About Me

IMG_0454 I’m a Galway based food and wine writer, a self taught cook, using my website as a vehicle to share my own recipes, reviews, love of food, quality produce (particularly Irish), good wine, and cocktails, particularly whiskey and bourbon based. I also have a keen interest in food photography and styling and take all my own pictures to accompany my recipes.

With a keen interest in all types of gastronomy, from classic cookery to Italian, Indian and Asian, and in dishes from savoury to pastry, there’s not much that doesn’t capture my attention. I have, however, a particular affinity for taking home cooking and baking to the next level, challenging others to recreate the perfect dish at home, while educating in my years of collected knowledge. Wine and spirits are another great joy and as a wine writer for the Business Post I am able to delve into my years of experience offering an insight into pairing wine with food while attempting to break down the barriers of accessibility so that everyone can enjoy the wonders of the wine world at home or in hospitality.

Available for freelance writing, consultancy, menu or wine list planning, in house reports or general advice. Contact: glassofredwineblog@gmail.com

There are 5 comments

  1. Florence Hardy

    Hi Cathal,
    Really enjoying reading your blog. Well done and I look forward to the following post.
    Ps: My brown bread recipe is the same as yours minus the egg n the salt!?
    Florence

  2. Meabh

    I love your page Cathal, not only for the recipes and reviews, but also the writing. Your style of writing is so appealing and a delight to read. Thank you

  3. Caroline Connolly

    Hi Cathal
    Excellent website! Great recipes…delicious snaps. Will be using your knowledge from now on.
    Saw your photo in Weekend magazine Sat Indo.
    Keep up the wonderful work
    Caroline Connolly- Wren
    Dublin ( originally Kinvara)

    1. Cathal

      Hi Caroline, thank you so much for your comment! So lovely to hear from you! I hope all is well with you. Thank you so much for reaching out and I’m delighted you like the website. Happy New Year, Cathal

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