Darina Coffey

TheTaste Tries: The Montenotte, Cork’s Urban Resort with Playful Luxury As Standard

The Vibe Styling itself as Cork’s first urban resort, The Montenotte’s modern, well curated decor with funky pops of colour delivers a sense of playful, rebellious luxury. Indulge in panoramic Cork City views from the cocktail terrace or settle into The Glasshouse, a favourite spot for decadent afternoon teas by day and expertly crafted cocktails …

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Siúcra x Catherine Fulvio Carrot Cake recipe

The Ultimate Easter Recipe Guide for a Delicious Easter Weekend

Cutting a working week short by a day and providing children and adults alike with a carte blanche to indulge in a day dedicated to chocolate, the only thing better than a weekend is Easter weekend. Thankfully, it is nearly upon us and this is fabulous news for those of us who choose to spend …

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San Migeul Market in Madrid, Spain

A Real Taste of Madrid – The Madrid Foodie Shopping Guide

Spain’s capital, both on the map and in terms of the sheer variety of gastronomic experiences at every corner, Madrid is puzzlingly often overlooked as a dedicated destination for food tourists. It was only on a recent trip to the international food symposium Madrid Fusion that I realised the land-locked city could hold its own …

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Delicious Vegan Recipes You Need for Veganuary and Beyond

Whether you are planning on going full blown vegan for January, are trying to cut back on your meat intake or are just plant-based curious, we have a comprehensive collection with every recipe you could ever need or want to go meat-free without ever skimping on flavour. From comforting classics like mac and cheese to …

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Siúcra x Catherine Fulvio’s Ham and Brie Breakfast Galette Recipe

Delicious Recipes to Use Up Your Christmas Leftovers

As much as we all love piling our leftovers into Christmas sandwiches of epic proportions, if you want to shake things up with your turkey and ham this year, look no further. From skillets to strudels to stews, getting another delicious meal (or several) out of your Christmas leftovers couldn’t be simpler with the below …

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Easy Christmas Canapés With 5 Ingredients or Less

If you can already feel yourself regretting that Christmas party you have planned to host, stressing about feeding your guests and putting on a good show, look no further. Whether you’re having your inner circle or 50 of your closest acquaintances over to toast the season, TheTaste guide to easy canapés has you sorted! While …

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Christmas Dinner Delivered – Take the Hassle Out of Christmas Day

Christmas Dinner Delivered – Take the Hassle Out of Christmas Day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, except perhaps if you are the one signed up to slave over a hot stove for the vast majority of the festive period. While some relish the opportunity to sip on a sherry and luxuriate in the kitchen creating a Christmas feast, for others the hassle, from …

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Cinnamon and Apple Crumble Cheesecake Recipe from Avoca

Cinnamon and Apple Crumble Cheesecake Recipe from Avoca

This baked cinnamon and Apple cheesecake is a show-stopping centrepiece at any celebration or gathering and it tastes as good as it looks! Ingredients For the base: – 350g digestive biscuits, bashed into crumbs – 50g caster sugar – 150g butter, melted For the apples: – 25g butter – 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored …

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Christmas Wreath Cake Recipe From Siúcra By Catherine Fulvio

Christmas Wreath Cake Recipe From Siúcra By Catherine Fulvio

Tis the season! Keep it classy with this Siúcra x Catherine Fulvio Christmas Wreath Cake recipe. This eye-catching desert is bound to act as the perfect center-piece to any dinner table this festive season. Ingredients: For the prosecco syrup – 200g Siúcra Caster Sugar – 300ml Prosecco – 150ml cranberry juice For the frosted cranberries …

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Pandolce Christmas Cake Recipe by Eileen Dunne-Crescenzi

Pandolce (sweet bread) is a homely alternative to the traditional shop-bought panettone cake. I have adjusted this pandolce recipe a little to make it more orange, sweet and, dare I say it, delicious. Serves 12 Ingredients: – 250g butter, softened – 250g caster sugar – 2 free-range or organic eggs, beaten – zest and juice …

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Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2023

Six Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2023 Finalists Announced

Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition, Ireland’s premier cooking competition for professional young chefs announces the 6 contestants selected for 2023 finals in October. The semi-finals of the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition, presented by principal partners La Rousse Foods took place on Sunday 25th June 2023 at Dublin Cookery School, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Growing from …

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The Whispering Angel Rosé Garden At Cafe En Seine

The Whispering Angel Rosé Garden Returns to Café en Seine

Known across the globe as the reference for Provence rosé, Whispering Angel has announced its return for another summer takeover at one of Dublin’s leading and most chic venues, Café en Seine, running from July 6th through to August. This year also sees the addition of a delicious food pairing menu, created by Café en Seine’s Executive Chef Stephen …

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10 Outdoor Dublin Dining Spots We Can’t Wait to Visit

Irish summer is well and truly underway, and although it may go as quickly as it came, we can stay optimistic and perch for an evening in one of the below outdoor Dublin dining spots we’ve booked and are dying to experience in the Irish sun. The Terrace at The Shelbourne  View this post on …

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Dingle Distillery Competition Bealtaine Single Pot Still €95

Calling All Whiskey Lovers: Dingle Launches Exclusive ‘Return of the Light’ Event Series to Mark New Bealtaine Single Pot Still Release

Sponsored Feasting by an open fire with a good drop in hand…Dingle’s exclusive series of events to mark the “Return of the Light” sounds like a whiskey lover’s dream. To mark the latest release in Dingle Distillery’s Wheel of the Year Series, Bealtaine Single Pot Still, Dingle will host two ticket-only, immersive events in the …

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Make it Boozy – The Best Spots for Bottomless Brunch in Dublin

Dublin has no shortage of spots for leisurely brunching, but the recent boom in bottomless brunch menus is more than welcome. We’ve rounded up the best spots to indulge in an afternoon of bubbles, cocktails and brunching with your pals, whether it is a girl’s weekend blow out, hen party plan or birthday celebration. Here …

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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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Hello Fresh

Make Dinnertime Deliciously Simple – Hello Fresh Finally Lands in Ireland

Whether you are feeding a family, catering for two or dining solo, there are few things as frustrating as wondering “what’s for dinner?” after a long day. Keeping the fridge stocked, trying your best to make the most of the ingredients you have on hand and avoid food waste, wanting to create something delicious without …

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