Applications open to Tipperary families to take part in RTÉ's Tastes Like Home with Catherine Fulvio


Catherine Fulvio's top RTÉ One TV show Tastes Like Home is back for a third series and is looking for participants from around the globe.

If you want to be the next TV foodie star and have a loved one living abroad, Tastes Like Home want to hear from you.

Catherine Fulvio, together with proud sponsor Londis, has issued a call out for applicants who wish to star in the third season of the show, which will air on RTÉ One later in 2018. “Food is part of our culture and our heritage and it is evident from this TV series, Tastes Like Home, that when we move abroad it is one of the first things we miss about home. It has been a pleasure for me to bring the distinctive flavours of Ireland to all four corners of the globe and I look forward to doing it again in series three thanks to Londis,” Catherine Fulvio says.

Carrick-on-Suir’s Ethel Power took part in a recent series of Tastes Like Home and says it was “a very wholesome experience from start to finish creating a wonderful family archive for my sister Oonagh and I”.

The hit series has followed Irish families from South Korea, London, Canada and South Africa with dishes including a mouthwatering seafood platter of smoked scallops and lobster to a traditional fish pie with a twist and a very Irish nettle and leek soup.

Tastes Like Home want you to share the dish that awakens the very best of memories with the nation. Catherine will visit your loved one wherever they live - be it Hong Kong, Iceland, Poland, Wellington or Brisbane - and help them recreate the dish that tastes like home.

As well as Irish families with loved ones abroad, the series wants to feature people or families who have settled here and now call Ireland 'home'. Catherine will meet you and then travel to visit your family and friends from your homeland.

Successful applicants will host Catherine in their home and teach her how to whip up their gastronomical delight. Catherine will then visit their loved ones abroad, taking viewers on a whistle-stop tour of their home away from home, before helping to recreate the dish that for them tastes like home.

How to enter

Applications are open until 29th April and you should be available for filming in May/June. Any level of cooking skills are required to feature on the show and a passion for homemade cooking is a must. To apply, simply submit an application form along with three family favourite recipes for consideration. RTÉ One, with the help of Londis, will recruit six successful participants from across the country. Visit your local Londis store to pick up an application form, apply directly online  or post your completed application forms to: Tastes Like Home TV Show, C/O Another Avenue, 14 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 or return them to your local Londis.  

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