Month: December 2022

Sheen Falls Lodge

Bumper Competition – We Have 5 Different Luxurious Overnight Getaways to Win

*** Competition Closed *** Winners: Carmel Smith – Sheen Falls Lodge Karen Heavey – The Heritage Victor Barry – Barberstown Castle Linda Murphy – The Lodge at Ashford Joe Neiland – The Conrad What could be better than a night away to look forward to in the new year? This festive season, we have teamed …

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Ashford Castle Paul Fogerty

Getting ready to choose your Christmas wines and don’t know your Riesling from your Chardonnay? Let Ashford Castle’s Head Sommelier Paul Fogerty help

From a succulent turkey dinner to a vegetarian feast, Paul has the perfect wine pairing to bring your meal to life this holiday season According to Ashford Castle’s Head Sommelier, Paul Fogerty, the most important aspect of choosing a wine isn’t the price, the complexity or even the grape – it’s the enjoyment you’ll get …

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Blackened chicken by Ottolenghi

Blackened Chicken Recipe with Caramel and Clementine Dressing by Ottolenghi

Don’t be afraid to really char your chicken thighs here (making sure to ventilate your kitchen well!) – this’ll add an intense flavour alongside the vibrant dressing and make for a very punchy eating experience. That said, you can also grill your chicken thighs in the oven, or swap them out for chicken breasts, if …

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All the Pass

Leading Academics & Industry Experts Join Forces To Form ‘At The Pass’, Launching Online Sessions To Professionally Guide Hospitality Businesses In Their Hour Of Need

Spearheaded by Dr. Orla Byrne, Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at UCD, At The Pass has devised and launched a pair of low-cost online webinars and interactive workshops for January 2023 to professionally guide hospitality business owners countrywide – those that are weighing up their options and facing big decisions, and those who have ceased trading …

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Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir

Discover Cloudy Bay’s Dark, Juicy and Fragrant Pinot Noir 2020

Since 1985, Cloudy Bay’s mission has been to secure the greatest vineyards and produce the highest quality wine. Made from the truly iconic Marlborough vineyards in New Zealand, you can now discover the fruity depths of their latest expression, Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2020. Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2020 is fragrant, appealing and aromatic. There …

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Parmigiana pie Ottolenghi

Parmigiana Pie with Tomato Sauce – Recipe by Ottolenghi

The much-loved Italian-American ‘eggplant parm’ is the inspiration for this dish with layers of breaded aubergine, tomato sauce and cheese, but with a slightly different take here. If you can’t find kataifi pastry for the topping, feel free to use filo instead and thinly slice it into julienne strips using scissors. This pie requires a …

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Lily o'brien's

Competition Closed: Winner Barbara Boyle Friel – Win a Lily O’Brien’s hamper worth €100!

Lily O’Brien’s is a household name in Ireland – these delicious chocolates have something for everyone, whether you’re a box-of-chocolates kind of person or a truffles lover. They’re an even better gift to give this festive season, but why not treat yourself this Christmas time? Lily O’Briens’ Christmas Collection is made up of several different …

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Oroko Lisbon Portugal

A Long Weekend in Lisbon for Foodies by OROKO Travel

One of the world’s great culinary capitals, Lisbon provides the perfect setting for an indulgent weekend away for foodies. Combining cultural and culinary hotspots, the city offers a vibrant atmosphere to accompany its rich flavours and mouth-watering local delicacies.  Luxury travel specialists, OROKO Travel, are experts in tailoring luxury holidays to Portugal and regularly tailor short breaks …

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Dublin Bay Prawns Recipe with an Asian Dressing by Bord Bia

Sea-sons Greetings: Dublin Bay Prawns Recipe with an Asian Dressing by Bord Bia

This prawns recipe is served with a lovely fresh dressing. It will keep in the fridge for several days so it is worth making extra to serve with green salads, slaw or simple steamed vegetables. Dublin Bay Prawns Recipe with an Asian Dressing by Bord Bia Serves: 4Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 300g Dublin Bay Prawns …

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Seafood Lasagne Recipe by Bord Bia

