Declan Ryan was well known some years ago as a chef/restaurateur. Nowadays, he's famous for his wonderful range of breads, produced from a small bakery just outside Cork city. The breads include some traditional Irish soda breads as well as wholemeal, white and rye sourdough, and white, wholemeal and spelt yeast breads.Once you taste any of the breads, it's easy to understand their popularity, as they are fresh and wholesome as well as being very high quality
Artisan baker Declan Ryan of Arbutus Bread, and winner of the first Michelin star in Ireland, talks to Caroline Hennessy for SilverCircle.ie about the resurgence of interest in good quality bread and his grandmother’s recipe for brown soda bread. First published in 2009.