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 Day on a Plate: Helen James

Helen James is a leading Irish designer, food blogger and TV personality whose ‘Considered’ range of homewares for Dunnes Stores has made her a household name. Helen’s beautifully illustrated new book A Sense o...

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: Top Sommelier Julie Dupouy

Julie Dupouy is the world’s top female sommelier. She works in the Greenhouse Restaurant in Dublin as well as running an independent consultancy, DowntoWine. Originally from France, Dupouy has lived in Ireland ...

Purple Warrior Protein Smoothie

For ladies who lift! This is one of my favourite recovery smoothies after a tough weights workout, as the easy-to-digest raw plant protein helps to repair torn muscle fibres, the antioxidants found in th...

Sugar Cravings

Let's talk about sugar cravings! Do you get them? I most definitely do, and the vast majority of people I work with and speak to have times when they struggle with cravings for sweet treats too. But t...