Spilling the tea with Maitre D'
What is the cost of recognition for rural Irish food businesses? And can something be too well made? Maitre D' shares her thoughts.
29 May 2024 Recipes
Cream of the crop: make 2024 the summer of Irish artisan cheese
This summer, let them eat cheese with these recipes from the Irish Country Living Food test kitchen. Photographer: Philip Doyle
29 May 2024 News
Meet the chef: ten questions with Aishling Moore
Aishling Moore isn't just a great chef - she is on a mission to encourage more Irish diners to enjoy the bounty of our seas, writes Janine Kennedy.
Raising the steaks - three delicious sauces
Love steak but want to try something different this summer? Here are three recipes for the ‘grillmaster’ in your life to bring a fresh twist to the classic steak, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 May 2024 Recipes
Food editorial: what's your favourite time of day in the summer?
Those early summer mornings and late evenings are perfect for indulging in your favourite Irish foods, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 May 2024 News
Our daily bread: should Ireland grow more grain for human consumption?
With overall tillage area declining and changing weather patterns affecting crops, many believe we should be focusing on becoming self-sufficient in producing milling grain, writes Janine Kennedy.
15 May 2024 News
From a hob, two pots and a mixer to artisan food producer of the year
When Miena Rust started making nougat, an adviser dismissed her business – now she is the Blas na hÉireann producer of the year and her nougat is sold nationwide, writes Maria Moynihan.
8 May 2024 Features
40 years of Irish farmhouse cheese celebrated at 2024 Irish Cheese Awards
The 2024 Irish Cheese Awards celebrated how far the Irish farmhouse cheese industry has come; highlighting innovative entrants alongside original trailblazers, writes Janine Kennedy.
1 May 2024 News
Spilling the tea with Maitre D'
The Maitre D' is back with more Irish food goss and goings-on around the country.
24 April 2024 News
PGI Grass-Fed Beef: putting Irish beef on the European map
Obtaining protected geographical indication (PGI) status for grass-fed Irish beef was a whole-island collaboration. Janine Kennedy chats to some of the people behind the effort.
17 April 2024 News
Health special: food as medicine?
The idea of ‘food as medicine’ can include an element of pseudo-science, but research is proving that some foods do, in fact, have the power to heal, writes Janine Kennedy.
10 April 2024 News
Discover the new food innovation hub in Athenry, Co Galway
BIA Innovation Campus was created to help anyone at any stage of their food business journey – supporting food entrepreneurs, from product development to scaling for export, writes Janine Kennedy.
3 April 2024 News