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The Bay Tree Bistro’s Keith Boyle on The Importance of Supporting Local

What happens when one Waterford native phones another of a Friday morning? Well, in addition to some nostalgia on my part, a great insight into the mind of one of Ireland’s most passionate chefs, especially when it comes to producers. While there was no talk of delicacies like the famous Waterford Blaa, myself and Chef …

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Galway’s Gastronomy In Full Display At Exciting touRRoir Food Forum

In celebration of Galway and the West of Ireland’s status as the European Region of Gastronomy 2018, Good Food Ireland holds its global forum, touRRoir 2018, on April 23rd and 24th. The event will be held in the National University of Ireland in Galway. The convention ties in with the designation of Galway as the European Capital …

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Grow With Aldi – Irish Producers Encouraged to Enter New Mentoring Programme

Aldi has announced that they are investing €500,000 in a new supplier development programme in order to give up-and-coming Irish food and drink companies the chance to get on their shelves with a long-term contract. Announced as a result of new research from Core Research, which found that buying Irish is more important than ever …

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Culinary Experiences

Culinary Experiences Around Ireland That Will Bring Joy to The Food Lover in Your Life

Immersive experiences are a huge part of what takes our interests to the next level. Whether it’s living like a local in an exotic destination, writing and acting in your own play or learning to make the perfect coffee. The same can be said for food lovers, and with our ever-increasing curiosity about the sourcing …

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From Colourful Roots to The Kitchens of Ireland’s Chefs – The Ballymakenny Farm Story

Variety is the spice of life and when it comes to food, you can’t beat vibrant dishes bursting with flavour. A product that certainly adds a pop of colour to restaurant dishes is the Violetta potato, which is grown and supplied by Maria Flynn at Ballymakenny Farm. While trying to get to the heart of …

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Five Irish Producers Honoured at Prestigious Euro-Toques Food Awards

Five Irish Producers were honoured at the 2017 Euro-Toques Food Awards on Monday evening. Beginning in 1996, the annual awards recognise producers of “food of notable flavour and quality” and are the only awards which are bestowed by Irish chefs. This year’s winners included Gannet Fishmongers  in Galway, with Stefan Griesback accepting the honour for …

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Adare Manor

Adare Manor’s Culinary Team Take to the Road in Search of the Best Irish Produce

As part of its exciting refurbishment, the team at Adare Manor are on the hunt for the best artisan ingredients produced in Ireland. Five members of the hotel’s culinary team are currently on a 9-day tour of Ireland in search of the best ingredients to use on their new menu. They’re meeting over 100 small …

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Erica Sheehan of Homespun Quinoa Crunch

From Farmer’s Market Stall to Harrods Food Hall – The Homespun Quinoa Crunch Story

As more and more people wake up and smell the coffee to the fact that sugar, rather than fat, is one of the biggest detriments to our health, less are waking up to a bowl of sweetened cereal, and now even the glowing health halo around granola is looking a bit tarnished. Despite its reputation …

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Irish Ingredients Meat Italian Tradition - The Forage & Cure Story

Irish Ingredients Meat Italian Tradition – The Forage & Cure Story

“Patience is the name of the game”, says Rick Higgins, fourth generation Irish butcher who teamed up with Italian friend and cured meat expert Antonio Princigallo to create Forage & Cure. The business idea came three and a half years ago when Rick took over the family business and decided to work exclusively with free-range pork. …

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Oiling the Seeds of Progress - The Bayin Foods Story

Oiling the Seeds of Progress – The Bayin Foods Story

A couple dozen kids gather around an improvised football court on Myin Sine, a rural village hidden in Myanmar’s Magway region. It’s nearly 40°C and they disorderly run around in flip flops while they try to kick the ball over a dusty playground as John tries to explain to them the rules of the game. It’s the first time they see a …

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The Irish Food Market in Trafalgar Square, London in full swing!

Bord Bia Plans Worldwide Promotion of Irish Food for St Patrick’s Day

As the world prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish this week, Bord Bia will maximize the opportunity to promote Irish food and drink to a global audience. From Abu Dhabi to Zagreb, through its network of international offices, Bord Bia is coordinating over 100 promotional activities and events aimed at consumers, …

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