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Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe by Margaret M. Johnson with Wine Pairing

The original figgy pudding, created sometime in the 1400s, was a dish of dried figs, dates, raisins, and spices boiled in almond milk. Also called plum pudding – despite the fact it contains no plums whatsoever – this steamed or boiled pudding was first recorded as Christmas Pudding in 1858 in a novel by British …

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Spanish Cava Announces its First Single-Vineyard Sites for New Premium Category

Last year, the governing body of Cava, the Consejo Regulador del Cava, approved a new classification of high end wine named Cava de Paraje Calificado which emulates ina way Champagnes “Grand Cru” appellations, acknowledging the superiority of certain areas of production. The new category means ‘qualified single estate Cava’ and will only include wines of the highest …

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Bow Lane Bar & Restaurant, Dublin 2

Bow Lane is an authentic, late night cocktail bar that appeals to a cross section of Dublin society from the gritty underclass of sophisticates to creatives and the party set. Bow Lane has areas that satisfy a want for exclusivity and other areas that create a space for typical Dublin sociaising. Their focus is on …

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Local Food Producers Take Centre Stage at Tramore’s Racing Festival this August

Tramore will be the centre of an equestrian celebration this August from the 11th to the 14th. The August Racing Festival in Tramore is set to draw over 20,000 visitors to the area, generating over €3 million for local businesses. Food producers and key members of the local artisan food industry will be at the …

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Meet the Team Behind the Star – l’Ecrivain Celebrates 27 Years

Fine dining in Ireland has come a long way over the last three decades. With new eateries opening all the time, standards have been rising consistently and Ireland now has eleven Michelin Star establishments; the most we have ever had at one time. The talent and experience in the best restaurants has inspired generations of …

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Teaching, Tradition & Timeless Elegance at Faithlegg House Hotel with Head Chef Jenny Flynn

If food is a reflection of the chef you won’t be surprised to learn that Jenny Flynn, Head Chef at Faithlegg House Hotel, is a Wexford woman true and true. While her menus reflect the best of local Waterford produce, her native Wexford makes several appearances in the seafood and dessert sections. Embracing the surrounding …

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Ireland’s Best Family Friendly Restaurants – Food Heaven for Your Little Angels

There is nothing better for food lovers than heading out to a new restaurant or returning to an old favourite for an evening of exciting flavours, new experiences or good old comfort food. For parents however, the sheer feat of exiting the house with all the kids in tow can be quite an ordeal, especially …

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Spirits and Street Food at Obon – The Japanese ‘Festival of Souls’

While living in Japan, my husband and I loved travelling around and going to the many festivals, or matsuri, celebrated in Japan throughout the year. One of our favourites is a Buddhist festival called Obon which can be translated as ‘Festival of Souls’. It’s similar in some ways to Halloween here in the West, however, …

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Athenaeum House Hotel – Combining the History & Heritage of a City and Family

Founded in the year 914 by the Vikings, Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city and has a rich and diverse history. In an age where society is intent on looking back to the past for solutions to our modern ills, protecting that legacy and celebrating their heritage is a vital part of Waterford’s cultural agenda. Several …

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Ireland’s Cheeky Cake Crusaders – The Broderick’s Story

Anyone with a sweet tooth in Ireland will undoubtedly be aware of Broderick’s – the cartooned range of grab and go treats and confectionery that has made household names of the Broderick brothers, Barry and Bernard. Broderick’s bars and cakes have become so popular since their launch in 2010 they are stocked in Ireland’s most …

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Lemon Curd Meringue Recipe by Derry Clarke with Samsung Home Appliances

Watch the third recipe in this collection with Derry Clarke, Samsung Home Appliances Brand Ambassador. In this video Derry shows us how to master the meringue and as usual, it requires an obsessive attention to detail! Lemon Curd, Meringue, Raspberries Lemon Curd – 3 eggs – 150g white sugar – juice of 3 lemons (keep …

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Ireland is Full of Stars as The Great Taste Awards are Announced

Today the Guild of Fine Food have announced the winners of the coveted Great Taste Awards. With 10,000 products to be judged, the process took several months across Ireland and the UK with a judging roadshow taking place in Tipperary. A staggering 3,539 products were awarded the prestigious Great Taste accolade and of those, 430 …

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Win Dinner and an Overnight Stay at the Cavan Crystal Hotel with Two Tickets to Taste of Cavan – Closed

Taste of Cavan is back, bigger and better than ever in the Cavan Equestrian Centre on August 12th and 13th. With a record breaking attendance last year, visitors to this event can expect over 120 producers and suppliers displaying their wares and appearances by Ireland’s tops chefs. The Ulster Bank Chefs’ Kitchen will host demonstrations …

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France: Season Three of Chef’s Table Premieres on Netflix September 2nd

The eagerly anticipated third season of hit TV show Chef’s Table will be premiering on Netflix this September. Available from Friday the 2nd, this series is called France and will be dedicated to four of the world’s most renowned chefs, each of whom has had a serious impact on modern cooking in France. Featured in …

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