Archive for: March, 2016

By Mark Keane Ragnar Lothbrok returns with his fellow Vikings tonight on RTE2. Scandinavian cuisine has been strongly influencing world cuisine for the past few years and doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Everybody’s heard of Noma, known for pushing boundaries with dishes like raw squid with kelp and raw...

By Mark Keane How would you feel if your daily meals consisted of bacon squares with freeze dried scrambled eggs, rehydratable mac ’n’ cheese, and rehydratable chocolate pudding? This isn’t the menu of some new restaurant faffing around with molecular cuisine, but what astronauts have had to eat from the Apolla era to...

By Mark Keane Fancy trying some new tasty restaurants this weekend? Are you a kitchen gadget geek? We’ve got all your needs covered with this weeks Bite-Sized news!   New tasty restaurant Pickle on Camden Street All rights reserved No longer do you need to trek to Ananda restaurant in Dundrum Town Centre to get your...

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Harry Bookless, musician for the band Carriages, to talk about his favourite restaurants, guilty pleasure meal, and what food he just cannot stomach!    My first food memory? All rights reserved Kellogg’s Frosties are my first food memory. I remember living on them for the first...

By Mark Keane What exactly is the fate of Jon Snow? We are getting one step closer to finding out. Earlier this week HBO launched a teaser trailer for the upcoming season 6 of Game of Thrones, and unlike Kim Kardashian, it’s likely to break the internet! The sheer excitement and epic feel from 100 seconds of footage...

By Mark Keane You have to admire Conor McGregor’s chutzpah, like Icarus, he flew too high only to come crashing back down to earth. When you’re knocking everybody out in 1 round and then defeating the former pound-for-pound king in 13 seconds, it’s easy to believe you’re invincible and that you’re meteoric rise will...

By Mark Keane 2016 is to be a seminal year for Ireland with the celebration of “Ireland 2016”, a centenary programme to remember and reflect on 1916, as well as re-imagining our future. The St. Patrick’s Festival from 17th-20th of March is an official partner for the event, and will be showcasing all that is great...

By Mark Keane Conor McGregor, the kingpin of the UFC’s 145lb division, was set to make history on March 5th as he prepared to fight the 155lb Lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an attempt to become the first dual-weight UFC champion. A recurring theme for The Notorious is the fact that his opponents have had to...

By Mark Keane Madeleines are a classic little French cake, often served at Afternoon Tea. They are easy to make, look beautiful, and taste delicious. You will need to pick up specific Madeleine moulds but they are not expensive and well worth buying.    Lemon Madeleines All rights reserved Ingredients 4 medium...

By Mark Keane Mr. T pity’s the fool that doesn’t treat his/her mother right. He put into words what exactly Mother’s Day is about. Mr. T wanted people to know there is no other, like mother, so treat her right. Always love and take care of her as you only get one. This Mother’s Day we’ve come up with a selection of...