Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Róisín Matthews, Educator

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Róisín Matthews, Educator

Róisín Matthews owns Mess Chef, a business which offers cookery and sensory play classes.  There is more and more talk around the fact that food education matters greatly and that teaching kids the basics of food and cooking helps them have a healthy and fulfilling relationship with food later on in life. With her business, Róisín Matthews is at the... Read More

Left-Over Lamb And Peas – Spring In A Plate

Left-Over Lamb And Peas – Spring In A Plate

You’ve had your Easter dinner and more than likely it was lamb. If you’re anything like me, you might have done a joint big enough for ten people when in fact, you’re only a small family. You’re now left with two thirds of a gigantic leg of glorious lamb and you don’t want to waste it but what to do, what... Read More

N’Duja Pasta Bake – A Recipe For When You Need A Quick Bite

N’Duja Pasta Bake – A Recipe For When You Need A Quick Bite

N’duja is spicy sausage spread from Calabria in Italy. You don’t need to cook it, it’s spreadable and it is delicious on warm toasted bread. N’duja contains chilis so it’s quite hot and not to everybody’s taste but I love it.  You can find n’duja in a simple sausage form (width of a salami now, not a breakfast sausage) or... Read More

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Róisín Gillen, Chef

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Róisín Gillen, Chef

Róisín Gillen is some woman for one woman. It’s hard to talk about Róisín Gillen without mentioning her close working relationship with Damien Grey. Although Damien was the face of Heron & Grey and now of Liath, Róisín has worked hard to help him achieve his Michelin star.  With such passion and dedication, there is nothing to say that the magic... Read More

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sandy Harrington, Chef Manager

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sandy Harrington, Chef Manager

Sandy Harrington is the Chef Manager at Bandon Grammar School.  As this series keeps running, it is becoming evident that there are so many roles in the irish food industry, that I had never considered. We have have read about chefs, food writers, food photographers, food champions and now it’s time for the food educator. In walks, Sandy Harrington.  I’m... Read More

New Restaurant Trends From Around The World

New Restaurant Trends From Around The World

I always like to keep an eye on new restaurants around the world, as what’s happening today in Tokyo will soon be happening in a Restaurant in Limerick or Donegal. So here are some of my recent favourites.   The Weeping Spoon, Newfoundland At first this seems that this is a normal seafood bistro, but soon you notice that all... Read More

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