March 30th, 2015   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Easter is known as the time for sweet treats (and who doesn’t love chocolate and hot cross buns!) and a time for family gatherings – which we all know means lots of food! We don’t really need much of an excuse to start trying out new recipes for family get-togethers, whether they are picnics out […]

March 24th, 2015   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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This week is Meat Free Week 2015, an initiative designed to get people to think about how much meat they eat, where it comes from and the impact eating too much meat has on your health, animals and the environment. Critics of the initiative say it is just a ploy to encourage more people to […]

March 17th, 2015   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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While the usual thing associated with the celebrations of St Patrick’s Day would be Guinness, it’s a good day to remember (and taste) the amazing foods Ireland has brought to the world culinary table too! Why not start your Irish celebration meal with some of the range of fresh seafood available in Ireland? A reason […]

March 13th, 2015   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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I consider myself to have been working late this week – although I’m not sure everyone would agree with me! Masterchef is back on the TV and it’s my professional duty as a chef to watch. Honest. In the kitchen we’re always pleased when Masterchef is on (all three versions) . As the competition goes […]

March 5th, 2015   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Who doesn’t love a pie, no matter what week it is? Steak and kidney, chicken and leek or even a pork pie – they’re all delicious! We wanted to bring a taste of the exotic to a pie to commemorate National Pie Week. And as we’re all fans of a bit of spice here at […]