SLOW-COOKED DINNER RECIPES

SLOW-COOKED DINNER RECIPES

As I’m working from home these days, I’ve a lot more time to cook dinners from scratch. Slow and low is how I’m cooking a lot these days. When...

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A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SOUPS

A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SOUPS

It’s here, it’s arrived, it’s soup season and I love it. From January onwards, I am a soup fiend. I used to hate soup and saw it as a...

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CLEMENTINE AND CRANBERRIES CLAFOUTIS

CLEMENTINE AND CRANBERRIES CLAFOUTIS

I have no love for the traditional Irish Christmas desserts, be it Christmas cake, pudding or even your beloved mince pies. I don’t hate them per se, but they...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – SHAMIM DE BRUN, DRINK CONTENT SPECIALIST

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – SHAMIM DE BRUN, DRINK CONTENT SPECIALIST

Shamim De Brun is the content creator for Mitchell & Son, a wine merchant with a shop in Glasthule, in South Dublin and also in CHQ, Dublin 1. She...

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WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – SHARON NOONAN, MARKETING QUEEN

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – SHARON NOONAN, MARKETING QUEEN

Sharon Noonan first got in touch with me after I published my map of outdoors places in Ireland. She asked me to come and have a chat for her...

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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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