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Programme 1: Home cooking

Gone are the vol au vents our mothers served at buffet suppers. Veuve Cliquot is more likely on the lips of the aspiring Irish yummy mummy.

In the 1960's Irish women were at the cooker coalface while men avoided the rattle of pots and pans.

Chef Rachel Allen's Crème Brulée is a far cry from RTÉ cook Monica Sheridan's sherry trifle. And the 70's Calor Housewife is now, no doubt, running a Celtic corporation.

Do Irish families still sit down over a Sunday pot roast, or are pot noodles in front of the telly more the done thing now?

Gallery: Home cooking