Food For Thought

What’s In A Name?

By Lizzie Gore-Grimes. There are so many wonderful ways to enjoy food – eating it, of course, is best. But talking about it comes a close second. They say we…

Remembering: Honor Moore

Guest ‘Food for Thought’ writer Kieran Fagan remembers the late Honor Moore, former President of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild. Honor Moore, the doyenne of Irish food writers for more…

A Private Audience With Gordon Ramsay

By Myles McWeeney. It is certainly not every day you get Gordon Ramsay cooking up a storm for you personally. Recently I was fortunate enough to meet him in the…

Wild and Slow Fest 2012

By Biddy White Lennon. Following on the amazing success of Wild and Slow Fest 2011, the first ever wild food festival, the crew of volunteers from the Sugarloaf Club Slowfood…

What Is Good Food?

By Lucy Madden. What is good food? There is no consensus on this – far from it – and unlike the universal acknowledgement of what, say, constitutes good scenery, ideas…

Chefs Showcase Their Knife Skills

By Biddy White Lennon. Recently several members of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild took part in a couple of innovative events. Chefs led field trips, workshops, master classes in knife…