here are but two things that interest me about today’s wedding – the hair and the food. Up? Down? Curly? Straight? Kate Middleton has the hair that most women would happily trade a limb for. Who needs two hands anyway, with hair like that? You only need one to...Read More
This weekend's a hectic one in the West, with the famous Riverfest filling the streets of my adopted hometown Limerick and a busy line-up at the Bunratty Food Festival, one county over.
If you're near this tiny picturesque village in Co. Clare over the weekend, the Food Festival
Another recipe competition has come to my attention this week, this time a little closer to home than Texas.
Our very own Darina Allen is calling for recipe submissions for inclusion in a new e-recipe book designed to collate all the unique dishes passed down through generations of...Read More
It sounds awful. Trust me, it’s not. It’s utterly satisfying and encapsulates all of the magic of rustic France. It ain’t pretty, but by God does it hit the spot. Again, there are lots of variations of this, but this is how we do it in our house. Nyum. ...Read More
Sometimes, just sometimes, you can get very lucky indeed in the half-price section. But you have to be careful. Don’t get fooled by the shiny red or yellow stickers proclaiming their products’ bargain status. ‘Slashed’ from €2.59 to €2.39 is not a bargain, especially as it’s going out of date...Read More
We all love a good roast, and at this time of the year it’s all about the lamb. A lovely fresh, tasty and light meat, it is unfortunately also bloody expensive, and so here’s our pick of the top offers in the supermarkets for lamb. These are just the...Read More
Good God, I ventured into Tesco, Dooradoyle, Limerick on Thursday night. That’s the evening before Good Friday, when alcohol can’t be sold. It was like a battlefield. You’d swear Irish people would never ever be able to get hold of a bottle of chardonnay for ever more! Anyway, if...Read More
I don’t get all the fuss really, to me they’re just fruit scones with sweet stuff drizzled in lines, but a) I don’t
can’t really bake and b) I’m a cohabiting, mass-dodging, wine-swilling semi-heathen, so we should probably discount my opinion fairly sharpish.
In case you are partial to...Read More
This week Gastronomics.ie is bringing you the definitive guide to supermarket Easter offerings. We’ll cover all the basics of your Easter ingredients alongside the usual supermarket specials. This is gonna be easy-peasy for me - I like lamb. I like hot cross buns. I like wine. And I especially
Good food doesn't have to be unhealthy, or expensive. As I've mentioned before, I'm not calorie-obsessed or remotely slim (and getting further and further from that goal every day), but I do like to shave off some fat here and there in order to thoroughly enjoy my cheese, wine...Read More