Archive for the Food & Wine Category

Vitamin D deficiency in Dublin says TCD study

Geneva Pattison A recent medical and geographical study released from Trinity College Dublin has revealed that a large pro-portion of the population in urban areas are deficient in vitamin D. This study, conducted over five years, was a joint effort […]

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Reusing food waste for a greener indoor space

Geneva Pattison This period of our lives is undeniably hard. With travel limitations, bans on public gatherings and people unable to visit friends and loved ones, it’s difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel right now. […]

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AVOCA launches priority food shopping for frontline staff

AVOCA has specialised in providing comforting and homely services to customers for decades and has pledged to go above and beyond for the community during these turbulent times by implementing customised shopping services to the elderly and vulnerable. As a […]

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Baking with the kids

School closures and social distancing due to the current world health pandemic mean parents will be spending a lot more time indoors with their children over the coming weeks. Trying to keep kids entertained at home while limiting their exposure […]

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The Cool Food School comes to Super Natural Food Market

Super Natural The Cool Food School have brought fun, unique, interactive, food education to over 3,000 children since establishing in 2018. Our goal is to share the diversity and origin of foods, break down neophobia (the fear of new foods) […]

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Fair Play Joe!

By Kathrin Kobus One chicken dish with brown basmati rice and kale or spinach sautéed on the side, spiced up with spring onions and a few slices of chilli pickled cucumber, that’s what this reporter had for lunch despite it […]

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What to expect at the craft beer fair in the convention centre

What to expect at the craft beer fair in the convention centre

Farmers, crop experts, brewers, distillers, marketers and bar staff, basically everyone that is involved in bringing beverages to you are available to chat this weekend at the Alltech Craft Beers & Food Fair in the convention centre. Speaking with the […]

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Ringsend community allotments: Growing your own

By Geneva Pattison As you walk through Ringsend Park towards the back you’ll find the Ringsend allotments, run by DCC. There are a total of 34 plots currently in use. At the moment, there is a three-year waiting list for […]

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Decemberfest in Donnybrook

Decemberfest in Donnybrook

Fancy a little bit of Alpine magic without having to travel to the Alps this Christmas? Then why not come along to Donnybrook where Decemberfest has blasted into action. Located at Morehampton Road/Belmont Avenue in what used to be O’Connell’s […]

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Bread41: Under the bridge downtown

Bread41: Under the bridge downtown

By Paul Carton  Opening this Friday at number 41 Pearse St is a bakery-eatery selling fresh long-fermented sourdough, pizzas, pickles and the latest food trend; fermentables kimchi and kombucha. Before I was able to ask Bread41 co-owner Eoin Cluskey on […]

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