Classic Victoria Sponge

Classic Victoria Sponge

Sometimes it’s just about the simple things. When the complexities of life take over we often turn toward the constant, assuredness of what we can rely on, the comfort and satisfaction of a humble classic. You can always trust on…

Aldi Wine Lover’s Sale Recommendations

Aldi Wine Lover’s Sale Recommendations

This Thursday 3rd August, Aldi is launching its Aldi Lovers Wine Sale, a collection of diverse and interesting wines from around the world. In a collection consisting of 5 sparkling, 6 whites, and 12 reds coming from well known countries…

Kos: Where to Eat and Drink

Kos: Where to Eat and Drink

Kos, you had me at xαίρετε. From the stunning hotel Aqua Blu Hotel and Spa (review here) to the friendly and welcoming nature of the island’s people to it’s sandy beaches, it has it all. If you’re planning a visit…

Review: Aqua Blu Boutique Hotel & Spa and Cuvée Restaurant

Review: Aqua Blu Boutique Hotel & Spa and Cuvée Restaurant

According to Condé Nast this is one of the top 20 hotels in Greece and the accompanying islands and once you set foot into the doors of Aqua Blu Hotel and Spa in Kos it’s certainly easy to see why….

Food Producer Series – Anam Coffee

Food Producer Series – Anam Coffee

We set about creating a rural business that represented everything about the Burren in the best possible way and developing our brand so that it really spoke about a sense of place. So our name, Anam, meaning soul or spirit…

New York Sour

New York Sour

I don’t think anyone would be too surprised to know that two of my favourite things in life are red wine and whiskey. Both are seductive, alluring, and complex drinks and so the idea of mixing them together one could…

Food on the Edge 2017 – Preview

Food on the Edge 2017 – Preview

The run-up to October and the eagerly anticipated return of the annual Food on the Edge symposium is heating up with the recent announcement of this year’s theme; ‘Action: Reaction’ at the official Irish launch held recently on the 19th…

Arriabiata Sauce with Pangrattato

Arriabiata Sauce with Pangrattato

Part of the everlasting and enduring appeal of Italian food is its simplicity, sometimes taking just a handful of ingredients and maximising the potential from these few. Arrabiata is one such dish essentially consisting of fresh or dried chillies, garlic,…

Cong Food Village Festival 2017

Cong Food Village Festival 2017

Cong has long had a history of being synonymous with food and celebration. Ashford Castle, the venue of many a feast and party, stands proud in its manicured gardens surveying the town and it’s neighbouring Lodge. Now, along with the…

Review: Armorica, Galway

Review: Armorica, Galway

As a native I can confidently say that we’ve never been too bestowed with fantastic dining in Oranmore. There have been a plethora of open and shut takeaways and others that indeed have become a mainstay on main street. Plenty…