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Olympic battle between Northern Ireland’s top chefs

This week on the popular BBC Show Great British Menu it’s the turn of 3 top chefs from the North of Ireland to do battle for the chance to cook at a glittering Olympic banquet. This summer, the Olympic Games … Continue reading

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Taste of Dublin gets Star Service

It has been announced that Jamie Oliver, celebrity British Chef, known for his drive and determination to educate about food – including changing the school dinner systems in the UK – will open the Taste of Dublin on Thursday 14th … Continue reading

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Taste of West Cork Food festival 2009

The annual “A Taste of West Cork” food festival takes place this month in Skibbereen in West Cork. At DiscoveringIreland we are proud to support this showcase of produce from Ireland’s most famous food producing region. This year’s festival takes place … Continue reading

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Pancake Tuesday – A magical time of year

Throughout Ireland and in many other countries, the day before Ash Wednesday – Shrove Tuesday – is commonly known as Pancake Day. This day is celebrated before the beginning of Lent, the fasting time up to Easter. We learn from … Continue reading

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Ireland a culinary pleasure

Excellent culinary and Ireland, a few years ago these were two different things, which did not fit together. Up to recently when people considered Irish cuisine, people always thought first of the traditional bacon and cabbage, colcannon, brown soda bread … Continue reading

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