NOWADAYS, in our busy lives, years can flash by in a hectic blur. Suddenly we realise that we haven’t seen or sometimes heard from favourite cousins or even aunts and uncles for years.More
WE’VE christened Itamar and Sarit from Honey & Co, ‘The Honeys’ — because they are just that.More
There was great excitement in Midleton on the Bank Holiday weekend. The Midleton Farmers Market was joyfully celebrating its 15-year anniversary.More
This has been a wonderful week, I found myself giving heartfelt thanks to the good Lord and Mother Nature several times over.
WE’RE all still on a high from the Litfest. Apart from all the antics and stimulating talks, forums and panel discussions in the Grain Store and Big Shed, there was also a packed schedule at the Ballymaloe Cookery School with three and sometimes four events running simultaneously. This week I want to share some of my personal highlights.More
There’s great excitement at Ballymaloe this weekend for the third Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine, which by now is affectionately known as the LitFest, a mega two day celebration of great food and drink and food writing.
JUST a week to go to the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine May 15-17, there’s a mouthful!More
THE most anticipated baking book of 2015 has just been published, it’s called The Violet Bakery Cookbook by Claire Ptak, whom Jamie Oliver described as “my favourite cake-maker in the world”.More
HAVE you heard about the latest ‘U turn’ in nutritional science? America the land of the ‘egg-white omelette’ is in quite the tizzy about it all.More
It’s always fun to see what’s happening on the food scene in New York.More
EASTER is early this year so the milk-fed spring lamb will be even more juicy and succulent.More
During our visit to Istanbul, Burcu of Unison Turkey told me about a particularly delicious marzipan made in Edirne close to the Bulgarian and Greek border, by a family who’d been in business since 1952.More
It’s difficult to keep up with all the hot new openings in London – Over in W1 everyone is loving Primeur, which I only just managed to book partly because they only accept face to face or Twitter bookings.More
St Patrick’s Day celebrations continue to gather momentum around the world.More
IT WAS STILL snowing hard in Turkey -— Istanbul on the Bosphorus was trying to come to terms with the unexpectedly heavy fall.
ON A CHILLY winter’s night a few weeks ago, we had our first East Cork Slow Food event of the year.More
WE PACKED our bags recently and headed for the US ready to launch the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine in New York.More
DON’T we all need and love a little romance in our lives, so Valentine’s Day creates a welcome little flutter of excitement for everyone from nine to 90.More