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That's amore! Donal Skehan's alluring and authentic Italian recipes inspired by the Amalfi coast

These three recipes bring me right back to my honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast

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Limocello Cake

Limocello Cake

Cockagee cider

Cockagee cider

Oliver

Oliver

Gnocchi Di Mamma (Alla Sorrentina)

Gnocchi Di Mamma (Alla Sorrentina)

Spaghetti Alle Vongole

Spaghetti Alle Vongole

Drummond House garlic scapes

Drummond House garlic scapes

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Limocello Cake

Sofie and I are celebrating five years since we got married in June 2015 in Dublin City Hall. This time of year always reminds me of that memorable day. We headed to Lisnavagh House in Carlow for our wedding reception where we had flowers from Mark Grehan who runs 'The Garden' florist in Powerscourt Townhouse.

Food was curated by our friends Jeni Glasgow and Reuven Diaz who worked their magic and created a menu filled with lots to excite and entice the taste buds - from shots of shōchū with oyster leaves, pork belly yuk sung, and platters of hanger steaks with grilled garlic scapes served with sweet and sour soy dipping sauce and miso mayo. For dessert, Jeni's dreamy sweet meringue clouds with sweetened cream, fruits and edible flowers. A beautiful summer feast that remains one of my most memorable meals.

After a wild evening of dancing to an ABBA tribute band, which went down very well with the Swedish relations, we headed off on honeymoon to the Amalfi Coast.