Posts Tagged ‘Ireland’

By Lynn Kuehner The rooms at Soder&Ko were full of excitement this Monday afternoon, while the five finalists of the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2015 competition were preparing their dishes in the kitchen. The theme of this year’s competition is “Origins of Contemporary Irish Cooking”. After a glass of prosecco...

Unicorn by Fiorentina Marcel’s Dunne & Crescenzi

By Lynn Kuehner Probably everyone in Ireland remembers the reality TV show Tallafornia. Two years after it was axed, it looks as if TV3 will revive the show with new faces, new stories and new embarrassments next spring. The source that passed the news to the Irish Sun also said that Tallafornia could be even better...

By Lynn Kuehner Eat your way out of the post-defeat blues! We collected our Top 10 Argentinean recipes to get our boys in green over the disappointment of Sunday’s quarter-final defeat ; 1. Argentinian Grilled Provolone Cheese (serves 6-8, takes about 20 minutes) All rights reserved What you need: 4 ¾ -inch thick...

My first food memory? My Granny’s Coffee and walnut cake.  She was a wonderful artist too, she did Illustrations for the Cuala press and a book of Poems by WB Yeats. She really influenced and encouraged me to go to art college as she went all the way back in the 1920s Best local area for restaurants? I live on the...

 By Richard Magnier The Rugby World Cup is currently in full swing in England, where twenty of the world’s established and most promising Rugby Union teams clash once again. Coincidentally, many of these countries have a history of wine and spirit production, providing the opportunity to sip on the national beverage...

 By Lynn Kuehner  Travelling always goes along with exploring foreign cuisines and food traditions. Recently, food tourism is a booming business in Ireland, combining short history lessons with delicious tastings of traditional and contemporary Irish food trends.  Food tourism is not only for tourists, locals can also...

  Bison Bar Madina Desi Curry Co Featherblade

By James Albert The stress of being in the kitchen is something we all encounter at some time in our lives, for many it is burning the veg or overcooking a steak. These instances are when we learn that we wouldn’t be capable of hacking the heat at a more professional level. To succeed in this industry requires...

A hen party is a very important time in a lady’s life; it’s important to get everything right on the night in question, including the restaurant of choice. It’s usually a long day of fun and frolics, including plenty of cocktails or vino, so choose one of these hen party-friendly restaurants to line your stomachs in...