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Gone are the days when food was something other people ate. Now everyone is atin’ it. We never had food when we were growing up. We just had Da Breakfast, Da Dinner and Da Tay. Da Supper was just cocoa and the odd biscuit. Food was something we saw in magazines on plates the likes of which you'd only take out for the Yanks as part of the ‘let's pretend we're something we're not’ annual campaign, when we'd sip tay, sorry tea out of blue willow cups with dainty fingers. And then we'd cover the table with food the likes of which we'd never ate and the likes of which they'd never ate and we'd depart then each thinking the other had the oddest taste in food ever.
A local schoolgirl represented Westmeath in the final of this year’s Easy Food Home-Cook Hero Awards at the weekend.
Of all the celebrity TV chefs, Catherine Fulvio is my favourite. You can keep your Rachels and Rozannes, Catherine is the one for me. She has a natural style and an endearing ‘nose crinkling’ smile. My copy of her last book Eat Like An Italian bears all the hallmarks of a good cookbook, being dog-eared and splattered with oil. Her enthusiasm shines through on every page. It is clear to see that she enjoys all aspects of her work from the growing of the ingredients to the creativity of the cooking and, of course, the tasting of the results.
Run by Ireland’s number one food magazine, The Easy Food Magazine, the Home-Cook Hero Awards is a National Cookery Competition open to all ages. The competition is in its third year, having grown in popularity with 2013 being the most contested and popular year to date.
Bord Bia has this week announced the return of Bloom, its hugely successful gardening, food, and family festival, which will take place in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, this June bank holiday weekend. Now in its seventh year, the event attracted more than 80,000 visitors last year.
Enthusiastic foodies Glynn Anderson and John McLaughlin have written the definitive guide to the farmhouse cheeses of Ireland, a celebration of cheese and cheesemakers. During Bord Bia's Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer Weekend, taking place from today (Thursday) to Monday, they will be out and about, taking part in events and signing copies of their very tasty book. Tomorrow (Friday) from 4.30pm they will be in the Oslo Bar and Microbrewery in Upper Salthill.
More than 20,000 people are estimated to have attended the fifth annual Savour Kilkenny Food Festival over the bank holiday weekend providing a welcome boost to the local economy and strengthening Kilkenny’s reputation as one of Ireland’s premier food destinations.
The biggest food festival of the year is kicking off in Kilkenny this evening as celebrity chefs rock into town in their droves to show off their skills and prowess.
Newly crowned Masterchef Ireland champion Mary Carney will turn up the heat on her fellow gourmets when she makes one of her first public appearances since winning the competition at the Savour Kilkenny Food Festival.
Kilkenny All-Ireland hurling star, Michael Fennelly, swapped his hurling helmet for a chef’s hat to line out with the county’s top cooks to launch details of the fifth annual Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, which takes place over the October Bank Holiday weekend, October 27 – 31.