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Remembering David Tiernan

I’ve been working late tonight, filing my wine column copy before I head away for a break in the new year, listening to the melancholy sounds of Blue of the Night on Lyric, sipping a drop of Priorat wine and snacking on Glebe Brethan cheese with my boyfriend’s sister’s home-made green tomato chutney. The chutney tastes even better with the knowledge that it is one of just a few precious jars made from this year’s crop. But the cheese is particularly precious. Though still available in the likes of Sheridan’s, it won’t be for long. Its producer, the late, great cheesemaker David Tiernan, tragically passed away all too early this year… Below is what I wrote about Glebe Brethan 11 months before his untimely death for a St Patrick’s Day focus on winners of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards 2012. It is followed by an edited version of what I wrote for Food & Wine Magazine after his death. Read the rest of this entry

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