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Month: June 2015

Bread making at the Firehouse Bakery & Bread School, Cork Review by Niamh Mannion

A sliced white pan can be bought for as little as 50c in some supermarkets with loaves on sale everywhere. Artisan breads, on the other hand, are more expensive to buy and require time if baking them yourself at home. It would be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that making your own …

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Slow Cooked Beef & Stout Stew Recipe by Anna Jane Kingston

Here is a wonderful stew to warm your cockles. This recipe is slow cook, so you’ll need to allow at least 2 hours cook time. Beef and stout are a wonderful combination, and if you happen to be away from these Isle’s of Ireland, this dish will surely bring a smile to your face. I am all …

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What is Real Wine?

May was real wine month, but what does that mean? Real wine refers to organic, bio-dynamic, natural and orange wine. Which means that the wine has had minimal or no artificial additions either in the vineyard or at the winery. The aim is to stay as true to the grape as possible, “Ideally to obtain …

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Winners & Photos of Ireland’s Top Restaurants from The Annual Irish Restaurant Awards

Over 800 restaurateurs and industry players turned out in black tie at the Irish Restaurant Awards 2015 in the DoubleTree by Hilton on Monday May 25 to celebrate their hard work and dedication at Ireland’s biggest ever Restaurant awards. A lavish six course gala was created by the top five chefs in Ireland who had …

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Taste of Dublin - Taste Lovers Ticket - Special Double Day Entry Ticket plus complimentary glass of Champagne Taittinger only €10

Taste of Dublin – Taste Lovers Ticket – Special Double Day Entry Ticket plus complimentary glass of Champagne Taittinger only €10

This is your chance to be at the brand new launch session of Taste of Dublin, with complimentary glass of Champagne Taittinger, plus entry to Friday afternoon session 12-4pm, all for only €10! Calling all Taste lovers! If one session isn’t enough for you and you want to enjoy the festival over two days then …

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Last Chance - Winner picked at 10pm - Win a Yeats Afternoon Tea for two (including a clover club cocktail) in The Merrion Hotel - Closed

Last Chance – Winner picked at 10pm – Win a Yeats Afternoon Tea for two (including a clover club cocktail) in The Merrion Hotel – Closed

This competition is now closed, the winner was Lyndsey Dunne. In celebration of the 150 anniversary of the birth of Ireland’s most famous poet, W.B. Yeats, The Merrion Hotel Dublin has announced a ‘Yeats Season’ throughout June 2015 letting guests enjoy a Yeats-inspired Afternoon Tea and a new signature Clover Club cocktail. Born in Dublin …

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Photo Gallery from the Official Launch of The Pigeon House Clontarf

Photo Gallery from the Official Launch of The Pigeon House Clontarf

The Pigeon House has finally celebrated their official opening in Clontarf, award-winning restaurateurs Paul Foley and Brian Walsh, have soft launched the restaurant over the past few months and the restaurant has become a huge hit, finding it impossible to get a table on certain nights. TheTaste review their brunch last month and you can …

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Brewery Corner 2nd Anniversary & O’Hara’s Tour by IrishBeerSnob

Ireland’s original craft beer pub, Brewery Corner in Kilkenny (owned by O’Hara’s Brewery), celebrates its 100th addition to its beer collection. Launching Brewery Corner’s summer programme of events is Seamus O’Hara of O’Hara’s Brewery and Hazel O’Mara, Brewery Corner. As I write this on a depressing Bank Holiday Monday, with weather more in-tune with February …

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Win a table for two and bottle of house wine for Sunday Lunch at InterContinental Dublin - Closed

Win a table for two and bottle of house wine for Sunday Lunch at InterContinental Dublin – Closed

The InterContinental hotel in Ballsbridge has always been associated with style and luxury, today we a prize of dining in luxury. Win Sunday Lunch for 2 people with a bottle of wine, for your chance to win, simply follow the steps below… Sunday Lunch at InterContinental Dublin Make every Sunday a time to relax and …

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Irish Rainwater Sorbets – If You Can’t Beat Them Join Them

Kieran and Sean Murphy of Murphy’s Ice Cream love Irish rain.  They’ve been collecting Dingle rain water and distilling it and have just launched their “Rainwater Sorbets” in two flavours – Chocolate and Raspberry. Crowned the “Emperors of Ice Cream” by food writers, John and Sally McKenna, Kieran and Sean agree that, “We wanted to …

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Win an overnight stay plus dinner in The Morgan Hotel with tickets to see Damien Dempsey at Bulmers Live at Leopardstown - Closed

Win an overnight stay plus dinner in The Morgan Hotel with tickets to see Damien Dempsey at Bulmers Live at Leopardstown – Closed

This competition is now closed – The winner is Aisling Cronin. Immerse yourself in our design hotel on Fleet Street in Dublin City Centre. The Morgan Boutique Hotel Dublin is located in the very heart of Temple Bar.City Centre. The Morgan Boutique Hotel Dublin is located in the very heart of Temple Bar. You will …

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Win Sunday Lunch for 4 people in one of Dublin's best loved wine bars - Peploe’s Wine Bistro - Closed

Win Sunday Lunch for 4 people in one of Dublin’s best loved wine bars – Peploe’s Wine Bistro – Closed

One of Dublin’s best loved wine bars! Your chance to win a table for 4 at Peploe’s Wine Bistro… Peploe’s Wine Bistro is considered to be the best wine bar in town, truly sophisticated, with murals and crisp table linen, excellent service and delicious food. This is your chance to win a table for you …

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