series. Donal is now one of Ireland’s most popular food profiles.
His television career has seen him learning the secrets of Italian cookery from 13 incredible Nonna’s on FOX International’s “Grandma’s Boy”, judge some of the UK’s finest young cooks on BBC’s “Junior MasterChef” and use his Swedish language skills while he presents Sweden’s biggest food show “Mitt Kok”.
Donal’s YouTube channel has been incredibly popular and with 3 weekly videos, over 11 million views and 295,000 subscribers worldwide, it has become one of his most successful platforms to date.
Apart from food, Donal is an accomplished food photographer and shoots high end images for publishing houses in the UK.