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Irish craft beer, food events, studying at Ballymaloe Cookery School, eating out

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Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards 2024: celebrating sustainable excellence

As Chair of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild for the last three years, one of my most rewarding jobs has been co-ordinating and organising the annual IFWG Food Awards event and this year we awarded oysters, organic chicken and regeneratively reared meat, traditionally made pastry, Ireland’s first vermouth and Irish food innovators.

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Tasting Wexford with the IFWG

The sun shone on IFWG members as we gathered for our summer outing to Wexford in August. We chose that area as a destination because the county has been working on developing a food...

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Europe by train

A mad, crazy family trip over Easter: Amsterdam to Zurich to Budapest to Ljubljana to Treviso. Nine days of walking, WWII treasure hunts, green parakeets, overnight trains, chocolate factories, rooftop aperitivo, Swiss mountains, gastroenteritis,...

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Read: Irish Examiner | Have your chocolate and drink it

There are other of getting your chocolate fix without compromising a healthy diet. Drinking it, in the form of cacao tea or a cacao beverage, ticks lots of great dietary boxes while still letting you enjoy the familiar flavour of really good chocolate.