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Afternoon tea at Haddington House

Haddington House Redefines Afternoon Tea at the Parlour

Those seeking an afternoon tea with a difference should visit Haddington House in Dún Laoghaire for a creative and memorable experience. Afternoon Tea at the Parlour combines the tradition of sweet and savoury but with a refreshing difference – instead of finger sandwiches, guests are offered a selection of seasonal savoury snacks such as beetroot …

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Darryl Haynes of Circa Restaurant

Journeys in Taste Interview with Chef Darryl Haynes of Circa Restaurant

As someone from Star Wars doesn’t say about chef Darryl Haynes: ‘the force is strong in this one.’ Substitute the word ‘force’ with ‘work ethic’, however, and you could easily describe a robust facet of the man whose Dublin restaurant, Circa, recently came to the attention of the Michelin Guide. The Guide got it right …

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Tullamore Dew National Irish Coffee Day

Tullamore D.E.W. Celebrates Beloved Irish Tipple with a Twist for National Irish coffee Day

Tullamore D.E.W., the world’s second largest Irish whiskey brand, has been long associated with the traditional Irish Coffee. To celebrate National Irish Coffee Day this January 25th, Tullamore D.E.W. is giving this timeless coffee cocktail a bit of extra special attention by jazzing up the recipe.  The brand has updated the classic recipe with some new …

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Asia Market Dublin Chinese New Year 2022

Asia Market Announces Family-Friendly Food Experiences Extravaganza To Welcome In Chinese New Year

Asia Market Dublin Chinese New Year 2022 To welcome in the year of the tiger, Asia Market – Ireland’s Premier Asian Supermarket since 1981 – has announced a series of sensory family-friendly Asian food experiences to celebrate Chinese New Year (Tuesday 1st February) and the Lunar New Year Festival. Between Monday 24th January and Monday …

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The best hotel for a romantic weekend in Northern Ireland – Clandeboye Lodge

Northern Ireland is stunningly beautiful, and it’s no wonder that it’s a popular destination for romantic getaways. Whether you’re planning a romantic retreat for Valentine’s Day or have a special anniversary approaching, ramp up the romance with a stay at Clandeboye Lodge. A peaceful and romantic settingClandeboye Lodge’s woodland setting makes it a sanctuary for …

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Hearty Cooking in the Rebel County – Greenes Restaurant Review

It takes a little expedition mentality to find Greenes Restaurant. Yes, it is on the bustling McCurtain Street, which has seen a renaissance over recent years into the Victorian Quarter where theatre, good food and lively watering holes jostle cheek by jowl for the switched on Corkonian diner.  Its actual location is down a cobblestone …

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It’s Easy Being Green: 10 of Dublin’s Best Restaurants for Vegans and Veggies 

Whether you are flirting with flexitarianism or are simply plant-based curious, there has never been a better time to ditch meat while still enjoying delicious food in Dublin. We’ve compiled a list of Dublin’s best restaurants for vegans and veggies so you will never be short of inspiration. Gone are the days of measly green …

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Roast with the Most – Silken Thomas Announced as Ireland’s Great Roast 2021 Winner

Silken Thomas, Kildare, wins overall title of Ireland’s Great Roast 2021 in association with Knorr® Professional It’s official, the title of Ireland’s Great Roast 2021 competition in association with Knorr® Professional has been announced and goes to the Silken Thomas pub in Kildare. The competition, in association with Knorr® Professional, celebrates the best of roast dinners offered by hospitality venues …

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Ashford Castle Launches ‘Meet the Makers’ Wine, Dine and Learn Series

Wine and dine with four of France’s leading winemakers and enjoy pairings with the wonderful food flavours of the West of Ireland – in association with James Miley of the Vineyard Wine Merchants Ashford Castle has launched the first in a series of annual experiences for wine enthusiasts that combines wine tasting and excellent food with …

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Premium Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Brand, Leamhain, Expands Ice Cream Sandwich Distribution Nationwide For Veganuary

To mark the month-long celebration of Veganuary, premium non-dairy frozen dessert brand, Leamhain, is expanding its distribution to meet nationwide demand for their heavenly hand-crafted vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and palm oil-free ice cream sandwiches.  On a mission to produce high-end restaurant quality non-dairy desserts using the freshest locally sourced and most sustainable ingredients wherever possible, …

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Pass on the Popcorn – 5 Food and Drink Pairings for Your Next Netflix or Prime Binge

Is anyone else guilty of preparing snacks and drinks for a night in front of the TV, only to devour them while mulling/arguing over your viewing options for 40 minutes? The token bowl of popcorn is now just salty kernels, the crisps are merely a memory and you’re left snack-less, thirsty and sad as you …

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Hacking Wine: Can you Go from Rookie to Connoisseur in a Month

Hacking Wine – Can you Go from Rookie to Connoisseur with Shortcuts?

If you feel as awkward as a cat in a tux when browsing through the shelves of a wine shop, you’re not alone, wine can be a tough nut to crack and the barrier of snobbism than sometimes seems to separate the initiated from the generic grape juice drinking peasants or even worst, the beer-chugging morlocks is both pernicious and …

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Tandoori Chicken Skewers Recipe By Soulful and Healthy

Tandoori Chicken Skewers Recipe By Soulful and Healthy

Tandoori Chicken Skewers Recipe By Soulful and Healthy. A wonderful traditional recipe by Shilpa, full of flavour and so colourful. Making anyone happy at the dinner table, no doubt. Ingredients: – 3 large free range chicken breasts – 1 red pepper – 1 green pepper – 1 yellow pepper – 1 red onion – 1 …

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Chicken Shawarma Recipe By Jennifer Oppermann

Chicken Shawarma Recipe By Jennifer Oppermann

Chicken Shawarma Recipe By Jennifer Oppermann. This middle Eastern inspired recipe, is perfect for lunch or dinner. The wonderful warm spices marinating the chicken, go so well with the refreshing salad and tanginess of the yogurt dressing. Ingredients: (Serves 6) Chicken & Chicken Marinade – 8 boneless chicken thighs – 1 tbsp ground green cardamom …

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Put the Fizz into Festive Plans with Schweppes – Merry Schweppesmas, from us to you!

This Christmas, Schweppes will help put the fizz into your festive plans, as Schweppes invites you to enjoy a complimentary Schweppes Gin and Tonic, (on them!) in participating bars across Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Belfast. Schweppes knows that you’ve got the Christmas spirit, and this season, they’ve got the tonic…no better pairing, we think! Having …

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Christmas Negroni Recipe From Lisa Wilkinson of The Wicklow Escape


What better way to kick back this festive season than with a winter warmer of a cocktail! Lisa Wilkinson, owner of The Wicklow Escape shares her Christmas Negroni recipe. A super seasonal twist on the classic, forget mulled wine, this is Christmas in a glass. Ingredients: Spicy syrup 1 Star Anise 2 Cloves nutmeg 2 …

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Vodka Cured Atlantic Salmon Recipe By Chef Igor From The Gibson

Vodka Cured Atlantic Salmon Recipe By Chef Igor From The Gibson

Vodka cured atlantic salmon, avocado, ponzu sauce, pickled kohlrabi, radish, dill emulsion recipe. This is a stunning dish and it would create a big impact at a Christmas dinner party. Avocado purée rounds off the vodka cured salmon. Curing takes 36 hours but don’t be put off as hands-on preparation is quick. Ingredients Makes 6 …

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