Food For Thought

2021 Food Awards

The Irish Food Writers' Guild Food Awards for 2021 were announced today, with a full press release and list of winners available here. For the first time in its long-established…

2020 Food Awards

Irish chocolate, cheese and whiskey among winners in 2020 Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards. For the full story on the 2020 awards, plus winners citations and recipes, click here.…

2019 Food Awards

Eight food producers from the four corners of Ireland singled out for the 2019 Food Awards. For the full story on the 2019 awards, plus winners citations and recipes, click here.…

Not The Full Irish

Katy McGuinness explores the true origins of 'Irish' foods in this article published in the Irish Independent. It all started with a packet of sliced chicken… Last autumn, in the…

Remembering: Charlotte Coleman-Smith

Food writer and member of the Irish Food Writers' Guild, Charlotte Coleman-Smith passed away in December. Here, she is remembered in print and by her fellow guild member, former colleague…

Tribute: Remembering the late Mrs Allen

The renowned "godmother of Irish food", Mrs. Myrtle Allen, passed away in June 2018. Founder of Ballymaloe House, wife, mother, chef, restaurateur, teacher, mentor, advocate and champion... The Irish Food…

2018 Food Awards

Natural Born Winners: No artificial additives and traditional methods mark out IFWG Food Award winners 2018. For the full story on the 2018 awards, plus winners citations and recipes, click…