What does your spaghetti-eating style say about you?

Whether you cut, suck or twizzle your pasta, it reveals an awful lot more than you might think…

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Michelle Darmody: Making good use of mushy bananas

Overripe bananas are not great for eating but can be used in plenty of baking recipes. Some fruit and vegetable shops will gladly give them to you free of charge.

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Wine with Leslie Williams: Selecting stars of the Loire

My job drinking (sorry ‘tasting’) for a living has its upsides.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu has long been a fan of the work of Dr Colin Sage of the School of the Human Environment, in UCC, and also Founder/Chair of the Cork Food Policy Council.

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Eat & move with Derval O’Rourke: A simple circuit to help you back to exercising

This week I’m sharing a workout you can do anywhere, anytime and with no equipment whatsoever. For my recipe, it’s hazelnut energy balls and a delicious ...

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Restaurant review: The Oyster Tavern, Market Lane, Cork

There was some trepidation amongst certain ‘silverbacks’ of my acquaintance on foot of last year’s revamp of The Oyster Tavern, a public house ...

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Darina Allen: Lip-smackingly good recipes from Diana’s Henry’s latest book

Shaved fennel, celery and apple salad with pomegranates and hazelnuts; onglet with roast beets and horseradish cream; blood oranges and aperol jelly; rhubarb, marmalade ...

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Medicinal garnish: Sage advice on herbs

Tom O’Hanlon is celebrating a significant birthday – his company, O’Hanlon Herbs, is putting 30 candles on the cake this year, and to mark the ...

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Elle Macpherson criticised for her summer weight loss tips: Here’s why carbs aren’t the devil

The Australian model has come under fire for a segment on TV called “Cut the carbs.”

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5 unusual non-alcoholic summer drinks you can easily make at home

From a super sweet and fruity punch to a floral twist on classic lemonade, one of these recipes may be your new favourite summertime drink.

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 have been announced – here’s what you need to know

The prestigious list is out, but it’s not without its critics.

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Summer sparkle: 7 fabulous fizzes to drink now

Add some radiance to summer soirees with these dazzling sparkling wines, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Video: How to make a ‘crème de pêche mode’ cocktail on National Martini Day

Impress your friends with this sophisticated creation.

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5 of the best herbal teas and their amazing health benefits

Warm, comforting and the perfect bedtime ritual, herbal teas are a natural way to reboot your health this summer, says Liz Connor.

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Cookbook review: Mary Berry’s Fast Cakes

Queen of baking Mary Berry offers of a whole stash of speedy recipes in her latest collection.

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Chefs keeping it in the family recipe for Father's Day

Ever wondered what our five-star chefs cook up with their children? Joe McNamee rounds up their tips and recipes ahead of Father’s Day — and shares his ...

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Weekend Food with Darina Allen: Legacy left behind by Myrtle Allen

By the time you read this column on Saturday, the news of Myrtle Allen’s passing will be well known.

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Derval O'Rourke: Summer barbecue meats and midweek noodles

This week I’m chatting about a recent event I was speaking at that had the theme “health through the ages”. Recipe wise it’s my midweek noodle ...

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Michelle Darmody: Summers spent by the barbecue

I know to expect the length of the beautiful summer evenings after 42 years in Ireland, I also know that they gradually, incrementally build up, but each year takes ...

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Wine with Leslie Williams: Rare wine finds from Germany

Germany doesn’t feature on this page as often as it probably should but the reason is fairly straightforward – there just aren’t all that many ...

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Restaurant Review: Locks Restaurant, 1 Windsor Terrace, Dublin 8

Locks Restaurant, 1 Windsor Terrace, Dublin 8. Tel: 01-4163655

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Prepare yourself, moon milk is the latest wellness trend that’s about to take over your feed

As well as looking pretty magical, Instagram’s latest micro-trend could also help you to get a good night’s sleep.

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Sizzling hot taste test: Eight beef burgers get a grilling

THE most divisive of all surveys we have ever done, who knew that burgers could be controversial?

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Goat meat: Why it’s good for you and the planet

You’ll be ordering it every chance you get, says Ella Walker.

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6 Russian foods World Cup fans should try

The World Cup kicks off today – here are some foods from the host country worth a nibble.

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Tried and tested: Ping Coombes’ soy sauce ice cream

Yep, ice cream featuring the stuff you usually put in stir fries. Ella Walker puts it to the test.

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Sweet potato popsicles are now a thing and we’ve got the recipe

Everybody nowadays seems to be on some health kick or another.

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6 refreshing cocktails to stir the senses this summer

Find yourself a shaker or mixing glass and you can whip these up in a matter of minutes, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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So what was on the menu when Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un?

The food was a carefully curated homage to all the countries involved in making this summit actually happen.

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A guide to the different types of pizzas from the regions of Italy

What, did you think all pizza pies were the same?

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The menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Cork Summer Show returns once more and, as always, carries a huge programme of food-related events including a food ‘market’ featuring over 60 indoor ...

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Michelle Darmody: Lazy day summer desserts

HERE are some lazy day summer desserts, the type you make on a warm afternoon with the back door open and the breeze wafting in, when time is on your side.

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What lies beneath: Recipes for gut health

Ahead of the first World Microbiome Day, Michelle Darmody rounds up the best recipes for gut heath.

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Leslie Williams: Wines from a valley you've never encountered before

Ireland’s wine drinkers have fully embraced the big bold Malbec wines from Argentina but this week I’m recommending a couple of Pyros Wines from a valley ...

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Restaurant review: Going back to basics at Woodside Farm Market Stall

THOUGH a serious gourmand, The Dentist is done with all that ‘Michelin palaver’. “It bores me,” he says. “Review something that EVERYBODY ...

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Eat & move with Derval O’Rourke: The best summer active days out and my all-time favourite breakfast

This week I’m focusing on summer active days. I’m sharing my top days out plus my all-time favourite breakfast, overnight oats.

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Darina Allen: My favourite summer recipes

WHAT joy! The garden and greenhouses are bursting with produce, so are the farmers’ and country markets and hopefully, your local shops and supermarkets are ...

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Saying it with edible flowers

Edible flowers are one of summer’s biggest food trends, writes Joe McNamee.

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Cooking up a storm: Currabinny’s best BBQ tips

Want to cook up the perfect barbecue this summer? The duo at Currabinny compile their top tips and recipes for Ciara McDonnell.

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Summer food special: Ireland’s top chefs reveal their ideal dining days out

Where would our top chefs eat if they had the pick of world’s restaurants? And who would they dine with? Four of the biggest names in Irish food reveal their ...

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How to make John Torode’s chopped salmon and kimchi tacos

Healthy, simple and inspired by Korean street food.

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How to make John Torode’s butternut squash red curry with tofu

This rich vegetarian curry packs loads of flavour.

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Darina Allen: My new discovery is aquafaba

Funny how when you hear about an unfamiliar place or discover the meaning of a hitherto unfamiliar word, it seems to pop up regularly here and there within the next ...

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Derval O'Rourke: Top tips for staying healthy during exam season

This week I’m sharing my top tips for staying happy and healthy during exam season. And I’m all about salads this week.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

What's big for food in the week ahead?

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Michelle Darmody: Baking with natural yogurt

Yogurt is made by introducing cultures to milk. In Ireland that milk is mainly cows’ milk, but yogurt can be made with sheep, goat, and even coconut milk.

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Wine with Leslie Williams: Wines for the bank holiday weekend

The June Bank Holiday is easily my favourite holiday especially as it heralds the beginning of summer.

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Never heard of funeral potatoes? Here’s what you need to know

This dish takes potatoes to the next level.

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