Month: January 2023

Powers Irish Rye

Powers Launches the World’s First Ever 100% Irish Rye Whiskey

Powers Irish Whiskey is breaking boundaries, unveiling the world’s first 100% Irish rye whiskey. Proudly honouring the pioneering spirit of Powers Irish Whiskey, this ground-breaking release uses 100% Irish rye for the first time ever. The result is Powers Irish Rye, a complex and flavourful Irish whiskey that is set to shake up the increasingly …

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Blasta Books series

The first book in the new 2023 Blasta Books series, SOUP, out now

While recording an episode for season 2 of their Spice Bags podcast on the topic of soup, authors Blanca Valencia, Dee Laffan and Mei Chin realised that while they are all from completely different backgrounds, cultures and upbringings, soup is a common ground. But why soup? The answer is that soup connects us all. Everyone …

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Hello Fresh

HelloFresh Ireland has launched a Valentine’s Day box to take the hassle out of February 14th

Sponsored Valentine’s day puts a lot of pressure on couples to find the best restaurants with the most romantic lighting to make the perfect night. Expectation: Romantic, candlelit restaurant; soothing ambiance; extravagant food; couples’ desserts; expensive wineReality: Loud, packed restaurant; rushed dinner; bright lighting; expensive bill; probably an argument… If you’re not someone who enjoys …

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Horseshoe Bar Shelbourne Redbreast Whiskey

Redbreast Whiskey partners with The Horseshoe Bar at The Shelbourne

Redbreast and The Horseshoe Bar — explore one living legacy inside the rich red walls of another. Redbreast is currently the largest selling single pot still Irish whiskey in the world, built on a loyal following of ‘those in the know’, and is considered the definitive expression of the traditional Irish spirit.  A partnership with The …

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Baked Pork Chops with Parsnips, Carrots and Apples Recipe Bord Bia

Baked Pork Chops with Parsnips, Carrots and Apples Recipe by Bord Bia

The combination of baked pork chops and apples is a traditional favourite and together with the mustard and honey this is a mouthwatering, flavoursome dish. Serves 4Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 4 loin pork chops, well trimmed 300g parsnips, peeled and quartered lengthways 300g carrots, peeled and quartered lengthways 2 dessert apples, quartered and cored 2 …

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Winemaker dinner series wilde westbury

The Winemaker Dinner series at WILDE at The Westbury returns

The first Winemaker Dinner Series of 2023 will see guests treated to a champagne reception followed by a delicious five-course dinner expertly paired with remarkable wines from Chateau Montelena Wine and food connoisseurs are in for an extraordinary taste experience as WILDE at The Westbury presents its first Winemaker Dinner of the year – a …

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grow with aldi

Grow with ALDI calls on Irish producers to back their business in 2023

Whether you are a budding butcher, an expert condiment maker or a third-generation baker, Grow with ALDI wants to hear from you! This year, ALDI is looking to back bright, bold businesses powered by passion and innovation and help take them to the next level. Grow with ALDI is a supplier development programme like no …

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Mustard and Orange Glazed Pork Chops Recipe Bord Bia

Mustard and Orange Glazed Pork Chops Recipe by Bord Bia

Mustard and orange are a great combination and work really well with pork. The marinade is delicious heated up and served with the chops. Serves 4Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 4 pork loin or gigot chops, well-trimmed 2 tablesp. dark soy sauce 2 tablesp. Dijon mustard Zest and juice of ½ lemon Zest and juice of …

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Visit Derry LegenDerry

Visit Derry this February for the Love LegenDerry Food Month

Your excuse to visit Derry this February – Serving up a month-long celebration of Derry’s food and drink scene, Love LegenDerry Food Month has a mouth-watering programme to tempt foodies Derry ~ Londonderry’s status as an international foodie destination will be in focus in February as the city hosts a month-long campaign to celebrate the …

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Barbecued Pork Chops Recipe Bord Bia

Barbecued Pork Chops and Greek Salad Recipe by Bord Bia

This version of a traditional Greek Salad is delicious, easy to put together and a great accompaniment for the barbecued pork chops. Time: 30 minutesServes: 4 Ingredients: 4 pork chops 2 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil Zest and juice of ½ lemon, ½ teasp. fresh rosemary, chopped ½ teasp. fresh thyme leaves, chopped 2 garlic …

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vegan bibimbap recipe

One-pan Vegan Bibimbap Recipe by Kelly Choi of Kelly Loves

Are you taking part in Veganuary? Or maybe you’re just trying to find some Meatless Monday inspiration, either way, this Vegan Bibimbap recipe is the a quick and easy one-pan dish full of veggies. Being vegan doesn’t mean you have to skimp out on flavour, and the gochujang brings a whole lot of umami and …

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Jonathan Keane - The Lodge At Ashford Castle

“Combining Imagination with the Finest of Irish Produce” – Interview with Jonathan Keane, Head Chef at The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Chef Jonathan Keane has been the Executive Head Chef at The Lodge at Ashford Castle for just over a decade. Connemara native Jonathan Keane is the co-founder of Slow Food Mayo, which is a non-profit organisation that celebrates the best of the region’s food and produce. The organisation aims to counteract fast food and fast …

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Pygmalion

Pygmalion drops entry fees, asking for homeless charity donations instead

The announcement comes as the team behind the bar want to do something to help combat the growing homeless crisis in the city, which they witness every day as a central Dublin venue. Iconic Dublin bar Pygmalion, better known as Pyg, have decided to drop all entry fees for the remainder of January, with hopeful …

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Hellfire Restaurant Dublin Roberto Rapisardi (11)

One of Dublin’s First 2023 Openings – Hellfire Restaurant

Westmoreland Street has just received its newest addition – Hellfire restaurant. Heat meets flavour at this contemporary European spot, with influences from Italy. Executive Chef Roberto Rapisardi has brought his global kitchen experience to Dublin to deliver a menu of smoked, flamed and roasted foods at Hellfire Restaurant. Chef Roberto grew up in Umbria, Italy, …

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andrew ryan ashford castle

Ryan returns: Ashford Castle appoints former Pastry Sous Chef, Andrew Ryan to Executive Pastry Chef role

Pastry chef, Andrew Ryan has been appointed Executive Pastry Chef at Ireland’s only Forbes five-star hotel, Ashford Castle. Andrew Ryan first worked for the luxury hotel as Pastry Sous Chef from 2016 to 2020 and makes his return following roles with Michelin-starred Loam Restaurant in Galway and more recently, as Head Chocolatier at the award-winning …

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Indochine

Competition: Win A 3 Course Meal For 2 With Wine in Indochine Restaurant Dublin

Indochine is a cosy neighbourhood restaurant on Leeson Street influenced by Southeast Asian culinary experiences. The melting pot of Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar with flavours of Malaysia interspersed, gives them their culinary heritage, albeit with a minimalist French slant. The food of Indochine is prepared from locally sourced ingredients where possible, married to …

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Amelia Freer The Organised Cook Black Bean Burger Recipe

Best Black Bean Burger Recipe by Amelia Freer

This is definitely the best bean burger recipe I have made and I’ve made a lot! The recipe was inspired by a wonderful bean burger on Sally’s Baking Addiction blog, but I’ve reduced the number of ingredients so it’s more likely that you’ll have everything to hand. Serve them with all the normal burger accompaniments …

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