Armelle's Kitchen

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Gender Female
Location Kilcullen, Co.Kildare, Ireland
Introduction I grew up in Harnes in the north of France, close to the Belgian border, where my parents still live. I started travelling when I was 23, when I worked for Disney in a french gastronomic restaurant in Orlando. I arrived in Dublin in October 2000 and loved the people and the atmosphere straight away. I kept on working hard and learning a lot in the food&drink industry, and by 2003 I was managing a restaurant that turned 1000 customers a year, and loving it. It's in 2004 that Kenny and I met, and we moved from Donabate to Kilcullen in 2006. That's when the serious cooking started in the house... Today we cook every lunch&dinner, everything from scratch; and Kenny brings his own lunches to work. After being made redundant twice for economical reasons last year, I came up with the idea of opening my own kitchen, and offer some proper homemade and healthy food. Baking cakes and tarts is obvious to me, because I grew up baking with both my parents. I got the pastry gene from them!
Interests Photography, reading, hill walking (not too far and not too long...) Baking, cooking of course!
Favorite Movies The game, Amelie Poulain, le pere Noel est une ordure.