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.

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...

fEast Cork returns in 2022 with a stellar food festival line-up this autumn

This article appeared in the June 2022 edition of The Opinion magazine.

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I'm appearing on the airways a little more these days, so I thought it a good idea to collate them all here in this evergreen category for The Flavour Files!

Written for The Echo newspaper and published on 12th April, learn about some fantastic foraging walks, courses, weekend escapes and lifelong learning courses to unleash your inner forager!

How to drink them, and what to eat with them, too.

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I first made this soup for my Dad when he was recovering from cancer surgery. It's simple title belies a tonne of delicious flavour, and good vibes for the healing power of soup.

Perhaps one of the best things to come out of the pandemic is that fantastic quality Irish seafood is now more accessible thanks to online fishmongers, like The Gannet in Galway.

This dish came about as the result of a rummage and came together as a deeply satisfying dish. It just so happens to be dairy and gluten free and vegan friendly too!

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.

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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…

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The Social and Cultural History of Blood as Food in Ireland and its Role in the Formation of Identity for Clonakilty Blackpudding.

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5 Irish Whiskeys for St Patrick’s Day!

How to drink them, and what to eat with them, too.

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Are Women’s Bodies Consumable?

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Surf Clams with Nduja & Sherry

Perhaps one of the best things to come out of the pandemic is that fantastic quality Irish seafood is now more accessible thanks to online fishmongers, like The Gannet in Galway.

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Braised Carrots and Lentils

This dish came about as the result of a rummage and came together as a deeply satisfying dish. It just so happens to be dairy and gluten free and vegan friendly too!

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