Author: Caroline

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Pumpkin pie (with a gluten free crust)

My first taste of pumpkin pie was as part of a yoga-and-dinner deal at Govindas way back when I lived in New Zealand. I can’t believe that it’s taken me this long to make it for myself.

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Read: Irish Foodie | When the florist met the chef

“Flowers brought us together,” laughs Attwell. “When I came down here Mags was the only person I knew and flowers brought us together. For me, West Cork is all about the flora. Even its symbol – the fuschia – is an edible flower. The things that grow here naturally are unreal, the produce, the flowers.”

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Irish Food Writing Awards 2021

Any opportunity to be together with friends and colleagues is special but after 18 long months of Zoom and emails and WhatsApp, last night’s Irish Food Writing Awards was a much anticipated gathering.

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Read: Irish Examiner | Online cooking with kids

Half way through the morning, as tomato fondue bubbled on the cooker, chocolate egg nests set in a cooler part of the worktop and 11-year-old Little Missy shaped bunny pancakes on a hot frying pan, it hit me: online cooking classes with kids really do work.

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Social gastronomy + Food on the Edge 2021

How hard is it to be social after 18 months of being told to stay at home? How difficult is it to survive in the world of gastronomy after the whole carpet has been...

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Read: Irish Examiner | This flexitarian life

First published in the Irish Examiner on 24 June.  A new word for omnivore? Someone who’s not a picky eater? When you throw the word flexitarian out there, you get some interesting reactions. It’s...

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Read: Irish Examiner | Seven ways to avoid food waste

First published in the Irish Examiner on 1 September 2021 More than one-third of all food is wasted, according to 2021 UN report The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World. One-third....