Tag Archives: Seasonal

Slow Food Festival for Derry

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The best of local, clean, fair food will be on the menu when Derry City and Strabane District Council hosts Northern Ireland’s first Slow Food Festival over the weekend of October 8th and 9th in the latest of a series … Continue reading

Over 95% of Irelands leading restaurateurs using more local suppliers

Rob at the pass

According to the results of a Bord Bia Just Ask! Survey conducted in July: over 95% of Ireland’s leading restaurateurs have increased the amount of local suppliers they work with in the last 12 months 85% spend in excess of … Continue reading

Love Your Local Christmas Tree – Look for the Logo

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Christmas Trees Presented to Jack and Jill Foundation

Local Irish food and drink may take pride of place on our Christmas shopping lists, but do we ever give a thought to the origins of the decorations? It’s something well worth thinking about before we go and lash out … Continue reading

10 of the Top Food Trends for 2014

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Okay so we are nearing the end of January – just in time to put forward ten of the (many) food trends that we’ll be hearing plenty about in 2014 Free-From Foods – especially gluten-free, which is breaking out of … Continue reading

Burns Night Special – an Irish ‘haggis’

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William's Winter Warmer

So Burns Night is here at last – we’ve been waiting for it since January 6th, when the Christmas decorations came down. All because we have a strange but useful way of celebrating it around here, where it marks the … Continue reading

Marmalade Time

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One of the most evocative seasonal foods featured in our January e-zine was Seville oranges, such a precious fruit as their season is so short and their uses so specific. Marmalade is by far their most popular use and plenty … Continue reading