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Blas na hEirenn Irish Food Awards winner Gillian O'Neill of Chocolate Here with her bars: Milk Chocolate Bar with Rosewater and Raspberry and White Chocolate Bar with Lemon and Poppyseed and 4

Blas na hÉireann winners 2011

I was sorry that I didn’t make it to this year’s Blas na hÉireann National Irish Food Awards at the Dingle Food and Wine Festival – the Small Girl‘s late arrival put paid to that!...

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Irish food photography workshop

Ask food bloggers to bring something sweet to have with coffee and just look what you get: a mouthwatering array of beautifully baked and lovingly packaged treats. And they were just the icing on...

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Berlin: Bashful dining with the Shy Chef

An email conversation with Aoife at I Can Has Cook about her forthcoming trip to Berlin reminded me of the time I spent there with a six-month-old Little Missy while the Husband did his...

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New kitchen taking shape

It might feel like a long time but thanks to my wonderful builder (on time, on budget, fantastic to deal with), the cottage is finished – all, bar the painting. And the flooring but,...

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Savouring beer, food – and clouds

Cloud spotting and craft beer? It’s all about savouring the moment – and savouring the flavours – according to the Eight Degrees Brewing Husband at the start of the beer and food matching event, which was held in Skibbereen last week to raise funds for the Irish Cloud Festival.