SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

So here we are, it’s nearly Christmas and people are starting to shop and wonder what to get for their loved ones. I’ve been looking into giving subscriptions. I’ll...

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FORTY EIGHT HOURS IN COUNTY GALWAY

FORTY EIGHT HOURS IN COUNTY GALWAY

It was just after the last of the lock-downs, the sun was shining, it was Pride weekend, the leaving cert was just finished and Galway City was heaving with...

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THE GREAT LIST OF GASTRONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN IRELAND

THE GREAT LIST OF GASTRONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN IRELAND

Let me start by saying this list cannot possibly cover everything and everywhere. I have been researching and asking for information for months now and if I’ve missed something...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – CATHRYN BELL, SOMMELIER

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – CATHRYN BELL, SOMMELIER

Cathryn Bell has a career which should be written in lights in the Great Big Book Of Good Wine. Cathryn is originally from Wales and holds a degree in...

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ONE-POT CHICKEN AND PEPPERS CASSEROLE

ONE-POT CHICKEN AND PEPPERS CASSEROLE

I’ve this brilliant cook book called the Flavour Thesaurus (affiliate link) and it’s one of the books I use the most for inspiration when I don’t know what to...

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ELOTES IN A BOWL

ELOTES IN A BOWL

These are a riff on one of my very favourite dishes in Dublin, the 777 elotes. They are sticky to hold and messy to eat, half the cheese might...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – JUDI KINNANE, CAFE OWNER

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – JUDI KINNANE, CAFE OWNER

Judi Kinnane is the very hands on engine behind the Espresso Bar on the pier in Kilkee, Co. Clare. Her story is fascinating for the fact that she shows...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – SARAH MCKENNA, CERAMICS ARTIST

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – SARAH MCKENNA, CERAMICS ARTIST

Sarah McKenna is not strictly in the food industry but in my book she is very much adjacent to it and her work can enhance your gastronomic experience so...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – KATIE O’CARROLL, HEAD CHEF

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – KATIE O’CARROLL, HEAD CHEF

I met Katie O’Carroll, online, when I first put out a shout-out on Twitter to find out what restaurants had outdoor seating in Ireland. As it happens Dooley’s of...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – AOIFE NOONAN PASTRY CHEF

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – AOIFE NOONAN PASTRY CHEF

Aoife Noonan is woman on a mission and if you don’t know her name, you have been under a rock and will soon join her ever growing fan club....

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