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Alan Shatter to cook trifle and mash on TV3 celeb restaurant show

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy is taking part too!

Shatter with his professional mentors.
Shatter with his professional mentors.
Image: TV3

FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER Alan Shatter is turn his talents from erotic writing and er, ministering, to cooking.

He’s been confirmed as one of the celebrity contestants on TV3′s The Restaurant, which kicks off on Wednesday 7 January with Shatter’s episode.

Entrepreneur Jackie Lavin, Irish rugby player Andrew Trimble, State Pathologist Marie Cassidy, model Roz Purcell and musician Sharon Shannon will also be taking part.

The chefs will have to cook up a storm to impress expert food tasters Tom Doorley and Paolo Tullio, along with a guest food critic every week (Rachel Allen in Shatter’s case. Buttah, etc).

Here’s Al’s menu:


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