Interested in Russian cuisine? These are the 8 ingredients to get your head around

Ella Walker speaks to Russian cookbook author Alissa Timoshkina about the key items to stock up on.

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Foodies share hilarious ideas on Twitter using #mycookbookiscalled

Let the self-deprecation commence.

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These are the wedding wines to consider if you’re planning your big day

With wedding season coming into full swing, these are the drinks to have on your radar, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Wine with Leslie Williams

This week, I’m focusing on Veneto, home to some of my favourite Italian wines, such as Bardolino, Soave and, of course, many Irish people’s favourite: ...

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu only ever believes the season proper has begun with the annual advent of the West Waterford Festival of Food (April 26-28), in delightful Dungarvan.

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Restaurant Review: Circa Restaurant, 90 Terenure Road North, Dublin 6w

Dublin has had some significant openings in recent months and more are due, but one in particular has made me very happy.

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Weekend food with Darina Allen: Spring into the season with Easter lamb

Happy Easter to you all! What extraordinary weather we’re having as we spring into Summer and back into Winter again.

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The Currabinny Cooks: Your guide to an easy Easter

Of all of the holidays in the year, Easter seems to come and go without much fanfare.

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Michelle Darmody: Baking eggs for Easter

Eggs have been symbols of fertility and rebirth since pagan times and have also been used as an emblem of Easter.

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5 chocolate-themed breaks to satisfy sweet-toothed travellers

Who said chocolate was only for Easter? Salivate over these cocoa-inspired experiences around the world.

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Lorraine who? Latest quiches put to the taste test

Eggsellent selection

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The dos and don’ts of BBQing

Your one-stop guide on how to not set things on fire.

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How to dine with four Michelin star chefs in Cork

A very special multi-course dinner in aid of two Cork charities will see four Cork Michelin-starred chefs come together, writes Joe McNamee.

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The rise of the wine hotel: 5 of the best locations to taste test this new travel trend

A balancing act between seamless elegance and alcoholic decadence – these luxury lodgings will impress even the most seasoned wine lover.

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Wine with Leslie Williams

Spanish Wine Week is just finished but I couldn’t help giving over another column to the region’s wines.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu is delighted to bring further detail to an item alluded to in last weekend’s column, news of what promises to be one of the highlights of this year’s ...

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Restaurant Review: Ichigo Ichie, 5 Fenn’s Quay, Sheare’s Street, Cork

Painted matt black, no name above the door, no window to the outside world, arrival into Ichigo Ichie is calculatedly low key, still, calm.

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Michelle Darmody: Brown butter or beurre noisette in baking

Brown butter is generally associated with a very traditional French style of cooking.

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Weekend food with Darina Allen: A week in New York

I spent a week in New York over the St Patrick’s Day festival

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The Currabinny Cooks: The most exciting flavour in cooking right now

Bitter is in our opinion the most exciting flavour profile in cooking right now.

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Restaurant review: Host, 13 Ranelagh, Dublin 6

Host is perfectly suited to Ranelagh but in fact would work in any neighbourhood on the planet.

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Wine with Leslie Williams: Six way to celebrate Spanish Wine Week

The annual Spanish Wine Week runs from next Monday (April 8) until the following Sunday (April 14) with wine and food events around the country. For a full list ...

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Michelle Darmody: Different forms of almonds in baking

Almonds are a very versatile baking ingredient, they can be used in cakes, cookies, and in pastry as well as sprinkled over desserts or made into soft marzipan.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

Food news with Joe McNamee

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The Currabinny Cooks: A simple approach to cooking with asparagus

We try and keep things as simple as possible with asparagus, their flavour is so particular and unique that it would be a shame to overcrowd their potential with ...

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9 things to remember if you want to eat pasta like an Italian

Here’s how not to embarrass yourself.

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Chocs away: Eight Easter eggs put to the kiddie test

Roz Crowley and her three helpers put a selection of tasty Easter eggs to the test

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12 wine terms to use if you want to pass as a wine expert

Plus, what the wine jargon actually means, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Are banana peels the next big thing in vegan meat replacements?

They’re actually way easier to cook with than you might think.

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Darina Allen: A Food Lovers Weekend in Paris

The Paris restaurant scene has sprung back into life. That may sound like a bizarre observation considering its reputation as the gastronomic capital of the world.

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Winelist: Warmer days give rise to cooler wines

With the clocks going forward, longer evenings are coming and hopefully warmer days and evenings. Given that we have already had some warmer days I’ve found ...

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Michelle Darmody: Asian flavours in baking

THE Bay Area around San Francisco is a good >barometer for what the next food trend will be. Often what is served there, or in New York, filters across the globe ...

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The Currabinny cooks: Warm weather brings back memories of pies and crumbles with mother

A SPOT of very warm weather in early Spring and the rhubarb is early this year. Both of us have fond memories of our mothers making pies and crumbles with large, ...

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

Food news with Joe McNamee

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Weekend Foord with Darina Allen: Recipies from the Irish Food Writers Guild Awards

HOW fortunate we are here in Ireland to have such an abundance of artisan products and more emerging virtually every week. This sector is incredibly creative and ...

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Restaurant review: Burnt - Princes St, Cork

FOR many Corkonians of a certain vintage, pizza was ‘born’ in the very early ’80s, in Pizzaland on Patrick St, arriving near-simultaneously with ...

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Things you only know if you never branch out when you order in restaurants

Same again, please.

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