Aoife Noonan

Renowned Pastry Chef, Aoife Noonan, Launches Bespoke New Online Cookery Classes And Announces Must-Have Limited Edition Patisserie Releases

After a decade spent working at the highest level, renowned award-winning Pastry Chef, Aoife Noonan, is leaving professional kitchens behind her with the launch of her own business. Via her new website, www.aoifenoonan.com, she’ll be offering a range of bespoke high-end online cookery classes aimed at discerning foodies and has also announced the first of a series of …

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Ireland’s Best Chefs and Restaurants Win Big at The Food & Wine Awards

Last night, the Food & Wine Awards were held in the InterContinental in Ballsbridge, with the country’s best chefs and restaurateurs in attendance. The event was hosted by presenter Barry Murphy and broadcaster Norah Casey. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed a delicious five-course meal with matching wines from Barry & Fitzwilliam. The ceremony, sponsored by Nespresso, included …

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Mental Health

Food For Thought – Chefs Giving More Than a Thought for Mental Health

It’s significant how the recent spell of good weather has increased the number of happy (and slightly more tanned) faces around. Perhaps not surprising though that sunny weather makes us happy, after all, it is estimated that, in Ireland, one-in-15 people are affected by SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder – a form of depression experienced …

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RTÉ Cooks Up Healthy Appetites With New Star Chef Studded TV Show

Healthy Appetite, presented by health food guru Pamela Flood, is RTÉ’s new fabulous food series. Pamela visits Ireland’s best chefs in their restaurants to watch them plate up their signature dishes. This exciting new food series sees some of Ireland’s top chefs go head to head in a cooking challenge with a twist -both chefs …

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Executive Pastry Chef Aoife Noonan Gives the Inside Scoop on Glovers Alley

Aoife Noonan has the kind of career that some dream of. She makes desserts for a living(!) for a start, which just has to be fun. Plus the portfolio of restaurants she has worked with is very impressive… pastry chef for Ireland’s two Michelin star Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud and more recently working for the John …

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Valentine's Day Tasting Menu

Michelin Star Chef to Open Luxurious New Eatery in Former Thornton’s Restaurant

The Irish have made quite a mark on the London dining scene, from Robin Gill in the Dairy to Anna Haugh in Bob Bob Ricard. Tallaght native chef Andy McFadden has manned the kitchen in Michelin-starred restaurants Pied à Terre and L’Autre Pied but has returned to Dublin to open his own restaurant, Glovers Alley. As …

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Luna Feature

A Night in the Kitchen at Luna – Behind the Scenes in One of Ireland’s Best Restaurants

On a rainy Thursday evening, Dublin’s most glamorous dining room is filled with beautiful people, dressed to the nines to enjoy a memorable night at Luna. Having enjoyed many an evening in the red hot leather booths myself, tonight the tables have turned and I’ve swapped my cocktail best for chefs whites, and am peering …

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Best Possible Taste Podcast – Guest Presenter Declan Maxwell talks about Taste of Dublin, Aoife Noonan and Teeling Whiskey

This episode of the Best Possible Taste Podcast is produced by Sharon Noonan with guest presenter Declan Maxwell. It focuses on Taste of Dublin which takes place in the capital’s Iveagh Gardens from Thursday 15 June – Sunday 18 June 2017. Declan talks to Taste of Dublin Festival Director, Avril Bannerton, about the 2017 programme …

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Aoife Recipe House of Peroni

Luna Rocher Recipe by The House of Peroni Master of Dolci Aoife Noonan

The Luna Rocher is a sophisticated take on the Ferrero Rocher, created by The House of Peroni’s Master of Dolci and Luna Executive Pastry Chef Aoife Noonan. The Luna Rocher will be served alongside various pasticinni (small pastries) at The House of Peroni residency from May 25th to June 4th at 1 Dame Lane. Ingredients: …

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The Faces Behind The House of Peroni – Francesco Mazzei, Aoife Noonan, Michael Ryan and Federico Riezzo

Take shot of Dublin’s freshest culinary talent, a splash of expertly sourced ingredients and a generous measure of Italian style and flair,  shake to combine and serve. This heady cocktail is the order of the day as House of Peroni returns to Dublin for a second residency, overlooking the city from the rooftop of 1 …

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Learn to Cook Like an Italian with House of Peroni Masterclasses – Tickets Now on Sale

Following on from roaring success last summer, The House of Peroni makes its eagerly awaited return to the rooftops of Dublin from Thursday, 25th May until Sunday, 4th June 2017, with another two-week residency at 1 Dame Lane, Dublin 2. The residency will bring to life Gusto d’Italia, the flavours of Italy, with an exciting …

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House of Peroni

House of Peroni Returns Serving Up Great Italian Menus Created by Great Irish Chefs

Head pastry chef at Luna, Aoife Noonan and pizza expert Michael Ryan are teaming up with critically acclamied Italian chef, Franceso Mazzei to develop contemporary Italian food menus for The House of Peroni which returns to Dublin from Thursday, 25th May to Sunday, 4th June, 2017 at 1 Dame Lane, Dublin 2. The House of …

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The Contemporary Pina Colada Recipe by Aoife Noonan

Pina Colada Dessert Recipe by Aoife Noonan

A contemporary twist on a tropical classic. A light and fruity mango jelly is combined with soft cubes of pineapple saturated in a Koko Kanu coconut rum syrup, topped with a pineapple foam and chilled coconut and lime soup. A sprinkle of coconut chips adds an extra flair and additional texture. This is a light dessert recipe that …

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Raspberry, White Chocolate and Rose Dessert Recipe by Aoife Noonan

Aoife Noonan shares this beautifully light combination of raspberry and rose, balanced with a delicate whipped white chocolate ganache, tangy yoghurt and crisp meringue, served with subtly floral rose- scented ice cream. This raspberry, white chocolate and rose dessert recipe is a perfect and refreshing end to a summer meal. Ingredients: – 250g fresh raspberries …

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Win a One Week Cookery Course at the Award Winning Dublin Cookery School – Closed

This year challenge yourself by improving your skills in the kitchen at the award winning Dublin Cookery School. Join acclaimed chef Lynda Booth and a host of guest tutors as you indulge your passion for food with one week courses located in state of the art facilities in Blackrock. Whether you’ve a passion for patisserie …

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