About Bacon the Cookbook

Bacon the Cookbook is not just cookbook, it is a celebration of creative and accessible home cooking that centres bacon. Featuring innovative, exciting and always accessible recipes for home cooks

As seen on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch and featured in The Irish Sunday Times The Irish Examiner! Bacon the Cookbook was also shortlisted for Irish Cookbook of the Year in 2021.

"Utterly joyous" - Irish Examiner

"Niamh Shields's recipes always make me want to scuttle off straight into the kitchen" - Nigella Lawson

The second cookbook from food writer Niamh Shields, Bacon the Cookbook features 80 bacon-centric recipes in her innovative, enthusiastic and accessible style.

"Saw this book on Sunday brunch a few weeks back and decided to buy it having seen the reactions to the samples the studio guests tried on the show, I've only made a few of the dishes to date but have all been sensational.. Candied bacon fudge what a joy."

Don't miss Niamh's online cooking classes! Niamh taught cooking classes in several cooking schools in London over many years. Now in the pandemic, she has taken them to zoom. Numbers are capped at 20 so that they are interactive.

See below for current classes and we can't wait to teach and eat with you!