I’m Kate Ryan, a multi-award winning 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


Flavour.ie Popping Up at Cork on a Fork!

Back for its second year, Cork on a Fork Festival is five days of events and experiences that celebrate all that Cork can stick on a fork! I’ll be hosting three events – find out more… Read more


Flavour Taste Lab - Gran Grans Foods

For this Taste Lab, I worked my way diligently through a #gifted hamper of condiment goodies, and was delighted with the quality! Read more


Butter Me Up!

I enjoy focusing on a food’s sensory properties: how it looks, its aroma, texture, flavour, and mouthfeel, so I asked friend, awesome chef and fellow butter enthusiast, Caitlin Ruth, to taste butters with me… Read more

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