Food For Thought

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…

Food Fraud

Joe McNamee, from the Irish Examiner, reports on the disconcerting topic of food fraud in Ireland and a recent example of it. Lucy Deegan and Mark Cribben, of Ballyhoura Mushrooms,…

Brabazon Restaurant Tasting Evenings

Brabazon restaurant goes the whole hogg with a new series of tasting evenings. Last summer IFWG members spent a gorgeous day in a small corner of Co Meath visiting members…

Theatre of Food at Electric Picnic 2014

Food Demos Experience the excitement of celebrity and Michelin-‐star chefs creating stunning dishes in their wellies, in full Electric Picnic party mode. TV favourite Neven Maguire will showcase the best…

High Spirits

Recounting a very interesting recent meeting of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild members, by Lizzie Gore Grimes @lizgoregrimes As you can imagine with so many impassioned foodies in the group…

New Season Comber Potatoes EU PGI

By Georgina Campbell. Ireland’s answer to the famed Jersey Royal early potato from the Channel Islands, the New Season Comber Potatoes (or Comber Earlies as they are also known) are…