Mains

My Dave on a Plate: Dave Mulligan

A native of Dun Laoghaire, Dave Mulligan lives in London and makes Bán Poitín for a living. Dave has just opened BAR 1661, Ireland’s first legal poitín bar located under the Berlin Café in Dame Lane off South G...

My day on a plate: Gearóid Farrelly

Gearóid Farrelly and writer. Gearóid will be at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August and will be on tour in Ireland from September.  Gearóid also hosts a podcast called Fascinated in which he interviews...

My Day on a Plate: Miriam Needham

Miriam Needham stars as Young Alice in Blue Raincoat Theatre Company's stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland Autumn Tour, until Nov 11. For venues and booking details visit www.blu...

My Day on a Plate: Kate Nic Chonaonaigh

Kate Nic Chonaonaigh stars in Grace Harte, the 3 part drama currently running on TG4, catch eps 2 & 3, Thurs Sept  21st & 28th, 10pm. Repeats Tues 26th and Oct 3rd, 10.40pm. Where do you shop?&n...

Chickpea and Sesame Cakes with Spicy Mango Salsa

Chunky chickpeas add a hearty bite to these wholesome savoury cakes and I love the juicy, fresh flavours of the spicy mango salsa alongside them. Chickpeas are a low-fat source of fibre and protein, to fill...

My Day on a Plate: Violinist Ingrid Nicola

Violinist Ingrid Nicola is a member of RTE's Contempo Quartet who play two concerts at this year's classical music festival Music in Monkstown, in the intimate setting of Monkstown, Co. Dublin ru...

Butternut Squash and Curried Cauliflower Soup

Summer may be still in full swing, but that hasn't stopped me thinking about my favourite autumn flavours and textures. It's hard to beat getting cosy with warming grub when it's getting chilly and dark outside...

Roast Garlic and Rosemary Bread

Whenever I make this Eat Yourself Fit Roast Garlic and Rosemary Bread, friends and family are usually amazed to find out that the special key ingredient for creating texture and flavour is.... sweet potato...

My Day on a Plate: Soprano Sandra Oman

Soprano Sandra Oman performs in Opera in the Open the popular lunchtime series of free concerts taking place at the Amphitheatre, Woodquay, D2 from 1-2pm this August. Catch Rita by Gaetano Donizeti on...