Sea-sons Greetings: Seafood Lasagne Recipe by Bord Bia

A seafood lasagne recipe is always a winner. Delicious any day of the week. Seafood Lasagne Recipe by Bord Bia Serves: 4Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 1kg mussels, cleaned- any barnacles or beards removed 400g haddock, deboned, skin removed and cut into cubes 400g Irish organic salmon, deboned, skin removed and cut into cubes 100ml white wine 1 …

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Monkfish Recipe with Puy Lentils, Tomato and Ginger Sauce

Sea-sons Greetings: Monkfish Recipe with Puy Lentils, Tomato and Ginger Sauce – by Bord Bia

This sauce is delicious with the monkfish. Puy lentils have a lovely peppery flavour and don’t lose their texture when cooked. Monkfish Recipe with Puy Lentils, Tomato and Ginger Sauce – Recipe by Bord Bia Serves 4Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 1 monkfish tail, weighing 500g, approx., cut into 4 fillets 100g Puy lentils 2 tablesp. …

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Crab Pasta Bake Recipe by Bord Bia

Sea-sons Greetings: Crab Pasta Bake Recipe by Bord Bia

This rich, golden pasta bake easy to put together and is brimming with flavour. Crab Pasta Bake Recipe by Bord Bia Serves 4Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 200g fresh/frozen cooked crabmeat 300g large pasta shells 50g butter 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed 50g flour 600ml milk 1 teasp. Dijon mustard 150g mature cheddar cheese, grated …

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Coca-Cola renews partnership with FoodCloud & FareShare

Coca-Cola renews partnership with FoodCloud & FareShare to redistribute 143,000 meals this Christmas

Coca-Cola is once again partnering with FoodCloud and FareShare for Christmas 2022, this year the initiative will redistribute over 143,000 meals across Ireland and Northern Ireland. With one in every nine people in Ireland living on an income below the poverty line* and inflation tracking at 8%**, Coca-Cola want to support FoodCloud and FareShare, part …

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istil 38 Superior Irish Vodka

istil 38 Superior Irish Vodka – Pippa O’Connor Ormond Shares her Favourite Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Capping off what has been a very exciting first year of trade for istil 38 Superior Irish vodka, the brand’s creative director and co-owner Pippa O’Connor Ormond shares her favourite Christmas time drinks. In just 12 months, istil 38’s management has launched nationwide, have hired two full time ambassadors and won two gold medals at the …

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Vinspire Wine and Spirit Academy Has Launched - WIN a Wine or Spirits qualification course!

Competition ended, Winner Deirdre Flynn – Vinspire Wine and Spirit Academy Has Launched – WIN a Wine or Spirits qualification course!

Vinspire Wine and Spirit Academy is a new wine and spirit education course provider based in Dublin that has launched in November 2022. Founded by award-winning Irish sommelier Philip Dunne (also Global Group Sommelier of The Doyle Collection hotel group), Vinspire Academy provides WSET (Wine Spirit Education Trust) courses and qualifications in both wine and …

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Perfect Christmas Cheese Board with Wine Pairings by Philippa Moore

Build the Perfect Christmas Cheese Board with Wine Pairings

Creating the perfect Christmas cheese board for the holiday season, or any occasion, can feel like a daunting, sometimes impossible task. Luckily, there is no one perfect combination of cheese yet a plenitude of exceptional quality to choose from, whether Irish, European or from pastures further afield. Cheese, like fruit and veg, has a season …

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Dublin Grafton Street Christmas

Christmas Shopping in Dublin? Here’s Where to Eat and Drink

Up for the day to do “the big shop” on December 8th or just popping into “town” for a few bits like a True Blue? Whether living inside or outside the M50, Dublin’s food and drink scene can be tricky to navigate – especially when tasked with a retail mission. With so much to choose …

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Christmas in Cork

Get Out and Get Festive: What to do in Ireland this Christmas

Take a walk on the winter side with our nationwide round-up of Christmas activities. Dublin: Christmas In The Courtyard View this post on Instagram A post shared by Christmas In The Courtyard (@christmasinthecourtyard) Dublin’s largest and most festive fine-dining experience has popped up in the courtyard of Royal Hospital Kilmainham. A purpose-built glass pavilion houses …

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