Tue, 07 Apr, 2020
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020
World Vegan Day on Friday celebrates animal-free food and clothing. While researching vegan options in Cork city, the wide variety on offer — cappuccinos, lattés and hot chocolates, milk substitutes such as oat, coconut, and soya alternatives — suggests huge demand.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2019
For this year’s sausage survey we focused on a high proportion of meat. It had to be over 65% — a substantial sausage that would barbecue well in summer, but that also could be simmered gently in a tomato sauce for 15 minutes to make a quick meal — this way, sausages don’t have to be grilled/fried first.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
We are on the cusp of a revolution in consumer tastes, which will rock the agri-food industry to its core, regardless of the Climate Change Advisory committee recommendations for a substantial reduction in the cattle herd to meet Ireland’s 2030 greenhouse gas emissions targets.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
A delicious selection of ice creams brought smiles to the faces of all ages. We steered away from popular brands we had tried before, aiming this time at more luxury, and adult tastes, except for inviting one discerning eight-year-old.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
If winter’s trend for leopard left you hungry for more, then welcome to the jungle, because designers went wild animal print this season! Leopard, snake, tiger, cheetah and zebra prints all stalked the spring summer 2019 runways, so unleash your inner animal and take a walk on the wild side. As a new neutral or the ultimate statement piece, here’s our favourite ways to wear animal print for spring, writes
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg of plastic waste in his stomach — including 115 plastic cups; four plastic bottles; 25 plastic bags; two flip-flops; a nylon sack and more than 1,000 other plastic pieces.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
BAKERS are on top form this year with the best mince pies ever to suit many tastes. Given the high standard this year, we had to leave out quite a few from supermarkets whose pastry was a bit claggy due to the use of ingredients added for longer shelf life, writes
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017