A Taste of Ireland: Proper Korean Kimchi

Proper Korean Kimchi Firstly why make this unusual dish that has an acquired taste for the Irish Palate? And 2, this is not an Irish dish? What are you doing? To answer Q1: I feel Kimchi is a superfood, it is lacto fermented and full of probiotic bacteria that are essential for good gut health….

Midleton Food Festival, Midleton Mid May Arts Festival, Great Irish festivals

  Midleton Food Festival Video I decided to introduce this video in front of what is Midleton’s latest tourist attraction, the Choctaw nation memorial sculpture. This is a memorial to a most surprising and generous contribution to Irish famine relief, by a group of Native American Indians called the Choctaw people. The Choctaw people gathered…

A Taste of Ireland: My 7 Irish beers to try this Christmas #7beers2016

Ok I`ve decided to write a round up of my seven favourite beers for newcomers to craft beer, to try this Christmas and into 2016, #7beers2016. I’m not a beer expert or certified cicerone (beer sommelier) nor am I pretending to be, that’s not the intention of this round up. It’s my personal opinion from…

A Taste of Ireland: Delicious, probiotic Celeriac, Jerusalem Artichoke (Sun Choke) Soup.

The markets in Ireland are our greatest blessing for access to diverse, nutritious locally produced food. This recipe uses a few ingredients I picked up this Saturday past, at the Midleton farmers market, which is in my opinion probably the best market in the country and I`ve been to a few in my time.

This is again a very seasonal root vegetable recipe that was basically inspired by the produce that was on sale at the market.

A taste of Ireland: Goats cheese & New Zealand Spinach Ravioli with nastursium seeds in a mint and lemon butter sauce.

The Midleton food festival begins next weekend so to mark this event here is an article using the produce of Midleton area Ardsallagh goats cheese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZHoEgxw9Mo and the pottery of Midleton based ceramacist Susan Herlihy of Crafty hands pottery Studio https://vimeo.com/130915184 Something I really enjoy is visiting a great local produce market when I am…

A Taste of Ireland: Murson Farm at Rathcormac Market Co Sligo

Rathcormac market in County Sligo is fast becoming one of my favourite markets to shop for food. Its location near Drumcliffe under BenBulben’s head makes it a perfect foodie stop for anyone visiting WB Yeats grave. In this post we speak to Courinne of Murson farm who makes an array of good homemade soda breads,…

A Taste of Ireland: Master Craft Butcher Frank Murphy Midleton

This post is a celebration of master butcher Frank Murphy. Frank to me represents all that is good about a local expert butcher and why, when a good local butcher is identified he should be treasured and supported. Why do I say this? As a nation of meat eaters its very important to get access to…

A Taste of Ireland: 12 Mile a Film by Sean Monaghan

  12 Mile from Tall Story media on Vimeo. If you wish to keep up to date with our video blogs please do subscribe to this blog site (look in the bottom right hand corner of the site for a cross and the word follow and you will receive an email each time we post…