Award Winning Food, Drink & Travel Magazine

TheTaste.ie

Month: March 2020

Award Winning Chefs Collaborate to Create a Fabulous Foraging Feast

-Eric Kavanagh of Cahernane House Hotel, Co. Kerry and Bryan McCarthy of Greenes Restaurant, Co. Cork to host a ‘Four Hands Dinner’ at Cahernane House Hotel on Thursday, 2nd April – Cahernane House Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry is hosting a special wild ingredient driven dinner on Thursday, 2nd April. Executive Head Chef, Eric Kavanagh of Cahernane will …

Award Winning Chefs Collaborate to Create a Fabulous Foraging Feast Read More »

Mother’s Day at The Morrison – Butlers Chocolates and Hendrick’s Gin Inspired Afternoon Tea

This Mother’s Day, The Morrison has teamed up with Butlers Chocolates and Hendrick’s Gin for a limited edition Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea. A stylish treat for Mums this Mother’s Day, enjoy a three tiered serving tray packed with a new take on the traditional afternoon tea elements which looks much more at home in the chic …

Mother’s Day at The Morrison – Butlers Chocolates and Hendrick’s Gin Inspired Afternoon Tea Read More »

Discover the added flavours of the new and improved Harvest Homemade in Athlone Towncentre

Open for 12 years now, in mid-February Athlone’s Harvest Café became “Harvest Homemade”. Harvest Homemade has established itself as a leading outlet in Athlone Towncentre. Its pastry, barista coffee, deli and hot food offering has made it one of Athlone’s busiest foodie outlets.  Dedicated Harvest Homemade Pastry Chef, Ola begins her day at 4am – …

Discover the added flavours of the new and improved Harvest Homemade in Athlone Towncentre Read More »

Treat your Mum to a Special Lunch Tasting Menu this Mother’s Day

Greenes Restaurant​ in Cork’s Victorian Quarter is ​offering a special ​Mother’s Day Five Course Lunch Tasting Menu ​this year – the perfect way to spoil your Mum! The menu​ ​has been designed exclusively by executive head chef Bryan McCarthy and will only be available for the weekend of Mother’s Day – Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of …

Treat your Mum to a Special Lunch Tasting Menu this Mother’s Day Read More »

Winners of Best of the Best in Ireland from the past 25 years – Gourmand Awards

The Gourmand Awards are celebrating 25 years and have created the Best of the Past 25 years for each Country. It is the selection from the Gourmand World Awards, including only entries that can still be found easily and are a lasting reference. Yearly Guides are not included. There is only one entry per category. It …

Winners of Best of the Best in Ireland from the past 25 years – Gourmand Awards Read More »

Treat the Special Lady in your life this Mother’s Day – Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mothers’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your love for Mother’s, Grandmothers, Godmothers, Aunts or that special, reliable female in your life that supports you and cheers you on. We have put together this collection of gift ideas that we hope you will find useful. Lily O’Briens Personalised Keepsake Photo Box A beautiful gift …

Treat the Special Lady in your life this Mother’s Day – Mother’s Day Gift Guide Read More »

10 of the Best Places for Traditional Irish Food this St Patrick’s Day and Beyond

Historically, Ireland has not been well known for its wide ranging cuisine, but Irish produce has always been able to hold its head high internationally. More recently, a new found appreciation of Irish produce has seen the culinary standards across the country reach dizzying new heights. It’s an exciting time for Irish diners and St. …

10 of the Best Places for Traditional Irish Food this St Patrick’s Day and Beyond Read More »

Ireland is on Route to Become the Next Major Culinary Destination of the World

Ireland is on route to become the next major culinary destination of the world. But with some major challenges ahead . Over the past few years I’ve seen the growth of more Michelin Star Restaurants than ever before. Not only that, we have the best ingredients in the world.  We have the lushest lands, finest …

Ireland is on Route to Become the Next Major Culinary Destination of the World Read More »

A Michelin Experience You Will Want to Repeat – Liath Restaurant Review

Having visited Liath during the summer for lunch (it’s amazing by the way), we decided to take advantage of the double month opening on the 1st of December, for January and February. We managed to book a table for 4, for dinner. The countdown began. If you haven’t been to Liath (Irish for Grey after it’s owner Damien Grey), it …

A Michelin Experience You Will Want to Repeat – Liath Restaurant Review Read More »

Seafood in a Different Light at the Brilliant Balloo House Review

Balloo House is located in the small village of Killinchy about 30 minutes from Belfast. It has a wealth of awards including consecutive years for ‘McKennas Guide’, ‘AA Resturant Guide’ and ‘Georgina Campbell Ireland Guide’. It also is the only restaurant in Northern Ireland to be awarded the MICHELIN Bib Gourmand. When somewhere is as …

