Archive for the Food & Wine Category

Coffee to save the day

Coffee to save the day

Fairchain and Fairtrade are two different initiatives to give third world countries a fair price for their produce. Fairtrade Ireland first came to these shores in 2003 and since then has seen 51 towns across Ireland using Fairtrade channels. The […]

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The Culinary Corner

The Culinary Corner

Gingerbread lattes ¾ cup milk of choice (try almond or coconut milk for a dairy free alternative) 1 – 2 shots of espresso ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄2 teaspoon ginger Pinch of nutmeg ½ – 1 tablespoon maple syrup (depending how […]

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Healthy Recipes

Healthy Recipes

Dark Chocolate Almond Bark 1/2 cup nuts or seeds (try walnuts, pumpkin seeds or almonds!) 1 x 100 gram bar of dark chocolate (the higher percentage, the less sugar, I used 85%) Sea salt Melt the chocolate, in the microwave […]

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Beer, Grills, and more…

Beer, Grills, and more…

The Big Grill Festival again took up residence in Dublin’s Herbert Park, celebrating its third year serving beautifully scorched food to eager meat-lovers of all ages. The festival ran from August 11th to 14th and featured masterclasses, cooking demonstrations, craft […]

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The Culinary Corner

The Culinary Corner

A recipe by Erika Pena For this issue we are honoured to have a special guest from Peru who is providing us with a delicious Peruvian fish recipe that can be made up quite simply. Erika has also collaborated with […]

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Healthy mornings make the day!

Healthy mornings make the day!

Morning rituals or morning routines have a massive impact on our health and well-being including our nutritional choices we make during the day. Having a good morning routine sets you up for the day. Research has shown that setting time […]

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Wednesday Night Meals at the Fair Play Cafe

Wednesday Night Meals at the Fair Play Cafe

The Fair Play Cafe in Ringsend has been providing cheap and hearty meals on a Wednesday night for disadvantaged people of the community of Ringstown and Irishtown for just over a year now, since early 2015. It has been designed […]

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Upgrade your nutrition!

Upgrade your nutrition!

Low carb, low calorie, high fat, low fat, juice cleanse, Zone, Atkins, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian… etc, etc, etc. There are a lot of diets and buzzwords in the health realm that it makes it difficult for anyone to choose what […]

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The Culinary Corner 1916: A taste of the time

The Culinary Corner 1916: A taste of the time

Today it is hard for us to imagine what life was like in 1916. Now we take for granted the variety of food that is on offer and a walk around Dublin can allow us to taste the cuisine of […]

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The Culinary Corner

The Culinary Corner

Every year we use land 165 times the size of Ireland to grow food that is never eaten. Wasted food was high on the agenda at the recent Climate Conference in Paris. It was the UN’s conclusion that if the […]

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