Christopher Jew of TATTU Manchester on how to update your cocktail list with the season’s latest trends.
Slow Food Dublin’s inaugural food festival, Slow in the City, took place recently in one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods – The Liberties. Dee Laffan reports on the highlights from the festival and the ethos at the heart of it.
The Irish Food Awards 2017 – Blas na hÉireann – took place recently in Dingle, County Kerry. Celebrating their 10th year, the awards are the biggest event of its type in the country. Dee Laffan highlights the top products and winners from this year’s awards.
‘We’re so involved in the provenance and all aspects of the food we produce,’ says Alphabeta co-founder Simon Anderson. ‘We breed our own pigs, churn our own butter, bake our own bread – we thought it was a nice way of finishing off the whole process.’
Surely, deep within us, there’s an unspoken embarrassment that fish ‘n’ chips – the greasy, unsophisticated, nutrient-poor dish that it is – is a national treasure when it comes to British food. That’s beside the fact that, given it’s an amalgam of foods from Jewish and Belgian backgrounds, it’s not even British. Ditto chicken tikka […]