Food & Drinks

West Cork student on the road to culinary success

Posted on: 7th June, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Cait Healy, a 21-year-old student from Clonakilty, is the first winner of the annual Market Lane Group Culinary Scholarship, an accolade which will help her realise her dream of becoming one of Ireland’s young culinary entrepreneurs. A student in the...

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The apple of Skibbereen’s eye

Posted on: 8th May, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Friends Liz Crowley and Celine Jackson are celebrating the tenth birthday of their Skibbereen café Apple Betty’s this year. The towncentre eatery opened in October 2008, just one month before a recession was officially declared. “That we not only survived...

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Anusha’s restaurant gets a hole-in-one

Posted on: 3rd April, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Anusha’s Restaurant at Bandon Golf Club is one of those hidden away gems that once you find it, although you kind of want to keep it all to yourself, you can’t help but to share the treasure! Chris Gopaul and...

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Beano & Ginger Catering Co. delivers food from the heart

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Tasty, healthy, delivered – that’s the tagline of Beano & Ginger, West Cork’s newest catering venture. The women behind this growing success are Beibhinn Kelly and Esther Whelband, both from a background in catering and hospitality. Beibhinn and Esther’s passion...

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Exploding Tree – purveyor of ‘thought full’ food – launches cocoa husk tea

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Food & Drinks

Allison is an impassioned supporter of sustainable local businesses – wherever in the world they may be. Her medium is chocolate and her message is exploring chocolate as a life-giving food (for the eater and the grower) instead of a...

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Kinsale Mead creating a real buzz

Posted on: 11th December, 2017 in Food & Drinks

Ireland’s first new meadery in many years opened in Kinsale in October and has since been creating a real buzz in the craft drinks industry. Kinsale Mead Co was founded by Kate and Denis Dempsey in 2016 to rediscover the...

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Silver winner Keohane’s of Bantry flies the Cork flag at Blás na hÉireann

Posted on: 13th November, 2017 in Food & Drinks

Adding to the region’s culinary reputation, Keohane’s of Bantry has been awarded a Silver for its Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Organic Salmon Darnes at this year’s at the Blas na hEireann awards. The proud seafood company was amongst a...

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A flavour of Persia in West Cork

Posted on: 9th October, 2017 in Food & Drinks

It’s been quite a year for with successful pop up events that make the most of collaborations with talented chefs from across Cork, dining in castles, barns, art studios, around the fire and on the beach. The next food...

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