9 Healthy Recipes To Kickstart Your New Year

Mon, 06 Jan 2020

This year we resolve to be healthier versions of ourselves. We shun diet plans, and skinny versions of classic dishes in favour of healthy recipes designed to kickstart our new year. Here are nine great recipes that will help you to design healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners throughout January, without the pain of feeling like […]

Your Guide On How To Use Your Freezer

Mon, 06 Jan 2020

Your Guide On How To Use Your Freezer. Irrespective of the type of freezer you have the rules of freezing and thawing are the same. We have put together the DO’s and DON’T’s of Freezing Food to help you make the most of your freezer: DO’s: 1. Cool foods that have just been cooked by placing […]

Courgette Ribbon Salad

Thu, 02 Jan 2020

Courgette Ribbon Salad This courgette salad makes a fantastic side dish. Serve alongside a juicy steak or grilled fish, perhaps as an addition to a tapas style meal. You can cook the courgette on a barbeque in summer months. Ingredients: For the dressing 80ml extra virgin olive oil Juice from ½ lemon ½ – 1 […]

Fyffes Banana Pavlova

Mon, 23 Dec 2019

Fyffes Banana Pavlova This dessert is ideal for a bigger crowd as it’s absolutely luscious! Get the full written recipe in our Christmas 2018 Recipe Guide here.

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7 Christmas Breakfast Ideas

Mon, 23 Dec 2019

Lots of us enjoy a family breakfast on Christmas morning before the turkey begins to cook and the madness of Christmas day begins. Here’s our top seven Christmas breakfast ideas to inspire the most breakfast loving amongst you!   Happy Christmas everyone!

10 Easy Christmas Cheats

Sun, 22 Dec 2019

10 Easy Christmas Cheats Can’t face a load of late night cooking in the run up to Christmas? Check out our top ten festive cheats to make last minute entertaining, a doddle. Booze It Up Add a ‘homemade’ feel to jarred mincemeat and cranberry sauce by spiking them with a drop of port or whiskey. […]


Top 5 Christmas Side Dishes

Fri, 13 Dec 2019

Sure of your turkey and ham but not a clue what to serve with it? Worry not, as we reveal our top five side dishes to serve on Christmas day. It’s a hard call for most people. While we want to create a sumptuous feast, we don’t want to create more food waste via uneaten […]

Spiced Tipple Christmas Cake

Tue, 10 Dec 2019

Spiced Tipple Christmas Cake The flavours in this showstopper cake are inspired by the flavours of eggnog. The sponge is lightly spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon and the frosting is flavoured with brandy, but you could use your favourite tipple instead. Whiskey, eggnog’s traditional dark rum, Irish cream, even kalua would be delicious options in […]

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Christmas Pop-Up Restaurant Nights

Tue, 10 Dec 2019

CHRISTMAS POP-UP RESTAURANT NIGHTSWith Christmas on the horizon and restaurants in Dublin bursting at the seams, we all know how hard it can be to find a special place for an intimate dinner out with friends and family. Lynda Booth’s Dublin Cookery School has announced a terrific new option this December that is befitting of […]

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Butlers Unveil Chocolate Cookbook

Fri, 06 Dec 2019

Chocolate Lovers Rejoice! Butlers Unveil Chocolate Cookbook Just in Time for Christmas Butlers Chocolates, Chocolate Masters since 1932, have unveiled their first ever cookbook inspired by favourites from the extensive Butlers Collection. Destined to become an instant best seller, the cookbook contains 60 delicious, chocolate-based recipes to suit every occasion from family fun days to […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers – Over €100

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Written by Melanie May Hey big spender! If you’ve got over €100 to splash on a Christmas gift for the food lover in your life we’ve got some terrific presents in our gift guide. If you are looking for cookbooks, check out our fabulous Irish Cookbook Gift Guide. If your budget is a little tighter, […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers – Under €100

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Written by Melanie May Looking for a fabulous festive gift for the food lover in your life? We’ve got you covered. Our Christmas Gift Guide for Food Lovers has fabulous food-related presents for €100 or less. We are keeping it local too, showcasing some lovely Irish companies, products and experiences. If you are looking for […]