Archive for: November, 2017

We all live busy lives, which can make it difficult to stick to a meal plan and can lead to cutting a few corners for the sake of convenience or cost. We’ve all been there at the end of the month living on beans till the faithful payday gracing us with it’s presence! That’s why it’s important to have some quick, easy and...

The Basics Going vegan can be tough enough dealing with non-vegan people doubting your decision and highlighting myths that going vegan does not provide a balanced nutritional diet. Theres a few stereotypes about vegans struggling to meet their nutritional needs, and we feel that it’s about time to put these...

Recipe to impress non-vegan friends, so good they may not even know the difference! While there are many, many recipes that would impress your friends, this one really takes the biscuit. Makes 12 slices You’ll Need: For the shortbread  250g plain flour 100g caster sugar 175g vegan margarine For the caramel 100g vegan...

With the second gin craze in full swing we have been bestowed with the gift of amazing craft & artisanal brews that are a god send to gin lovers all over, especially here in Ireland. As we are fast becoming known as an award winning producer of fine craft gins. So to celebrate this gin craze we’ve put together some...

Purple Sage Restaurant, Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, an award winning AA Rosette recipient, RAC distinction for culinary excellence, not to mention, the restaurant’s worthy inclusion in the ‘Georgina Campbell’s’ (Ireland) Restaurant Guide, the Purple Sage is sure to stimulate the senses. Throughout the restaurant’s...

Dublin’s own Eatyard is being transformed with sugary delishousness & liqour into the  ‘Treatyard’ and we are OBSESSED already! For one weekend only Baileys is partnering with Dublin’s Eatyard to create a deliciously indulgent experience. Baileys Treatyard, taking place ‪Friday 10, ‪Saturday 11 and ‪Sunday 12 November...

You & Me is a brand new restaurant and promises to add to a very popular dining scene in Drumcondra.  You & Me accommodates for breakfast, lunch and evening dining.  It allows you to enjoy an extraordinary dining experience at a very ordinary price.  Throughout the day, You & Me is a family restaurant with a quirky...

Full of nutty goodness, this is a much healthier  – version of a Greek classic, a perfect winter warmer for this time of year! Serves 2-3. Ingredients •    5 tbsp vegetable oil •    1 large aubergine (1/2 cm slices) •    1 large onion (chopped) •    115g mushrooms (sliced) •    1 garlic clove (crushed) •    4 tomatoes...

Ever wondered how the very best restaurants create such gorgeous plates of food? Well now’s your chance to learn from the best. The theme of each cooking event will be around seasonal produce and classes will be intimate in size to allow for detailed and individual attention. The CLIFF academy are hosting a variety of...

On 6 November 2017, an international jury chaired by Greek celebrity chef Argiro Barbarigou announced the European Young Chef for 2017. The winner, Aisling Rock from Galway, European Region of Gastronomy 2018 impressed the panel with her dish: Mackerel, Pickle, Sheep Yoghurt. Based on the traditional recipe Salted...