Meet The Contestants
Katie Maher lives in Ennis, Co. Clare with her husband Tony. Katie is the mother of 4 boys Michael 27; James 25; Peter 21 & Stephen 17 and it’s her son Micheal who is living away from home, he was living in Germany for a number of years and in February he moved to live in Barcelona, Spain. Katie’s family owned and ran a bakery in Ennis until 2000 so good food was always a feature of their lives. Her sons have all been interested in running so food played a huge role in their training and diets so cooking good wholesome food from scratch was always a priority for Katie.
Michael is the eldest of the 4 brothers and he went to school in Ennis, and studied Biological & Chemical Science in UCC, He moved to Germany a number of years ago to complete a Master’s Degree in Munich in Nutrition & Biomedicine it focused on disease in relation to nutrition on a molecular level. Since he was 8 yrs Micheal has been a keen athlete and has been interested in how the body works and how it reacts to nutrition stems from his interest in running & physical activity & endurance.
In this episode Katie teaches Catherine to cook their family favourite Chicken Fricassee, which is one of their ultimate comfort food, and was eaten after a freezing cold rainy mucky cross country race.
Barcelona Cable Car
Barcelona Ice Bar
Barcelona Market Vegetables
Visiting Barcelona V2