Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

Mussels cooked in chilli, garlic, tomato & white wine Ingredients 1 kg of Mussels 1 Chilli (seeds removed) 2 Cloves of Garlic 1 Medium Onion 300g Chopped Tomatoes (tinned are fine to use) 1 Teaspoon of chopped tarragon 1 Teaspoon chopped thyme 1 Teaspoon of smoked paprika 1 Teaspoon of sugar 1 Teaspoon sherry...

We had the pleasure of of recently sitting down with Brendan Sheehan, star of ‘Shoebox Memories’ an Irish film produced by Plain Sailing Films and one of only ten films being shown at this year’s 10th Dingle Film Festival. My first food memory? One of my first food memories is my grandmothers cooking on the farm where...

By Mark Keane The Oscars return this Sunday but sadly it’s another year mired in controversy as black actors are once again snubbed for nominations. If you’re going to join the likes of Spike Lee, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith by snubbing the event, then you won’t see host Chris Rock lambasting The Academy and its...

My first food memory? My grandfather trying to force me to eat just one brussels sprout at Christmas when I was about 4 years old. No thank you! Best local area for restaurants? I’m from Cork so for me some of the best restaurants can be found down in Kinsale. Most recent enjoyable dining experience? All right...

By Mark Keane The Walking Dead returned on Sunday as Rick Grimes and his gang try their best to survive the Zombie Apocalypse for another year. Watching the show, it’s easy to think that the zombie apocalypse is all fun and games, that you’re travelling around the country, dodging zombies, practising your sword or...

By Mark Keane Pancake Tuesday is upon us! Time to crack open some eggs and get to making pancakes with a twist! Coconut and Ginger Pancakes! Ingredients: 3 large free-range eggs, separated 115 g plain flour 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 140 ml coconut milk 1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated Pinch of...

By Manon Gustave For all of 2016, Northern Ireland will be the playing field for food addicts. Every month, a type of food theme will be honored through food trails, markets, beer and food tastings. Restaurants will redouble their efforts to showcase their food skills and the gastronomic potential of Northern Ireland....

By Mark Keane Got a food idea that you think will make you a fortune but you’re unsure how to get the ball rolling? Shane Bonner of “Newmarket Kitchen” in Bray has come up with the solution by merging the three concepts of kitchen space, incubation and office space into one for potential Irish food start ups. He came...

By Mark Keane Back in 2013 the inaugural “Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food and Wine” brought 8,000 people onto the Cork grounds. It soon became known as one of the world’s top food festivals, getting coverage from the likes of the New York Times, Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. As you would expect,...

By Manon Gustave Saba is one of  Dublin’s most loved Thai restaurants is well knows for offering a varied choice of healthy Thai cuisine already. But, things just got healthier, step foward the ‘Caveman’ menu! It looks gorgeous and will make you look gorgeous too! All rights reserved. It’s mid-January, your New Year...