Even if you love all the razzmatazz, Christmas is certainly ‘a bit of work’ and can be a deeply stressful time for the cook or chef.More
No need to get in a sweat over the price of the Christmas dinner. You can feed five people a delicious three-course meal for just under €25. Cork chef Donal Hayes tells how.
Wine gets a lot of press in the run-up to the big Christmas feast, but who says you have to stick with those foreign imports?
As the weather cools Roz Crowley casts her eye over some of the vegetable soups that are on the market.More
To mark the Irish Craft Beer Festival this weekend, Joe McNamee gets a taste of the local brewing scene.More
From food tourism — holidays that are all about the restaurants — to annual pilgrimages to high-end eateries, the way we eat out has been transformed.More
IT’S hard to say a bad word about organic food. When given a choice, who wouldn’t opt for a plate full of clean, locally sourced fruit and veg? Goodbye pesticides, good riddance chemicals.More
THE Oxford Companion to Food tells us the term coleslaw came from Holland when kool (cabbage) and sla (an abbreviation of a word meaning salad) came together to describe shredded cabbage mixed with mayonnaise.More