Interviews & Reviews

5 Minutes with Tara Gartlan

Written by Melanie May Tara Gartlan is a very talented pastry chef who has worked in the kitchens of some of Dublin’s, nay the country’s,

Chef Shane smith

5 Minutes with Chef Shane Smith

Written by Melanie May Master Pastry Chef, Shane Smith has over 22 years’ experience working in some of the world’s most celebrated pastry kitchens across

Daniel Lambert

5 Minutes with Daniel Lambert

Daniel Lambert from Leitrim is a chef at Harvey’s Point who has become a TikTok star thanks to his fun food hacks and outrageous recipes

Noel McMeel

5 Minutes with Noel McMeel

Written by Melanie May Noel McMeel of Lough Erne Resort scores a hole-in-one with his modern Irish cooking that champions the best of local ingredients.

Chocolate Banana Bread

Proudly Made in Africa

Proudly Made in Africa (PMIA) is an Irish charity promoting Africa’s world-class products globally. They strive to promote ‘trade not aid’ messaging in everything they

Grainne Mullins, Gra Chocolates

Fall in love with Grá Chocolates

Written by Melanie May Last March, Gráinne Mullins, Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2019, was about to head off to Bali and Vietnam to

Kwanghi Chan, I Love Cooking Ireland, Modern Asian Cooking

5 Minutes with Chef Kwanghi Chan

Written by Melanie May Hong Kong-born, Ireland raised, French-trained, Chef Kwanghi Chan’s recipes brim with multi-cultural influences. He is on a mission to spice up

Aislinn Batch Cookies Dublin, Chocolate Chip Cookies

Batch Cookies

Amid a pandemic, here’s how a dash of inspiration and plenty of sugar lead to the birth of Batch Cookies.  Written by Melanie May It

5 Minutes with Tara Gartlan

Written by Melanie May Tara Gartlan is a very talented pastry chef who has worked in the kitchens of some of Dublin’s, nay the country’s,

Chef Shane smith

5 Minutes with Chef Shane Smith

Written by Melanie May Master Pastry Chef, Shane Smith has over 22 years’ experience working in some of the world’s most celebrated pastry kitchens across

Daniel Lambert

5 Minutes with Daniel Lambert

Daniel Lambert from Leitrim is a chef at Harvey’s Point who has become a TikTok star thanks to his fun food hacks and outrageous recipes

Noel McMeel

5 Minutes with Noel McMeel

Written by Melanie May Noel McMeel of Lough Erne Resort scores a hole-in-one with his modern Irish cooking that champions the best of local ingredients.

Chocolate Banana Bread

Proudly Made in Africa

Proudly Made in Africa (PMIA) is an Irish charity promoting Africa’s world-class products globally. They strive to promote ‘trade not aid’ messaging in everything they

Grainne Mullins, Gra Chocolates

Fall in love with Grá Chocolates

Written by Melanie May Last March, Gráinne Mullins, Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year 2019, was about to head off to Bali and Vietnam to

Kwanghi Chan, I Love Cooking Ireland, Modern Asian Cooking

5 Minutes with Chef Kwanghi Chan

Written by Melanie May Hong Kong-born, Ireland raised, French-trained, Chef Kwanghi Chan’s recipes brim with multi-cultural influences. He is on a mission to spice up

Aislinn Batch Cookies Dublin, Chocolate Chip Cookies

Batch Cookies

Amid a pandemic, here’s how a dash of inspiration and plenty of sugar lead to the birth of Batch Cookies.  Written by Melanie May It