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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...

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...

You’ll Need Vegan margarine, for greasing 300g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 300g granulated sugar 375 ml soya milk 125 ml vegetable oil 7 tbsp seedless raspberry jam 1 tsp vanilla extract For the icing 40ml soya milk 85gvegan dark chocolate (broken into small...

You can’t escape a menu, chef or fellow foodie that isn’t talking about the importance of seasonality in food. Seasonality of food refers to the times of year when the harvest or the flavour of a given type food is at it’s very best. This is usually the time when the item is the cheapest and freshest on the market....

Breakfast recipe: Scrambled ‘egg’ on toast A delicious start to the day, great with veganized full English breakfasts or in breakfast burritos! The possibilities are endless.  Ingredients •    10 oz (285g) plain tofu (found in supermarkets as well as health and Asian food stores) •    2 tbsp vegetable oil •    1 tsp...

The Irish Curry Awards, in association with Cobra Beer, UTIS Holdings and BJ Productions, took place this week at the Crowne Plaza, Shaw’s Bridge, and celebrated the best restaurants and curries on the island of Ireland, for a second year. Twelve Dublin eateries took home gold awards on the night including; Indie...

During the month of November, restaurants across Ireland challenge their guests to dine in the dark to raise awareness and vital funds for life changing sight loss services in Ireland. This immersive experience allows people to challenge their thinking around sight loss and the people affected by it. NCBI’s wonderful...

The new lifestyle restaurant provides dining options throughout the day, along with take-out from the deli. Customers can dine at the stunning 1950s style countertop bar or in the 90-seater restaurant, while exclusive event hire is also available.  Well-known restaurateurs Harold Lynch and Beth Haughton have designed...

Hoisin tortilla wraps  You’ll need: 4 tortilla wraps 1/2 yellow pepper 1/2 red pepper 1/2 green pepper 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red onion, chopped 150 g vegan mince or tofu 200 g mushrooms, quartered 60 ml water 5 tbsp vegan Hoisin sauce 3-4 tbsp spicy tomato salsa Salt to taste Method Warm tortilla wraps following...