Food & Wine

Clonakilty announces highlight activities for A Taste of West Cork festival

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Food & Wine

Clonakilty has announced an enticing schedule of highlight activities for A Taste of West Cork festival, with a return of the successful Spillers’ Lane Experience Food Market and introducing a ‘Theatre of Food’. From Friday September 9, local restaurants, café’s,...

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A sneak peek at what’s on the menu for A Taste of West Cork

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Food & Wine

Plans are well underway for the annual A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, which takes place, this year, from September 9-18, 2016. Soak up the sights and indulge in fabulous fare during this year’s festival, which promises food and...

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At home in West Cork

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Food & Wine

After almost 30 years in Paris, food writer and cookbook author Trish Deseine returned to Ireland last year and has made Kilcrohane in West Cork her home. Originally from Belfast, food has always featured prominently in Trish Deseine’s life. “I...

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West Cork is a favourite with Rachel Allen

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Food & Wine

“It’s a bit like juggling glass bowls and every so often I drop one,” says Rachel laughing. She’s speaking about one of the biggest challenges she faces as a busy TV chef, author, journalist and mother – keeping a balance...

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A bakery’s rise to success

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Food & Wine

In the 1970s, a young German couple Andreas and Ingrid Haubold visited Ireland on their honeymoon. They fell in love with the rain and the lush green fields of Ireland and decided to make Ireland their home. They bought a...

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A tale of two wines

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Food & Wine

The opening line from one of Charles Dickens’ most famous novels ‘It was the best of times it was the worst of times’ seems as appropriate now as it was when it was penned. It seems the worst of times...

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Visual feast of Clonakilty set to go viral

Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Food & Wine

In the coming days you’ll likely notice a very special video popping up in your social media. At just three minutes long, this mouthwatering treat is a candidly filmed summation of all the wonderful food produced and served in Clonakilty....

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A culinary adventure

Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Food & Wine

Jamie and Emma Budd travelled the world together before finally settling in Ballydehob in West Cork, a spot they describe as similar to Provence in France, simply better. Influenced by the different cultures encountered on their travels, the couple has...

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