Imen McDonnell

Imen McDonnell is a food and lifestyle columnist for the Irish Farmers Journal and Irish Country Magazine. In a former life, she spent her days working in broadcast production while living in New York, Minneapolis and Los Angeles. She now resides on her husband’s grass-fed dairy family farm in rural Ireland and shares stories of farm life & food on her popular blog,

Imen’s modern Irish recipes have been featured in The New York Times, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times (UK) The Los Angeles Times, Saveur Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine (USA) and more.

She had a feature published in Condé Nast Traveler – A Guide to Ireland’s Best Craft Beer & Cider and another Irish Beef: A Taste Revelation featured on the new Irish Beef USA website.

Her first book, The Farmette Cookbook, Stories and Recipes from Life on an Irish Farm was published by ROOST BOOKS in 2016.


Twitter: @ModernFarmette

Blog: Farmette – American city meets Irish countryside