Season 3 Episode 4 – Contestant Info
Our contributors are sisters Nikki and Jill. Jill has been living abroad since she was 18. She lives in Gran Canaria with her daughter Carolina.
Nikki is married to husband Niall who is the 2nd youngest of 14, lots of nieces and nephews. My sister Jill firstly lived in Majorca then moved to Ibiza where Nikki and Jill ran an Irish Bar called Finnegans Wake and we had another bar and Restaurant, after divorcing she then moved to Gran Canaria, over 20 years ago now, where she settled. Nikki opted to return home to take care of their parents and she currently runs a B&B where she enjoys meeting people from all around the world.
Jill finished school and wasn’t too sure what she wanted to do so took up a job working as an au pair in Spain, and has lived abroad since she was 18, she is now longer living away from Ireland than she ever lived in Ireland. Jill and her daughter Carolina own and run a legal & consultancy firm in Las Palmas, the Capital of Gran Canaria and when she is not at work Jill enjoys the outdoors – she goes walking and enjoys a round of golf from time to time.
In this episode, we first meet Nikki at the Powerscourt Gardens to find out who is the family member living away from home. Later Nikki rustles up the dish that reminds Jill of home in Bray, a Pork and Prunes dish.
Catherine then travels to Anfi Tauro in hope to replicate Nikki’s dish and bring a taste like home over to Jill.