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I’m Kate Ryan, a food writer and founder of Flavour.ie dedicated to championing Irish Food through writing and food adventures. Look around! Try out a recipe, book a tour, read an article or sign up to my free Newsletter. 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

What is Irish Food? Join us on one of our Food Adventures, a food tour, pop up event or workshop, and we will open a window on real Irish food culture with enjoyable and engaging food experiences.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

News

Bushmills Causeway Collection

I was invited to attend a virtual launch of the second release of two whiskeys from Bushmills Distillery, the oldest Irish whiskey distillery in the world. Read all about the 2011 Sauternes Cask and 1995 Marsala Cask releases here… Following the launch of The Causeway Collection to worldwide acclaim last year, Bushmills® Irish Whiskey is […] Read more

Recipes

Hard Milkshakes

These milkshakes are strictly for adults only. If, like me, you loved the Cocktail at Home craze of this Covid Year, you’ll adore Hard Milkshakes. Just don’t let the kids near them… A few years ago, I found myself in London by myself for one night. I was going to be spending a couple of […] Read more

Writing

We need to talk more about menstruation...period

In a departure from food, I decided there was another point of view about the ASAI banning THAT Tampax ad… This article was published in The Echo – read it online here. Have you heard of Michelle Wolf? She’s a US comedian who has a skit about periods that is probably one of the best […] Read more

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