Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Ciara Brennan, Food Stall Holder

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Ciara Brennan, Food Stall Holder

Ciara Brennan is the woman behind Happy Food At Home.  You will find Ciara Brennan behind her stall at food markets and festival around the country. She is a...

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Saffron Rice Pudding – An Aromatic Twist On A Traditional Recipe

Saffron Rice Pudding – An Aromatic Twist On A Traditional Recipe

Saffron rice pudding? Are you mad? Pure Notions!  Pure notions is absolutely right and I do acknowledge that tis far from saffron rice pudding we were all raised. But...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Janice Casey Bracken, Chef and Teacher

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Janice Casey Bracken, Chef and Teacher

Janice Casey Bracken is the 2019 Louth Local Food Hero.  Janice Casey Bracken is a hard grafter. I love the story of how she came to a career in...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sheena Dignam, Food Tours Operator

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sheena Dignam, Food Tours Operator

Sheena Dignam is the creator of Galway Food Tours.  I met Sheena Dignam over two years ago now. I was at the media launch of the Galway Food Festival...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Aisling Flanagan, Sheep Milk Farmer

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Aisling Flanagan, Sheep Milk Farmer

Aisling Flanagan is a woman on a mission. That mission, if you choose to accept it, is for you to eat sheep milk yogurt. It has nothing added and...

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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...

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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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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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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sinead Hennessy, Food Tourism Officer

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sinead Hennessy, Food Tourism Officer

Sinead Hennessy is the official cheerleader of Irish Food. Sinead Hennessy is the Fáilte Ireland food tourism officer. What does this mean you ask? To me, it means she...

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