The menu: Calling young Gustatory Gaels

The Menu is delighted to hear the revised format for the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 means it is ...

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Tuna and bean salad with zesty dressing and garlic bread

1 tbsp of lemon juice and the zest of 2
1 tsp of whole grain mustard
1 tbsp of cider vinegar

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Wine: Colombelle L’Original, Plaimont, Cotes de Gascogne 2013

Terroir is one of those frustrating French terms that is beloved of winemakers and wine-writers but ...

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Restaurant Review: Brabazon, Slane, Co Meath

HE setting within which Brabazon Restaurant reclines is beautiful, and we’ll warrant there are ...

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Men like it fast and cheap when buying groceries

Men are less likely to open their wallets when shopping for food, preferring to rack up the bargains ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Chefs reveal what they keep in their fridge

Well-known chefs show their ‘inner sanctums’ and eating quirks to Joe McNamee.

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Darina Allen: Recipes that will warm up any autumn

IFEST, the first major celebration of Irish culture and food was held in Boston recently. 

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Pause awhile to savour Kilkenny food

The Menu has Neidín hitched up and is heading for beautiful town of Kilkenny for Savour Kilkenny ...

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Restaurant review: A ’square’ meal deal in Blarney

IN A WORLD where everyone of Roy Keane’s self-serving, confrontational utterances is treated ...

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California produces some of the world’s best wines

California produces more wine than any country outside Europe yet very little of it seems to make ...

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One list, five meals: Mushroom and Chicken Hot Pot

Rice for four
A knob of butter
1 onion, finely ...

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Cork Dad shows the way and feeds six for a fiver

Feeding a family of six on a fiver is no mean feat, but Donal Hayes takes inspiration from his kitchenphobic ...

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Most children under seven don’t know their vegetables

The majority of children aged under seven are unable to correctly identify common vegetables. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Punters enjoying the Kinsale Gourmet Fest.

Appetite for good times at Kinsale gourmet show

"Kinsale doesn’t really do austerity," declared one fashionable lady, holding a glass of champagne ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Vegetable soup: The winners and losers

As the weather cools Roz Crowley casts her eye over some of the  vegetable soups that are on ...

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The Menu: Cinematic treats for The Lunchbox

His reputation as an absolute hound for the nosebag is well- established but The Menu is also a great ...

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Darina Allen’s essential ’student’ cuisine

The return to college has produced lots of nightmare stories, as students scramble to find affordable ...

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One list, five meals: Crostini of Kale, Fried Egg and Chopped Sun-dried Tomato

a dash of olive oil
200g of kale, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

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Weekly wine tips

Readers of this column may be getting tired of my raising the issue of excise duty on wine but bear ...

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Restaurant review: Pump up the volume at Drury Buildings

SITTING comfortably? Let’s begin, shall we? 

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