Ireland’s own Kitchen Hero, Donal Skehan is flying the flag this St Patrick’s Day!
Having launched his youtube channel this time last year, it now has over 150,000 subscribers tuning in weekly making it the most-subscribed-to food based youtube channel in Ireland.
As a proud Irish man, Donal is passionate about promoting Ireland to his international audience, so he has launched Donal’s Big St. Patrick’s Day Collaboration!
Donal has invited some of the biggest food youtubers from across the globe to take part and cook some Irish inspired dishes on their channel in the run up to St Patrick’s Day. With a recipe line up including Irish Stew, Traditional Irish Scones, Barmbrack and even Chocolate Guinness Cake, there is a recipe for everyone to try!
See all of the cooking collaboration videos in the playlist below (for recipes, check out Donal's Youtube channel here) .
For a complete list of Donal's collaborators, scroll down.
As well as Donal’s Irish recipe videos going live each day, the following youtubers will be cooking up an Irish storm on their channels throughout the week as part of the collaboration:
• My Cupcake Addiction – 1,232,228 subscribers
• My Virgin Kitchen – 179,852 subscribers
• Emmy Made in Japan – 382,477 subscribers
• Sorted Food – 1,125,540 subscribers
• Byron Talbott – 608,049 subscribers
• The Domestic Geek – 292,550 subscribers
• Bigger Bolder Baking – 214,991 subscribers
• Entertaining with Beth – 178,604 subscribers
“I am passionate about Irish food & ingredients so I’m delighted to be able to share a compilation of traditional and Irish inspired recipe videos throughout the week. I believe Irish cuisine is some of the best in the world so I am thrilled to be able to help give it the global platform it deserves.”
As well as promoting Ireland through his youtube channel, Donal has been invited to cook some of his favourite recipes to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on The Today Show on NBC in the US. With over 4 million viewers, this is a fantastic opportunity to promote Ireland and Irish food to a huge audience.
Taking both the NBC and youtube viewership into account, Donal will be promoting Irish food to a combined audience spanning well over 10 million in the run up to St Patrick’s Day and that’s a whole lot of Irish cheer!
Alongside all the St. Patrick’s Day fun, this week acclaimed UK publishing house Hodder & Stoughton have acquired the rights to Donal’s forthcoming cookbook. The book will be Donal’s 6th publication and will be released in October 2015.