Brew Your Own Beer At Home Using Leftover Bread!

Brew Your Own Beer At Home Using Leftover Bread!

Introducing the best thing since sliced bread, Toast Ale is the UK’s first ever bread to beer ale. Brewed by craft purveyors Hackney Brewery, the innovative and great tasting ale uses fresh, surplus bread otherwise thrown away by bakeries, delis and sandwich makers. Nearly half (44%) of bread in the UK, including 24 million slices […]

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Review: The Lime Kiln, Julianstown

Review: The Lime Kiln, Julianstown

It was a dark, wet, windy afternoon when the Flogastronomy team visited The Lime Kiln in Julianstown for a working lunch last week. A gastro-pub located just off the old Dublin/Belfast Road (R132), the Lime Kiln is on the banks of the River Nanny. Since opening last year we had had tried to get tables […]

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Pancakes With Apple Compote

Pancakes With Apple Compote

Have a perfect Pancake Tuesday with this quick and easy recipe from Siúcra. Deliciously sweet and fruity, these pancakes are sure to impress your friends and family. Traditionally served on Shrove Tuesday, they can also be served as part of your weekend brunch and make a delectable dessert. INGREDIENTS (serves 4 people) Pancakes 2 large […]

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5-A-Day Challenge

5-A-Day Challenge

Though it would seem as a nation we are more informed than ever on achieving a healthy lifestyle, research shows that we are only getting half of our 5-a-day. The majority of us know about 5-a-day (75%), but only 36% of us actually consume it. Starting from today, Centra has launched its 5-a-day challenge encouraging […]

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Homemade Pot Noodle

Homemade Pot Noodle

January is a long month; if you’re trying to save on your lunch expenses you might want to consider bringing this homemade pot noodle to work! At less than 50c per portion, per adult, quick homemade pot noodle is a fantastic value-for-money alternative to dialling the take away.  There is also no fat, whatsoever in […]

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The Definitive Guide To Oven Temperatures

The Definitive Guide To Oven Temperatures

Getting the right oven temperature can be tricky, the definitive guide to oven temperatures from Flogastronomy is here to help. You know the score, you read a recipe and it specifies a temperature for a regular oven but you have a fan oven or is it fan assisted? Will your dish end up the same […]

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KICK START THE NEW YEAR WITH A 400 CALORIE BREAKFAST

KICK START THE NEW YEAR WITH A 400 CALORIE BREAKFAST

Get yourself a new ‘BF’ this year in the form of a 400 Calorie breakfast.  Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) and the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland (FSA in NI) are encouraging hospitality providers to help customers become best friends with a healthy breakfast by creating options that are 400 Calories or less. To […]

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January's Seasonal Irish Produce

January’s Seasonal Irish Produce

How do you know what January’s seasonal Irish produce is? It can be hard to even determine in the shops what is Irish and what is not, especially when (with a little processing) some fruit and vegetables can be marked as Irish but not produce of Ireland. Consumer demand, more efficient transport and big supermarkets […]

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Traditional Irish Oats

Traditional Irish Oats

One of our best kept secrets, traditional Irish oats are one of a number of native superfoods. It is low in cholesterol, has no fat (unless you add it in the cooking process) or refined sugars. The oat flake itself takes longer to break down in the digestive process than bread and so it is […]

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Food Hub from the RTÉ Player

Food Hub from the RTÉ Player

After the excess of Christmas, we are all in need of some inspiration to kick start our New Year’s eating resolutions. Step forward, RTÉ Player’s new Food Hub, a new dedicated foodie space on RTÉ Player, featuring inspiring bite-size video recipes from some of Ireland’s best known chefs, including; Donal Skehan, Rachel Allen, Martin Shanahan, […]

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