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Month: December 2021

Indulgent Chocolate Orange Meringue Pie – Recipe from Niamh Barry, The Wicklow Escape

This decadent dessert recipe from Niamh Barry of The Wicklow Escape is a real showstopper and makes a stunning addition to any special occasion Ingredients: Pastry 190g Flour 20g Cocoa Powder 55g Icing Sugar Pinch Salt 150g Cold Butter (cubed) 1 Large Egg 2 Drops Vanilla Extract Orange Curd 8 Large Egg Yolks Zest and …

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Take the Stress out of Christmas with a Christmas Dinner Hamper Box from The Brehon Hotel

No leafing through recipes, no supermarket queues, no peeling, no chopping, no zesting, no marinating. Just a delicious Christmas feast carefully created from the finest ingredients, using tried and tested recipes and expertly executed by Chad Byrne and his team of award-winning chefs. The Christmas Dinner Box from The Brehon is just what you need …

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Put the Fizz into Festive Plans with Schweppes – Merry Schweppesmas, from us to you!

This Christmas, Schweppes will help put the fizz into your festive plans, as Schweppes invites you to enjoy a complimentary Schweppes Gin and Tonic, (on them!) in participating bars across Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Belfast. Schweppes knows that you’ve got the Christmas spirit, and this season, they’ve got the tonic…no better pairing, we think! Having …

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Porterhouse Brew Co. Unveils Exciting New Collaboration with Minaw Collective

Porterhouse X MINAW DNE IPA launched on 24.11.21 at porterhousebrewco.ie   Renowned pioneers of craft brewing, Porterhouse Brew Co., is delighted to unveil its exciting new collaboration with MINAW Collective, the all-female street art collective. The brewery has teamed up with Minaw to launch a new beer, a Double New England (DNE) IPA, featuring bespoke, limited-edition artwork from four street artists based in Dublin; Claire Prouvost, Kathrina Rupit, Jess Tobin, and Vanessa Power.  Beer lovers can check out the new artwork on the limited release 6,000 cans of Porterhouse X MINAW DNE IPA, from Wednesday, 24th November, with each of the …

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This Competition is now Closed – Win an Amazing Moutai Cocktail Hamper to Warm You Up This Season

Need a sweet and comforting drink to warm you up during this winter? Why not try the Reindeer Flip! Moutai Ireland will be giving away a gorgeous Moutai Cocktail Hamper featuring a bottle of Moutai Prince, and all the mixing ingredients for you to make this amazing cocktail created by Jamie Blaire in your own …

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Millésime Bio World Fair for Organic Wines – Trade Fair Set to Return in Force in 2022

17th & 18th January 2022 – Digital Session 24th – 26th January 2022 at Montpellier Exhibition Centre, France Millésime Bio has become, over the years, the number one marketplace for professionals in the organic wine, cider, beer and spirits industries. With its digital session on 17 and 18 January 2022 and its physical fair on 24, 25 …

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Christmas Negroni Recipe From Lisa Wilkinson of The Wicklow Escape


What better way to kick back this festive season than with a winter warmer of a cocktail! Lisa Wilkinson, owner of The Wicklow Escape shares her Christmas Negroni recipe. A super seasonal twist on the classic, forget mulled wine, this is Christmas in a glass. Ingredients: Spicy syrup 1 Star Anise 2 Cloves nutmeg 2 …

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A True ‘Winner’s Enclosure’ – The Enclosure at Arkle Bar at The Glenroyal Hotel – Review

We recently had the pleasure of dining at The Enclosure in Maynooth’s Glenroyal Hotel. With Executive Head Chef Bernard McGuane at the helm, we were treated to a tasting menu that was simply outstanding.  No words, no pictures can do justice to the range and depth of flavours that we experienced.  What I loved immediately …

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Your Guide to the Perfect Christmas Turkey From Head Chef Alex Nahke of The Europe Hotel & Resort

“First things first, you need to decide what size turkey to buy. The below guide gives you an idea based on numbers”, head chef Alex Nahke explains. 2-2.5kg serves 4-6 3kg serves 6-7 3.5kg serves 7-8 4-4.5kg serves 8-10 5-5.5kg serves 10-12 6-6.5kg serves 12-15 Some important things to consider before you get started. Make sure …

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Traditional Mince Pie Recipe from The Europe Hotel & Resort

The perfect festive treat, dessert or mid-day pick-me-up, mince pies are a classic for a reason! Fragrant seasonal spices, a crumbly crust and a sticky sweet filling – this tried and tested recipe is sure to get the seal of approval this Christmas. Makes 24 mince pies Ingredients: For the pastry cases: 250g plain flour, …

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The West Cork Wonderland for Food Lovers – Restaurant Chestnut Review

We’re as giddy as children as we approach Restaurant Chestnut, the Michelin-starred restaurant in the West Cork village of Ballydehob famous for jazz, quirky pubs, and a boggling propensity to attract great people who want to make great food.  What lies in store beyond the doors of the whitewashed building, once a pub but now …

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Christmas Gifts for the Wine and Drinks Enthusiasts in your Life

With Christmas right around the corner, one can assume that all the decorations are placed, the menus decided and of course, the gifts chosen and wrapped for the special day. Just kidding, it was September a blink ago and now we’ve waltzed into the most wonderful time of the year with at least a present …

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New Asian Street Food Brunch hits Capital Dock – Bites Restaurant & Wine Bar Review

With a lunch date and time set with my eldest son, Jake, I was keen to get a booking in the new Bites Restaurant & Wine Bar. Jake is a huge fan of Asian food so I was delighted to secure a booking in Dublin’s newest venture from the multi award winning, Kwanghi Chan. Many …

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Seafood With Soul at Sole Seafood and Grill Review

Sole Seafood & Grill is located on South William Street, just across the road from the Powerscourt Centre and is an absolute must try dining experience for all seafood lovers. For the team behind Sole, guests’ satisfaction is paramount. Their high standards have been recognised on a global stage, as Sole has picked up the award …

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A World Of Taste At Mercado 52 – Restaurant Review

Mercado 52 offers several different restaurant concepts in one venue on South William street in Dublin city centre, from the LA-style street food of Juanitos to Tapas y Pintxos in Eivissa-Ibiza.  Mercado 52 has taken inspiration from Lisbon’s “Mercado da Ribeira” to create its fiesta ambiance, giving you all the feels, flavours, colours, and buzz …

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