Eat & Drink

For anyone getting into the Christmas spirit early with those Friday feels, why not try a delicious vegan cocktail? You’ll Need: 30ml vodka Handful fresh cranberries (or thaw frozen) 2-3 lime slices Ice 60ml 100% pure unsweetened vegan cranberry juice 1 cup soda water Agave nectar/golden syrup/1 teaspoon of sugar (to...

Tempeh is fermented soybeans, and many people consider it to be even tastier than tofu. It’s generally easier to cook with too. You can find it in Chinese supermarkets, online and in health food stores, or you can use seitan or tofu instead. You’ll Need: 200g tempeh, seitan or firm tofu 2 tbsp vegetable oil 250g bok...

Soup is essential especially coming into this freezing winter weather, so here’s a simple go to recipe that’s quick and perfect for warming you up perfect for lunch and can be frozen for storage too 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger 1 tbsp vegan Thai red curry paste 1 tsp salt 660g...

Lunch recipe: Vegan bolognese This hearty meal serves 4-6: you can save the leftovers and fridge/freeze them for later. Ingredients 1 large cup green lentils (can use a large cup of vegan mince or a can of beans instead) 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 chopped garlic cloves 1 chopped onion 1 chopped carrot 1 big stick of...

Kilronan Castle is one of Ireland’s most exclusive and luxurious Castle Hotels, located in a secluded corner of the West of Ireland on the shores of Lough Meelagh in Roscommon. It boasts a rich history as the ancestral home of the Tennison family and the Colonel King Tennison, lovingly restored to its former glory...

Since opening, Sagarmatha Kitchen has been recognised as one of Dublin’s finest Nepalese restaurants. It is clear they take pride in using only the freshest ingredients to ensure an enjoyable and unique experience for all thei customers. Sagarmatha’s foods are simply spiced and authentic with subtle flavours. This is...

According to Forbes magazine: In August, the former Burger King restaurant in Encinitas, California, was taken over by another company which continued to serve burgers, fries and shakes via the drive-thru window. There was one major difference though: the items on the menu are all vegan. Plant Power Fast Food moved...

Following last nights event at the Instituto Cervantes, a masterclass on Spanish cheeses thought by the lovely Blanca Valencia as part of a series of Spanish food in the 21st century. We’ve decided to share with you where you can pick up some authentic Spanish quesos for you to enjoy a taste of Spain at home. Cabrales...

Dinner recipe: Black bean burgers  – From the book Isa Does It by Isa Chandra Moskowitz  You’ll Need: For the burgers 1 can black beans 1 can black–eyed peas (rinsed and drained) 150g red bell pepper (finely chopped) 50g finely scallions (chopped 3 tablespoons fresh coriander (finely chopped) 2 teaspoons Jamaican curry...

Geoff Nordell, owner of Bow Lane, has brought in Gavin McDonagh as Executive Chef to run the food end of his award-winning craft cocktail bar. Along with General Manager Matt Dillon, Gavin will be re-inventing the menus, food and wine offering in the Aungier Street venue. Gavin is best known for his innovative take...