Mains

My Day on a Plate: Luke Matthews

Luke Matthews is Head Chef and Educator at Airfield Estate, Dundrum, Dublin.  Airfield Estate will run a series of events for adults and children over the coming months including a one day Young Chefs c...

My Day on a Plate: Designer Zoë Carol

Womenswear designer Zoë Carol lives in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. She teaches Sewing and Fashion workshops at 38coLab, 38 St. Kieran Street, Kilkenny. For more info on her workshops and classes visit www.zoe...

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...