Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sarah Kelly, (Village) Butcher

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sarah Kelly, (Village) Butcher

When I started this column, in the early winter 2018, Sarah Kelly was one of the first three women I asked would they consider being featured.  Sarah Kelly, owns...

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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...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Mary Farrell, Executive Chef

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Mary Farrell, Executive Chef

Not many of you will have heard of Mary Farrell. Unless you, yourself, work in the food industry in Ireland.  A while back, I asked for ideas as to...

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Carrots Glazed In Wild Garlic Butter

Carrots Glazed In Wild Garlic Butter

This weekend is St Patrick’s weekend which means that, in Ireland, we get three days off and I love it. It gives me time to relax and think about...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Dr Kirstie McAdoo, Head Of Education And Research

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Dr Kirstie McAdoo, Head Of Education And Research

Kirstie McAdoo is the Head of Education at Airfield Estate.  I first met Dr Kirstie McAdoo at one of Airfield‘s now defunct food talks. Ireland being Ireland, the event...

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Pear And Vanilla Clafoutis Or The Five Minutes Cake

Pear And Vanilla Clafoutis Or The Five Minutes Cake

See the way somedays you’ve got a massive hankering for a bit of cake? I find that those hankering regularly happen to me when I’m feeling lazy and sluggish....

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Katy McGuinness, Food Writer

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Katy McGuinness, Food Writer

Katy McGuinness is a food writer and a restaurant critic in Ireland.  When Katy McGuinness agreed to be part of this series, I had to pinch myself. If I’m...

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Sticky Spicy Garlic Chicken Recipe

Sticky Spicy Garlic Chicken Recipe

This is an easy mid week dinner idea. I’ve used some of the staple ingredients from my presses and just marinated the chicken. It could be pork, it could...

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Halloumi And Mixed Beans Salad

Halloumi And Mixed Beans Salad

It’s January and we’re all broke and have eaten rings around ourselves (it’s not just me, right?) for the last while. Some are doing veganuary, others are hitting the...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry: Carmel McGuirr, Head Chef At MacNean House

Women Of The Irish Food Industry: Carmel McGuirr, Head Chef At MacNean House

Carmel McGuirr is the head chef at MacNean House in Blacklion, co. Cavan.  When I started writing this series, a couple of months ago, Neven Maguire contacted me to...

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