Archive for: October, 2017

With Storm Brian on it’s way, everyone is stocking up on the bare necessities so as not to be caught out again like with Ophelia. Why not go that extra mile and treat yourself to some fine alcoholic beverages too, sure if nothing else you’d need to calm your nerves besides it is still a Friday night! We’ve come up...

As it nears closer to the weekend our healthy eating standards can start to go out the window, especially when co-workers tempt your will power with tasty home baked goods, office birthdays (resulting in cakes) or a communal snack drawer/press/cabinet. Whatever your poison we’ve come up with a few tips to help you get...

As my mum always says it’s never too early to learn how to cook! Cooking with kids can be used as a great bonding experience, a fun hobby/project or just something to keep them entertained and quiet for an hour or two! The tricky part can be finding recipes suitable for different ages and skill levels not to mention...

A wild, cyclone-resistant bean on the edge of extinction has been preserved by scientists on a mission to conserve the diversity of the world’s crops and nourish weather-battered communities. The Crop Trust, which has supported a major deposit 4,335 samples of seeds into the world’s largest seed bank: the Svalbard...

Following the delectable tasting & einformative workshop ‘Spanish food in the 21st Century‘ hosted by the lovely Blanca Valencia last night, we wanted to share with you some of the produce used and where you can purchase them to achieve an authentic Spanish charcuterie of your very own.   Morcilla – ‘Black...

For many of us, coffee has become a fundamental part of our daily routine. Coffee is the second most trade-able commodity in the world, second only to oil. Extremely high consumption rates of coffee on a global scale means the multi-billion euro industry is causing severe damage to our environment. A recent poll by...

Earlier this evening 15 Irish restaurants were awarded Gongs at the Just Eat National Takeaway Awards. Just Eat, Ireland’s leading online food delivery service held the annual awards for the fourth consecutive year. The awards are unique in the sense that they’re currently the only awards in Ireland which celebrate not...

Need something to take your mind of the blustery gales from #Ophelia? The Instituto Cervantes premieres their first of Spanish Food in the 21st Century workshops on Charcuterie.   The workshop will be championing the hero known as Ibérico ham, Spanish charcuterie expert, Blanca Valencia will introduce attendees of the...

The Exchequer’s new and exciting venture Wine Bar & Restaurant in Ranelagh have launched a brand new menu created by head chef Marty Montgomery. A fresh concept of combining the richness of Italian cuisine and the freshness of Asian influences utilising the best of locally source ingredients to give their patrons a...

To whom it may concern,   Firstly, I would like to wholeheartedly apologise for the offence I have caused via the social media post yesterday evening (October 12th 2017) . I take full responsibility for the competition promotion entry.   I failed to understand the offence this has caused and I sincerely...