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# food - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about popes?

Test your knowledge.

# food - Friday 11 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?

This quiz is in honour of the National Ploughing Championships.

# food - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Pleasures of food and sex are 'simply divine', Pope Francis says

“The Church has condemned inhuman, brutish, vulgar pleasure, but has on the other hand always accepted human, simple, moral pleasure,” he added.

# food - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Jamie Oliver shares two delightful recipes from his new book

Try a butter chicken dish and broccoli quiche, courtesy of the world-renowned chef.

# food - Friday 4 September, 2020

Homeless providers say an 'excess' of food services in Dublin 'undermines' their work

The review examined statutory-funded day services for Dublin’s homeless population.

# food - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Try these recipes for a delicious three-course meal, courtesy of Master pastry chef Shane Smith

A chicken pie, baked camembert and a soothing sorbet for you to try at home.

# food - Friday 14 August, 2020

The government wants Irish grass-fed beef and Achill Island Sea Salt to get protected EU status

Eight Irish products have already received the protected status as a Geographical Indications.

# food - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Steamed mussels and 'Beeramisu' - two recipes for you from Urban Brewing in Dublin

Dan Keane, head chef at Urban Brewing, shares his lockdown experience and a couple of tasty recipes.

# food - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Try a protein-rich veggie burger and chocolate chip cookies with these Happy Pear recipes

David and Stephen Flynn share recipes from their new book The Happy Pear: Vegan Cooking for Everyone.

# food - Monday 27 July, 2020

Uncle Ben's recalls batches of microwave rice due to possible presence of glass

A number of batches of brown basmati rice pouches are being recalled.

# food - Saturday 18 July, 2020

My food addiction: How group therapy helped me overcome years of bingeing and purging

The following account is written by a member of Addictive Eaters Anonymous, who shares her experience of sobriety from addictive eating.

Enjoy some summer fruit baking recipes from master pastry chef Shane Smith

Shane offers some simple recipes for you to try at home.

# food - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Breakfast time? Try these carrot and walnut pancakes, courtesy of The Cake Cafe and SLICE

Ray O’Neill of The Cake Cafe and SLICE in Dublin shares his thoughts on the last few months and offers a nice healthy pancake recipe.

# food - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know traditional (and not so traditional) Irish foods?

Know your coddle? This quiz won’t be a doddle.

# food - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Time for fish! Martin Shanahan of Kinsale's Fishy Fishy has a recipe for you

The award-winning chef is encouraging everyone to stay away from the runways during Covid-19 and instead travel the roads of Ireland to support local tourism.

# food - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Fancy a tea-based summer cocktail recipe or two? Go on, go on, go on

Oscar Woolley, founder of SUKI Tea Makers shares some summer tea cocktail blends.

# food - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Enjoy some summer recipes and reflections from Daddy's Café in Dublin 8

Colm Keane opened Daddy’s Café in Rialto only a few months ago. He shares some recipes and his thoughts on an ‘unusual’ first year.

# food - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Some barbecue recipes from Ballymaloe for summer reunions

Maxine Hyde’s grandmother, Myrtle Allen founded Ballymaloe in the 1960s. Maxine now runs Ballymaloe Foods and is sharing some summer recipes.

# food - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Two recipes to help you put the 'aah' in afternoon tea, from County Derry

Bronagh Duffin of The Bakehouse in Derry shares her Covid-19 shutdown story and a couple of delicious recipes.

# food - Friday 5 June, 2020

Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only

All other pubs can reopen on 20 July – three weeks earlier than originally planned.

# food - Saturday 30 May, 2020

The family behind the Rye River Café share their shutdown story, and some recipes

Shona Bourke of the Rye River Café shares some recipes and says closing in March broke her heart but they’ve moved the business online.

# food - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Chef Shane Rigney shares a chicken noodle salad and coconut cream layer cake

Shane Rigney, owner of Riggers D8 in Inchicore, Dublin, says it’s been a slog working through the shutdown, but he’s grateful they’re still going.

# food - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Four out of 10 Dublin pubs plan to re-open as restaurants in June

The Licensed Vintners Association said many pubs will re-open as restaurants earlier than 10 August.

# food - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'My Westport café became a deli overnight'. Covid-19 challenges and a couple of recipes from Mayo

Lucy Bracken of Leafy Greens in Westport discusses the shutdown and offers a couple of tasty recipes.

# food - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Olympian, author and fitness expert Derval O'Rourke shares some healthy recipes

Derval offers some simple tips for maintaining health and well-being during the Covid-19 shutdown.

# food - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Batch of True Natural Goodness seed packs recalled due presence of glass fragments

Batches with a best before date in the range 25/07/20 – 12/04/2021 are being recalled.

A simple recipe for fruit soda bread and some thoughts on the lockdown, from an expert Co Down baker

Tracey Jeffrey had built a breadmaking business that relied on tourism, but when that stopped overnight, she decided to bake for her neighbours.

# food - Saturday 25 April, 2020

A simple coddle recipe and a dessert to make your mouth water, courtesy of a Michelin starred chef? Yes, please

Chapter One’s Michelin starred chef, Ross Lewis discusses his new routine at home and shares some recipes.

# food - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Master pastry chef Shane Smith shares some kitchen comfort food for all at home

This week, we enjoy some easy recipes that can be put together from your cupboard ingredients.

# food - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Irish consumers assured there is 'no strain on food supply chain' amid bulk buying at supermarkets

One in four people have started stockpiling food.

# food - Monday 24 February, 2020

# food - Sunday 23 February, 2020

The Irish For: 'Tis far from pizza and spaghetti we were reared

Darach Ó Séaghdha asks what words for foreign foods tell us about Ireland.

# food - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Gluten-free snacks are 'not as healthy as many people think and most who buy them are not coeliac'

More than one in five people buy gluten-free foods, 92% of whom do not have a gluten-related disorder, according to new research.

# food - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Bulking up in Britain: Fulfil is looking to take a bigger bite out of a growing market

Brian O’Sullivan is plotting the protein bar company’s expansion after investment from US giant Hershey.

# food - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'

A survey of over 15,500 schoolchildren in Ireland explored their relationship with alcohol, smoking, sex, food and exercise.

# food - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Restaurant forced to close after pool of blood discovered in storage unit during safety inspection

Six food businesses were closed by the FSAI last month.

# food - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

‘Tis the season to eat and be merry.

# food - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Turkey is still on the table, but climate minister Richard Bruton is planning a more sustainable Christmas

Richard Bruton says that he has become more environmentally conscious since becoming minister.

# food - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Here's how to reduce food waste this Christmas week

Don’t bin those leftovers.

Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders

This time of year can be very difficult for a person with an eating disorder, but there are ways to help.

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