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Seasonal Market Foods

5 Seasonal Market Foods to Try This Spring

With the arrival of March comes the first signs of spring. Our taste buds move from craving dark, richer flavours to lighter and brighter notes to suit the longer evenings. Foods that are in...

The Origins of Easter Eggs

The Easter Egg business in Ireland is worth nearly €40 Million a year with almost 20 Million eggs sold nationwide. Cadbury and Mars are responsible for the majority of those figures but with the...

The Food of Love – An A to Z of Aphrodisiacs

Aphrodisiacs are anything that is consumed that increases sexual desire. Named for Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of love, they constitute a wide range of drugs, medicines and food. With Valentine’s Day just around the...

The Top 5 Food Markets in London

One of the best things about living in London is the abundance of food options on my doorstep from buzzing restaurants to bakeries boasting croissants to rival the best in France. London is a...

The Secret History of Booze

We all have our favourite tipples and most people would be fairly confident in their knowledge about their own. We have already featured the histories of some of my favourite drinks, Amaretto and Tequila,...

The War on Food Waste

As we pack away the assorted Christmas lights and decorations it is time to reflect on another festive season. If, like my house, you had enough food left over to feed a whole county...

Foodie Films

12 Food Films to Feast Your Eyes On

After the festive season many will turn to diets and detoxes in the New Year to make up for saying “just one more mince pie” a time or two too many. Though, there is...