If you need to be reminded how delicious and healthy Irish mussels are, look out for another of the very successful Bord Bia Flex Your Mussels Campaigns. Running for two weeks, from 22nd October to 4th November 2018, it will … Continue reading
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Time to Flex your Mussels Again!
Flex your Mussels!
7744 IRISH Mussels Infographic 2018 A4 V2 If you need to be reminded how delicious and healthy Irish mussels are, look out for the Bord Bia Flex your Mussels Campaign. Running for two weeks, from June 4th-17th 2018, it will … Continue reading
Cloughjordan Eco Village – Not Just A Utopian Dream
Having whizzed by the sign on the M7 many a time, a visit to Cloughjordan Eco Village was long overdue – so an invitation to take in lunch and the conducted tour of this inspiring place on our Irish Food … Continue reading
Proclamation of the Food Republic
In the lead up to the real anniversary of the Easter Rising on 24 April, Food Sovereignty Ireland (www.foodsovereigntyireland.org) are asking people to share pictures of Food Sovereignty meals featuring food from their area, or not, as the case may … Continue reading
St Patrick’s Food is Back on the Menu
The fermented and wild foods St Patrick dined on in the 5th century are back among the hottest food trends internationally, according to UCC food historian Regina Sexton. “This was neither a throw-away nor a take-away society and people took … Continue reading
Leading Light – Rua Accolade for Championing Local Foods
County Mayo’s well deserved reputation as a leading light in Ireland’s good food revolution is down to the hard work and determination of a relatively small but growing number of dedicated people – and it would be hard to imagine … Continue reading
No More 3 Egg Omelettes?
Yes, I agree – mid January does seem a bit late for New Year resolutions but, as Trish Deseine reminded me this week, in France they have the good sense to give themselves the whole month of January. They also … Continue reading
Real Bread Ireland and Real Bread Week
Tidying my desk today I happened to come across a Slow Food Ireland article from 2011 by that great baker (and teacher) Derek O’Brien, on The Revival of Real Bread – a timely reminder that this is not only the … Continue reading
Delight is in the Detail – Dish of the Month
Cheesy-Grilled Hake This brilliant fish dish was made with pollock in the seafood cookery book ‘From Tide To Table’ that we published in association with BIM in 2008 (now unfortunately out of print). It had featured in BIM calendars and, … Continue reading
Westport Food Festival
A highlight of the autumn festival season, The Westport Food Festival is a lovely event where quality and encouraging everyone to make a genuine contribution (while having a thoroughly good time) is far more important than attracting huge crowds. Although … Continue reading