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 By James Albert Something of a belated New Year for our Weekly Instagram fix, but its certainly a happy one. January brings in to question the compass of well-being; is it time to take a break from all tings alcohol? Do you have to start a new diet now for it to work? We wouldn’t suggest either of those things to be...

By Manon Gustave Officially, the ‘modern Italian Flag’ has been used since 7th of January 1797. Later, the ‘modern pizza’  was invented in the city of Naples around 1889 by the baker Raffaele Esposito, becoming a symbol almost as important as its flag. Since then his recipes has become one of the world’s...

By Mark Keane RTE have launched a new five-part show to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising. “Rebellion” is a big budget period drama with an eye for proper production values. It’s interesting seeing old authentic rifles and military uniforms being used, but will they show the nitty gritty of what food people had to...

By Mark Keane A Christmas meal is roast turkey with all the trimmings. We hear about people doing duck, goose or roast beef instead, but it’s just not the same. We believe in not trying to reinvent the wheel, turkey is here to stay, however let’s see what we can for those bit part players, the trimmings.   1. The...

By Mark Keane 2015 was a great year for food and drink lovers. After plenty of discussion, and a little arguing, we came up with our 50 favourite things of the past year. From fine dining to doughnuts, this Best of 2015 list has everything covered!    1. Food scene outside of Dublin The fine dining scene outside of...

By Mark Keane Alan Higgins, the Head Chef of Nautilus in Malahide, sat down with MenuPages to discuss the restaurant’s long awaited re-opening, the key to a perfect dessert, and how to cook a tasty Christmas dinner with none of the stress. Nautilus has been closed for around 6 months due to a fire, what does it mean...

By Manon Gustave The new Star Wars is finally here, and is filling Movie theatres across the country, it is being greeted with great anticipation from fanatics young and old. At Menupages, we haven’t had the chance to see it yet! While waiting, we tried to find the best way to get our Star Wars fix… May the force be...

By Manon Gustave “Oh Come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant, come ye, oh co-o-o-me ye to… Dublin.” It is most definitely Christmas time, there is time to enjoy fun, family, snow ( for the lucky ones), presents … And especially food! The youngsters are looking forward to the Christmas morning with gifts under the...

By Mark Keane When you think of Christmas time, you think of Santa, reindeer, roast turkey, presents, and of course chocolate, lots of chocolate. The original purveyors of happiness, Butlers Chocolate, have all your chocolate needs covered this Christmas. It’s easy to get lost in dreams of cocoa beans, Bailey’s...

By Manon Gustave No one really knows where it first came from and no one can agree when it was first made? The earliest signs of it date back around 4,000 years, now cheese has a global presence and each country offers their own speciality. It can be used in the most elaborate recipe or served on crackers and toast....