Add a little extra zing to your food shelf for Christmas
Grace Hanna
Taking a look at some recent food news happening around the country.
15 November 2023 Features
Health: enjoy the heather honey while it lasts
Heather honey ‘buzzing with health benefits’, says beekeeper Willie O’Byrne
15 November 2023 Features
Author Cecily Gilligan: ‘I love the stories of Ireland long ago'
Cecily Gilligan has been researching the rich world of Irish folk medicine for almost forty years, interviewing people around the country who possess these mystical cures.
Grapevine: This Co Dublin farmer has set the standard for Irish viticulture
Irish wine from Irish grown grapes? David Llewellyn has achieved what many have often felt to be impossible with his line of Lusca wines. Janine Kennedy chats with the Co Dublin winemaker.
8 November 2023 News
Margaret Leahy: food waste simply can't be ignored anymore
Imagine coming home from grocery shopping and when you’ve put all the bags on the counter, you took a quarter of all the food and put it in the bin, writes Margaret Leahy.
1 November 2023 Features
Taste Tradition: a life of family, farming and hospitality
Ethna Sheehan has planted deep roots in Dungarvan over the past 56 years, but she fondly recalls a beautiful childhood in Bandon where food, family and friends took precedent, writes Janine Kennedy.
25 October 2023 Recipes
Strongly rooted partnership between Cork veg farmer and well-known restauranteur
Cork restauranteur Denis Cotter says his approach to food changed when he first started working with Irish farmers - and two Irish farmers in particular, writes Janine Kennedy
18 October 2023 News
Entertaining at home: exceptional and accessible beers to enjoy with friends
Gathering a crowd to watch the next big match? Try some of these Irish craft beers which are available throughout the country, writes Janine Kennedy.
4 October 2023 Neven
Entertaining at home: the perfect Irish beers for exotic flavours
When it comes to curries and coconut flavours, there is no better drinks pairing than a crisp, cold beer, writes Janine Kennedy.
6 September 2023 News
Margaret Leahy: Irish food has a certain... je ne sais quoi
After taking in several students from France, Margaret Leahy has learned that our home-grown cuisine is, in fact, fully up to scratch for the French palate
23 August 2023 Features
My Country Living: 'I try to find old, forgotten recipes and bring them back'
Sharon Greene discusses her and her husband Gordon's small business, Wild Irish Foragers, and why picking and preserving are important for both nature and our heritage. In conversation with Janine Kennedy
9 August 2023 Features
Editorial: what do you do when your kids hate your cooking?
As a chef, I thought my kids would be lining up for seconds of my home-cooked meals. Instead, I am increasingly relying on my sandwich-making skills writes Janine Kennedy.
2 August 2023 Features