Interviews & Reviews

Neven Maguire: Healthy Food

Mon, 16 Nov 2015

Neven Maguire recently launched his new cookbook Neven Maguire’s The Nation’s Favourite Healthy Food. In this fantastic new collection of recipes, Ireland’s most trusted chef, Neven Maguire, shows you that healthy eating doesn’t need to be complicated. You will discover a fresh approach to food and cooking with 100 new, light and modern recipes – each […]

Review: The Gibson Hotel New Menu

Sat, 17 Oct 2015

New Chef, New Menu at the Gibson Hotel:  By Melanie May The Gibson Hotel has an, almost new, Executive Head Chef in the form of Nicholas Woollard who joined the hotel in July of this year. Nicholas has worked in many Michelin star restaurants including Les Saveurs De Jean Christophe Novelli in London and the […]

Focus Friday: Goodness Grains

Fri, 02 Oct 2015

We have teamed up with Tesco Taste Bud to bring you the best new Irish food producers, and tell you all about their products. Today, on Focus Friday we talk to Geraldine O’Shea from Goodness Grains. Goodness Grains is a family owned gluten free bakery in Longford producing a range of fresh gluten free breads and baked […]

Review: Kenwood kCook

Thu, 01 Oct 2015

Mandy Mortimer reviews the very latest Kenwood kitchen product – kCook. A new Kenwood product – their brand new kCook – has hit the stores this September. A ‘one pot wonder’ the kCook chops, stirs, cooks and even steams. And the best part? Just about everything goes into the dishwasher for easy cleanup. That’s the […]

Focus Friday: Bombay Pantry

Fri, 18 Sep 2015

We have teamed up with Tesco Taste Bud to bring you the best new Irish food producers, and tell you all about their products. Today, on Focus Friday we talk to Emma Sheehan of Bombay Pantry. Wicklow-based Bombay Pantry creates award winning Indian food, handmade from scratch using traditional methods by a team of highly trained Indian chefs. […]

Focus Friday: The Scullery

Fri, 11 Sep 2015

We have teamed up with Tesco Taste Bud to bring you the best new Irish food producers, and tell you all about their products. Today, on Focus Friday we talk to Florrie Purcell of The Scullery The Scullery is a truly home grown business that started from humble beginnings and has been expanding ever since. Florrie Purcell […]

Rachel Allen Gets Hot & Spicy for O’Brien’s

Sat, 05 Sep 2015

Rachel Allen has been the Creative Food Consultant for O’Brien’s Sandwich cafes since 2010 and since then, she has given the humble sandwich a new lease of life with her Signature sandwich range. For her latest range she has teamed up with Tabasco sauce to show off her hot and saucy side and to help […]

Focus Friday: Improper Butter

Fri, 04 Sep 2015

We have teamed up with Tesco Taste Bud to bring you the best new Irish food producers, and tell you all about their products. Today, on Focus Friday we talk to Elaine Lavery one of the creators behind Improper Butter. Founded by friends Elaine Lavery and Hannah O’Reilly, Improper Butter is a range of garlic and herb cooking […]

5 Minutes With…Paul Callaghan

Wed, 02 Sep 2015

Paul Callaghan is a leading Irish food blogger and a regular on TV3’s Seven O’Clock Show. Paul went from being a plasterer to author, food blogger, home cook and advocate for growing your own. We caught up with Paul to find out more and to share some of his mouth watering recipes! 1.) When did […]

Focus Friday: Ballymaloe Beetroot – Maxine Hyde

Fri, 28 Aug 2015

We have teamed up with Tesco Taste Bud to bring you the best new Irish food producers, and tell you all about their products. Today, on Focus Friday we talk to Maxine Hyde daughter of Yasmin Hyde and granddaughter of Myrtle Allen. Maxine will discuss with us today all about Ballymaloe ‘s  new product Ballymaloe Beetroot which has just […]