Aldi National Brown Bread Baking Competition

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Aldi will once again this year sponsor The National Brown Bread Baking Competition, in association with the National Ploughing Association (NPA) and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA). Relaunched four years ago by the NPA, the event has proven to be a huge success, with entries from each one of the 26 counties. TV presenter Síle […]

Aldi to invest €500,000 in new Irish suppliers

Wed, 04 Apr 2018

Aldi today announced it is investing €500,000 in a new supplier development programme to give up-and-coming Irish food and drink companies the chance to get on its shelves with a long-term contract.  The programme was announced as new research from Core Research found that buying Irish is more important than ever for Irish consumers, with […]

Become the next foodie TV star

Wed, 04 Apr 2018

Applications are  NOW open until to 29th April 2018 to star on ‘Tastes Like Home” with Catherine Fulvio Building on the success of series one and two Catherine Fulvio’s top RTÉ One TV Show sponsored by Londis, Tastes Like Home, is back for a third series and is looking for participants from around the globe. If […]

Alex Findlater & Co. Food & Wine Hall

Mon, 26 Mar 2018

Something brand new, exciting and innovative has happened to Limerick city centre this month – the first Alex Findlater & Co. Food & Wine Hall has opened at 1 O’Connell Street, Limerick, at the heart of the city’s shopping and restaurant quarter. Limerick hospitality firm the Savoy Group and Findlater & Co., the general grocers […]

Paddy’s Day Breakfast for €3 For A Family of 4

Wed, 14 Mar 2018

Every year, St. Patrick’s Day is a great day filled with celebrations. You can check out some events taking place throughout Ireland here. So, make sure you start with a good, hearty, breakfast to see you through the day. Aldi are offering amazing value for a Paddy’s Day breakfast that will keep the hungriest of your […]

10 St. Patrick’s Day Events Across Ireland

Wed, 14 Mar 2018

10 St. Patrick’s Day Events Across Ireland Written by Melanie May Put on your green jumper, paint a shamrock on your face and get into the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day at one of these events across Ireland. Cork: St. Patrick’s Festival 16th to 18th March This St. Patrick’s weekend, some of Cork’s best-loved restaurants […]

A Yeast Bread Masterclass With Patrick Ryan

Wed, 28 Feb 2018

In the first of our two part bread masterclass with Patrick Ryan (Firehouse Bakery), he will showcase how to make a focaccia, bread rolls and a simple white loaf all using a simple white dough. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch all of our recipe videos. This is your everyday loaf, the one for […]

Bewley’s launches 100% compostable coffee capsules

Mon, 26 Feb 2018

Hats off to Bewley’s as they become the first Irish company to launch a range of 100% compostable coffee capsules.  While the coffee market in general is growing at 1.6% year-on-year, capsule sales are growing at almost 15% year-on-year. Thousands of Irish coffee drinkers start their day by using a capsule of ground coffee. However as convenient […]

Food To Impress On Valentine’s Day

Mon, 12 Feb 2018

Even if you can’t cook, don’t worry Supervalu have some great Valentine’s Day meal deals. Research from SuperValu has revealed what’s going on in the kitchen ahead of the most romantic day of the year. Whether you’re a budding Kevin Dundon, or just a walking kitchen nightmare, 61% of Irish people are staying in this […]

Top 3 Healthy Pancake Toppings

Mon, 05 Feb 2018

Pancakes are tasty treats that can be served up as part of a lazy weekend breakfast, a speedy snack or as a delicious dessert. This Pancake Tuesday we bring you perfect pancakes with our top 3 healthy toppings. Pancake Perfection: To make approx. 12 delicious pancakes, you will need: 125g plain flour 300ml of milk 1 […]

Childhood Obesity in Ireland

Wed, 22 Nov 2017

New study reveals total lifetime cost of childhood overweight and obesity on the island estimated at €7.2billion euros New safefood funded research into the cost of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland has estimated the total lifetime cost to be €7.2billion euros (€4.6 billion in the Republic Of Ireland; £2.1 billion in Northern Ireland). […]

Finalists for Euro-Toques Announced

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

The Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition presented by La Rousse Foods have just announced the final six chefs that will continue onto the final in November.  Following a skills test held in September judges Graham Neville, Gareth Mullins, and Domini Kemp along with guest judge Danni Barry decided on the six young talents […]