I’m Kate Ryan, a food writer and founder of Flavour.ie. I write about all aspects of Irish food, from farm to fork and more. Look around! Try out a recipe, read an article, sign up to my free Newsletter, or support me on Ko-fi. Enjoy…

Food Writer

For me, food is about storytelling: a story about tradition and skill; history and legacy; community and individuals. So, when I write about food, I write about the farm to fork journey and the people who produce wonderful things for us to eat and drink.Read more

Food Adventures

We are working on changing things up…Read more

The Flavour Files

I started The Flavour Files in 2012 and have added recipes celebrating our wonderful Irish produce ever since. My recipes show great produce is as much at home on our kitchen tables as on a restaurant menu. It’s not just recipes though – there is news, reviews & other writing too!Read more

The Flavour Files


Meet the first graduates of West Cork Chef Academy

In 2022, an innovative programme appeared on my radar seeking a new, positive way forward to the chef crisis. Read more


Adventures with Achill Mountain Lamb

Since 1962 on Achill Island, the Calvey family has reared their mountain lamb on the wild Mayo coast producing meat of exquisite taste, sweetened by heather and seasoned by seaweed and salty air… Read more

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