Archive for November, 2011

Have Your Cake And Tax It

It was an evening of positivity at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Industry Awards, though, with talk later of a VAT hike for certain bakery products, the realities of operating a food business were never far away

Spud Sunday: Spuds On The Shelf

This year’s Taste of Christmas was an opportunity to catch up with products new and old from the Boxty Bakers, Goatsbridge Trout and Keogh’s Crisps, among others

Spud Sunday: Falling Out Of Flavour?

Have we Irish fallen out of love with the spud? I’m aiming to reverse the trend with my top ten ways to add flavour and interest to your everyday potatoes.

Topics: Spud Sundays

Tales Of Wales

My recent visit to Wales taught me a lot about Welsh food: this recipe for Welsh cakes is one small (but lovely) part of that

Spud Sunday: Searching For Breakfast

While it’s neither a rösti nor a Spanish omelette, my latest potato pancake has elements of both, as well as a lot of Indian flavour

Spud Sunday: Michelin Spuds

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud marks 30 years in business with the launch of a new book and I, for my part, give their recipe for salmon with tandoori gnocchi and sorrel sauce a whirl.