Cork Restauranteur Named New President Of The RAI

Cork Restauranteur Named New President Of The RAI

Liam Edwards, proprietor of Jim Edwards Bar and Restaurant in Kinsale, is the new president of the RAI. The appointment was announced at the organisation’s 46th Annual General Meeting and Conference at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo, this month. Speaking at the event, Edwards, 43, said the year ahead would undoubtedly pose […]

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92% of People Don’t Know What the New Recommended Portions of Fruit and Veg are

92% of People Don’t Know What the New Recommended Portions of Fruit and Veg are

Research, carried out on behalf of Aramark by Opinion Matters, which surveyed over 2,000 people across the UK and Ireland, asked ‘According to the recently published study by the International Journal of Epidemiology, how many portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person’s risk of heart disease and cancer?’ – Only […]

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Mum's Mazarin Cake For Mother's Day From Siucra

Mum’s Mazarin Cake For Mother’s Day From Siucra

Mum’s Mazarin cake from Siúcra is a moist, fluffy and luxuriously flavoured sponge. Decorate with delicious icing, cut into squares and serve on a cake stand for the perfect Mother’s Day treat. Tip: Top with icing or melted chocolate.

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Hot Cross Bun Pain Perdu

Hot Cross Bun Pain Perdu

Did you know that ‘pain perdu’ literally translated from French means ‘lost bread’? It’s a great description of how stale bread is revitalised by cooking it for a second time. It’s no longer lost! Hot cross buns are a brilliant treat that you will find in shops around Good Friday but what happens if they […]

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Green Cocktail For St Patrick's Day

Green Cocktail For St Patrick’s Day

With St Patrick’s Day coming this Friday, The Sandymount Hotel got in touch to share their signature green cocktail from the Line Out Bar, it’s an appletini. They promise it’s as tasty and refreshing as it looks! Ingredients 35ml Vodka 35ml Apple Sours 10ml Sweet & Sour Mix 55ml Apple Juice Method Pour all ingredients […]

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Mother's Day Cookies

Mother’s Day Cookies

Show Mum just how much you love and appreciate her with Siúcra’s home baked treats. Little kids will be bursting with excitement as they whip up these sweet and sentimental cookies which are perfect for a Mother’s Day celebration. Makes 40 biscuits (depending on size of cutters used) Cookies 200g butter, at room temperature 230g […]

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Irish Food, Food From Ireland

Apple Pie For World Pi Day From Bord Bia

Pi Day is very nearly upon us! Otherwise known as the 14th of March, what better way to celebrate World Pi Day than a traditional Apple Pie?   Serving Suggestions To serve, cut the warm apple tart into slices and arrange on warmed serving places with some of the custard. Pour the remaining custard into […]

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Sundried Tomato Spinach Frittata

Sundried Tomato Spinach Frittata

Rozanne Stevens, chef and cookbook author, has been kind enough to share a second recipe  for a Sundried Tomato Spinach Frittata with us.  To book one of her cookery courses and find out more information visit her website. Sundried Tomato Spinach Frittata (Serves 4) Ingredients  2tbsp butter 450g frozen spinach, defrosted 1 tbsp olive oil […]

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Creamy Vitamin D Mushroom Tagliatelle

Creamy Vitamin D Mushroom Tagliatelle

Monaghan Mushrooms has found a way to make the mighty mushroom, considered to be the ‘Food of the Gods’ by the Romans, even mightier, by developing a Vitamin D-enriched mushroom that provides 100% of the recommended daily amount of Vitamin D in just three mushrooms. Apart from their delicious taste, mushrooms are thought to contain […]

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A celebration of Irish Whiskey in Ireland’s medieval capital

A celebration of Irish Whiskey in Ireland’s medieval capital

The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild is an Irish Whiskey Tourism initiative just launched by a group of ten local hostelries to provide a premium Irish Whiskey experience to visitors and Kilkenny locals alike. Each Guild House will have a range of sixty or more Irish Whiskeys offered on bespoke menus by specially trained staff. There will […]

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