Food For Thought

TTIP Agreement

The Irish Food Writers’ Guild shares many of the concerns expressed by fellow Guild member Darina Allen in the following statement on behalf of Slow Food Ireland. The Transatlantic Trade…

The Inaugural Dublin Wine Fest

Fancy winning yourself a free dinner with wine pairings by correctly answering ten fun wine-based quiz questions over dinner? Or like the sound of complimentary nibbles with a discounted wine-based…

Good News for Sheridan’s Cheesemongers

Sheridans Cheesemongers' Brown Bread Crackers are flying the flag for Ireland in the new M&S range of branded artisan products from across the British Isles. The range will be stocked…

Cookery Demo with Jordan Bourke

Join Jordan on 3rd January at The Cookery School at Donnybrook Fair as he kicks off the New Year with delicious, good for you recipes from his new cookbook. After…

Shortcross Gin

An exciting new Irish craft gin launched this year has set tongues wagging in the market for good reason, Myles McWeeney explains why. Once disparagingly referred to as ‘mother’s ruin’,…

Ballymaloe LitFest 2015

Already highly-anticipated, the third Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine runs from 15th-17th May 2015, and tickets for the event go on sale on 7th January. From world-famous…

Retro Christmas Recipe Cards

Introducing the new Georgina Campbell capsule collection of retro Christmas Recipe Cards! A celebration of traditional Christmas food, each of the five A5 size (148 x 210mm/5.8 x 8.3in) cards…

A Little Taste of Mexico Around Ireland

For fourth consecutive year, the Mexican Gastronomic and Cultural Festival, "A Taste of Mexico" has showcased food, drinks, music and fashion from all over the 31 States of Mexico and…

The Lettercollum Cookbook

The Lettercollum Cookbook – Recipes from the Kitchen Project is a new cookbook launched this week, edited and published by Guild member Roz Crowley. The Lettercollum Kitchen Project, run by…

Armagh Bramley Apples

Georgina Campbell writes about one of Ireland’s much-loved, special food products, which has just been harvested at the end of last month – Armagh Bramley Apples. The special qualities of…