On Rachel Allen’s Sweet Christmas (8.30pm RTÉ 2), our Ballymaloe hostess serves up steamed pudding, mulled port pears with port jelly and spiced plum tarte tatin and a delicious mulled wine too. The garden florists in the Powerscourt Centre will be showing Donal how to decorate a table at Christmas, while he will be visiting a bakery to see how they do their mince pies. That's Kitchen Hero: Donal’s Christmas Feast, 8.00pm RTÉ One. The Savage Eye: An Irish Guide To Failure (10.00pm RTÉ 2) draws on four series.
Rachel Allen’s Sweet Christmas
8.30pm RTÉ 2
Rachel works her Christmas magic to produce festive fruity steamed pudding, mulled port pears with port jelly and spiced plum tarte tatin and she serves up a delicious mulled wine. She visits Dublin to see The Great Irish Bake Off’s Paul Kelly. Paul is the executive pastry chef at the Merrion Hotel and in the hotel kitchen he shows Rachel his edible interpretations of a Christmas tree, a cracker and a festive snow globe.
Kitchen Hero: Donal’s Christmas Feast
8.00pm RTÉ One
With Christmas fast approaching, this final programme in the series will have a Christmas theme, with Donal visiting a turkey farm and a bakery selling mince pies. The producers in this final programme include the Wildflour Bakery, Hell's Kettle Turkey farm (organic), and The Garden florists in the Powerscourt Centre. The folks there will be showing Donal how to decorate a table at Christmas. Donal's Dublin Feast will take place in Henrietta Street. Final programme in the series.
The Savage Eye: An Irish Guide To Failure
10.00pm RTÉ 2
We are faithfully promised that tonight’s edition will draw “a damning but hilarious conclusion about Ireland and its people. “ The show will include a summary of the most, ahem pertinent questions pertaining to our race and customs. The edition will revisit the most memorable sketches from the four series, linked together by our trusty narrator.