Archive for: 2015

My first food memory? Eating Nutella straight from the jar with a teaspoon/my paw. I’ve always been a chocoholic. I like to think Nutella is good for you because it contains nuts?! Best local area for restaurants? George’s/Camden Street. It has such an eclectic mix of fantastic restaurants for both casual and...

By Mark Keane A Christmas meal is roast turkey with all the trimmings. We hear about people doing duck, goose or roast beef instead, but it’s just not the same. We believe in not trying to reinvent the wheel, turkey is here to stay, however let’s see what we can for those bit part players, the trimmings.   1. The...

By Mark Keane Enjoying Christmas at home but still curious about what’s happening in the outside world? We have you covered with a special Christmas Bite Sized news of the week!   Free beer on New Year’s eve All rights reserved Beer lovers generally don’t need a reason to visit the Galway Bay Brewery bars around Dublin....

By Mark Keane New Year’s Eve always has the potential to be an expensive disappointing night out. Each year we make plans to have the most amazing night with friends. Sadly, more often than not, you will find yourself in an extremely packed bar or club, unable to get a drink, and with no idea where all your friends...

By Mark Keane 2015 was a great year for food and drink lovers. After plenty of discussion, and a little arguing, we came up with our 50 favourite things of the past year. From fine dining to doughnuts, this Best of 2015 list has everything covered!    1. Food scene outside of Dublin The fine dining scene outside of...

By Mark Keane Alan Higgins, the Head Chef of Nautilus in Malahide, sat down with MenuPages to discuss the restaurant’s long awaited re-opening, the key to a perfect dessert, and how to cook a tasty Christmas dinner with none of the stress. Nautilus has been closed for around 6 months due to a fire, what does it mean...

By Manon Gustave The new Star Wars is finally here, and is filling Movie theatres across the country, it is being greeted with great anticipation from fanatics young and old. At Menupages, we haven’t had the chance to see it yet! While waiting, we tried to find the best way to get our Star Wars fix… May the force be...

By Manon Gustave “Oh Come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant, come ye, oh co-o-o-me ye to… Dublin.” It is most definitely Christmas time, there is time to enjoy fun, family, snow ( for the lucky ones), presents … And especially food! The youngsters are looking forward to the Christmas morning with gifts under the...

 Ganache recipe Ingredients: 200 grams 70% dark chocolate 240 grams Double cream 80 grams butter 20 grams caster sugar Zest of 3 oranges Pinch of Maldon sea salt Method: Put the orange zest and sugar into the cream, heat slightly, place aside for an hour or two Break the chocolate into small pieces, place in a...

By Mark Keane When you think of Christmas time, you think of Santa, reindeer, roast turkey, presents, and of course chocolate, lots of chocolate. The original purveyors of happiness, Butlers Chocolate, have all your chocolate needs covered this Christmas. It’s easy to get lost in dreams of cocoa beans, Bailey’s...