Seafood in a Different Light at the Brilliant Balloo House Review Read More »

A Seemingly Effortless Blend of Italian Ideas and Irish Ingredients – Sprezzatura Review

There are certain words that a language has that just don’t have an exact translation. Sprezzatura, for example, is not only the name of a restaurant which features Italian cuisine with Irish ingredients in Dublin 8, it means more or less to excel at something without appearing to be making any effort. It was a …

A Seemingly Effortless Blend of Italian Ideas and Irish Ingredients – Sprezzatura Review Read More »

A Festival of Flavour Awaits You in Lemongrass Fusion Restaurant Naas – Restaurant Review

Situated in the heart of Naas Town, Lemongrass Fusion Restaurant is on Abbey Street, just off of Main Street and is well worth seeking out. It has been part of the Naas dining scene since 2002. Offering fantastic Fusion Pan-Asian cuisine, Lemongrass has placed itself high in the rankings of diners from Naas and the …

A Festival of Flavour Awaits You in Lemongrass Fusion Restaurant Naas – Restaurant Review Read More »

Roast Castletownbere Scallops with Smoked Pea Velouté by Chef Graham Neville of Dax Restaurant

In Ireland chefs are very lucky we are able to source fantastic products and  Castleownbere Scallops fall into this category. Scallops served fresh and simply are always very Tasty. Here at Dax Restaurant we let the ingredients speak for themselves. Chefs translate what mother nature provides. Ingredients: 8 large Scallops (60g-80g) per scallop. pre order …

Roast Castletownbere Scallops with Smoked Pea Velouté by Chef Graham Neville of Dax Restaurant Read More »

Red Mullet, Pepper Escabeche, Bouillabaisse Recipe by Chef Ciaran McGill of One Pico Restaurant

Red Mullet is one of my Favourite fish to use, with a delicate flavour it stands up against stronger ingredients and works well with Mediterranean flavours such as tomato and fennel. So whenever I get a chance I’ll put it on the menu at One Pico. Ingredients 1 Red Mullet Fillet Scaled and Pin Boned For …

Red Mullet, Pepper Escabeche, Bouillabaisse Recipe by Chef Ciaran McGill of One Pico Restaurant Read More »

Roasted Scallops with Cauliflower, Curry & Granny Smith Recipe by Chef Stephen Hayes from Mikey Ryan’s Bar & Kitchen in Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Prepared by Chef Stephen Hayes from Mikey Ryan’s Bar & Kitchen in Cashel, Co. Tipperary. This dish will feature as part of their upcoming Wine & Dine experience on March 26th, ‘Tour de Bourgogne’, where diners shall enjoy a six-course evening meal and wine tasting with Christophe Thomas, Export Director of Domaine Joseph Drouhin, one …

Roasted Scallops with Cauliflower, Curry & Granny Smith Recipe by Chef Stephen Hayes from Mikey Ryan’s Bar & Kitchen in Cashel, Co. Tipperary Read More »

Portuguese Fish Stew Recipe (Cataplana) by Chef James Ausden of Inside Out Restaurant, Slane, Co. Meath

Inside Out restaurant in the heart of the beautiful village of Slane, offers a warm welcome to our customers in cosy candle lit Mediterranean surroundings of trees and laurels. Our passion for food is translated into our menu focusing on freshness, flavour and colours, using local Irish produce with an inspired Mediterranean fusion to produce …

Portuguese Fish Stew Recipe (Cataplana) by Chef James Ausden of Inside Out Restaurant, Slane, Co. Meath Read More »

Salt Baked Celeriac with Blue Cheese & Walfdorf Dressing Recipe by Stevie Lane of Brownes Restaurant, Tuam, Galway

The salt baking of the celeriac in this dish really helps to intensify the natural flavour of the celeriac by drawing out excess moisture and seasoning the vegetable as it’s cooking. The same dough recipe can be used on any hardy root vegetable such as beetroot, swede or turnip and the results are well worth …

Salt Baked Celeriac with Blue Cheese & Walfdorf Dressing Recipe by Stevie Lane of Brownes Restaurant, Tuam, Galway Read More »

Mariscada Shellfish Stew Recipe from 777 Mexican Restaurant Dublin

We teamed up with Ireland’s only contemporary Mexican Restaurant 777, their culinary team combine bold flavours of Mexico City with international influences and techniques as the foundation of it’s Energetic, Margarita-fuelled Party Atmosphere. Ingredients for the sauce : 50g tomato paste 1 sticks lemongrass  2 cloves  4 garlic heads Piece of ginger 1 cinnamon stick …

Mariscada Shellfish Stew Recipe from 777 Mexican Restaurant Dublin Read More »