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Read: Irish Foodie | Irish craft millers

It took a pandemic, says James Kelly of Ballymore Organics, “for people to develop an appreciation of the provenance of flour and of the synergy that it has with other quality Irish products.”

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Slow cooker whole spiced cauliflower

Using the slow cooker to cook a whole spiced cauliflower lets you lather your cauli liberally with some good flavours, turn the slow cooker to high and ignore it – apart from the gorgeous aroma – for three hours.

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Read: The Echo | A guide to school lunches

Got the lunchbox blues? I wrote a guide to school lunches for The Echo’s Back to School WoW section this week. It’s been a long, hard six months and although I know my ladies...

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Movie food: Harry Potter + treacle tart

Harry Potter + treacle tart While it’s difficult to make out if treacle tart actually appears in the Harry Potter films – there’s a lot of magical food on those groaning tables – it’s...

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A Lockdown Long Table Picnic

For 2020, the Cork Long Table collective – reluctant to abandon the idea of celebrating Cork restaurants and local food altogether – put together a picnic, naming the restaurants involved but giving little more information.

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Read: Irish Examiner | The hands that make the plates

While the Irish culinary renaissance has seen chefs wholeheartedly embrace the farm to fork, locally produced ethos, some go even further than food, looking beyond the normal plate suppliers to source bespoke pottery.