Travel

Spud Sunday: Prince Edward Island

On feeling right at home on Prince Edward Island – where Irish roots are many, spuds and seafood are big and where there’s more to explore than just Anne of Green Gables


Spud Sunday: Toronto & Chips

This week, I’m all about chips (or fries), incl. radio interviews, newspaper articles and my 1st encounter with poutine on a recent visit to Toronto in Canada


Spud Sunday: The Big Boxty

The making of a world-record-sized potato pancake: Chefs Sham Hanifa & Pádraic Óg Gallagher go extra large with Leitrim boxty in Carrick on Shannon


Spud Sunday: Better Through Food

On meeting Kamal Mouzawak, founder of Souk el Tayeb and Tawlet in Beirut and on connecting people, both in Lebanon and elsewhere, in a fundamental way through food


Spud Sunday: The Loy Of The Land

Between potato competitions, potato sack races & the revival of the craft of loy digging, there was plenty to keep a potato head occupied at this year’s Tullamore Show


Spud Sunday: The Best Possible Taste

The jammiest job in the book: on being a judge at the Great Taste Awards final judging day in Dorset


Spud Sunday: An Spud-Off Mór

In which I head to Ballydavid on the Dingle Peninsula to be a judge at the colourful Spud-Off Mór potato growing competition, now in its fourth year


Spud Sunday: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Thoughts on a few of my favourite food places – and favourite food people – in Ireland: WJ Kavanagh’s, the Honest to Goodness market, 3FE, Lunchtime Village Markets, Gallagher’s Boxty House and more