Restaurant Review: Out of the Blue - The freshest fish and great service

Leslie Williams visits Out of the Blue in Dingle Harbour.

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Darina Allen: Delicious dishes from the youngest Michelin starred chef in Britain

The Summer 12-week certificate course students had a special treat last week, when Merlin Lebron Johnston from Portland Restaurant in London came as guest chef to ...

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Eat & move: Chatting about carbs and beautiful summer salads

This week Derval O’Rourke is chatting about carbohydrates. Recipe wise, it's loving summer salads.

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The Menu: All the latest food news

Joe McNamee is back with a taste of the lastest food news from around the country.

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Michelle Darmody offers up some picnic baking tricks

THESE summer days are a treat and it is the time of year to be outside

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Wine: Refreshing selections from Tuscany and Puglia

All this gorgeous weather has sent me to Italy in search of refreshment this past few weeks. I’ve also been dipping into southern France for rosé.

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Thirst quenchers: Top 8 alcohol-free drinks tested

Today we are looking at fizzy and herbal drinks.

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Video: 5 sushi eating etiquette tips ahead of Hyper Japan Festival

This is how you eat sushi – the proper way.

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7 white wines to enjoy with summer seafood

You don’t need to be beside the seaside to plunder the fruits of the sea. Sam Wylie-Harris selects the perfect drops to conjure those holiday vibes.

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Courgette season is kicking off – here are 6 interesting ways to eat them

Yellow, green, deep-fried, baked – these mini marrows are pretty delicious.

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How to order wine like a pro: 10 commandments to follow

Wine expert and TV personality Joe Wadsack shares his thoughts on how to take the stress out of wine.

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7 of the trendiest dishes you have to try this summer

Let your taste buds get involved.

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Restaurant Review: The Square Table - Food that catches first-time diners by surprise

The Square Table, No 5, The Square, Blarney, Co Cork.

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Darina Allen: Pork with Beijing Scallions and other recipes

Darina Allen offers up some recipese with a Chinese flavour.

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Eat & move: Derval O'Rourke's easy salmon goujons plus lentil and nut loaf

This week Derval O'Rourke chatting about beauty foods.

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The Menu: The latest in this week's food news

The latest food news with Joe McNamee.

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Bake with Michelle Darmody: A glut of strawberries

Michelle Darmody offers up some perfect recipes full of strawberries.

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Leslie Williams: Wines that work with a bit of chill should you need to keep cool

This column has been extolling the virtues of Beaujolais for a couple of years now and I’m pleased to see that I am not alone as in volume terms Beaujolais ...

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Video: How to make the perfect gooey brownie on World Chocolate Day

Sometimes, simple really is better.

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Guilt free: Chef Rachel Allen on a little of what you fancy

IF there’s a food that goes perfectly with the long, hazy days of summer it must be ice cream — luscious, creamy, calorific ice cream.

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Eat my words: Top food bloggers dish up their must-eat summer foods

Long, hot days mean there’s every reason to eat fresh foods. Helen O’Callaghan talks with four food bloggers about their favourite guilt-free seasonal ...

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Video: How to create a rainbow smoothie to celebrate Pride

Enjoy the festivities with this colourful drink.

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Drinking vinegars are now a thing, but do they taste any good?

If you’re looking for a food match for your fancy meal, it doesn’t always have to be booze.

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Hosting a summer BBQ? Here’s how to avoid giving your guests food poisoning

Don’t let food poisoning spoil your summertime fun, says Liz Connor.

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Style and substance: 7 summer bottles with huge label-appeal

Designer labels aren’t just for fashionistas – daring drinks brands are rocking them too. Sam Wylie-Harris selects her favourites.

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8 of the most unbelievably American dishes to celebrate the Fourth of July

These are a must at any Independence Day party.

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Feeling hot? 9 snacks that are better straight from the freezer

Because the weather will just not cool down.

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4 superfood mushrooms and their amazing health benefits

Thrown into a stir fry or taken as a supplement, these lesser-known fungi varieties have some pretty potent health benefits, says Liz Connor.

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Michelin star chef Tommy Banks on hangover cures, late night cheese and how he hates avocados

How does he like his eggs? What dish does he always mess up? The rising star chats to Lauren Taylor about the stuff we really want to know.

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National Dim Sum Week – where to eat the best bite-size treats

No matter your budget, we’ve found the dim sum for you.

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Video: On International Fruit Day, here’s how to make a superfood porridge

Jujube will really take your breakfast to the next level

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Restaurant Review: Bujo, Sandymount

This week we return to burgers which seem to be on a never-ending upward growth curve throughout the nation.

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Weekend Food with Darina Allen: Cool off with these La Grotta Ices recipes

Kitty Travers’ La Grotta Ices book has arrived just in time for us to catch some of the early summer flavours that the undisputed ice-cream queen has captured ...

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Derval O'Rourke: Why you are not losing the weight you want to lose

This week I’m chatting about five reasons why you are not losing the weight you want to lose. Recipe wise, I’m focusing on breakfast with my healthy ...

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Michelle Darmody: Making use of unusual ingredient of sesame in your baking

I like to make quick use of unusual ingredients and not leave them sitting in the back of the cupboard for months on end, to be thrown out in next year’s spring ...

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Wine with Leslie Williams: The ultimate picnic and garden wines for the good weather

It is all about the new this week and with the recent good weather all my suggestions will make excellent picnic or garden wines.

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Crunch time: Eight nutty ice creams put to the test

Nuts are healthy, right?

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Going vegan? Here are 5 of the best sources of Omega-3 you need to know about

These vegan-friendly foods are packed with this essential fatty acid.

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How to make Nadiya Hussain’s eclair roll

This takes the sweet treat to the next level.

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Nadiya Hussain doesn’t play by the rules when it comes to food

She’s won Bake Off, put out a slew of cookbooks and is always on the telly – Nadiya Hussain tells Ella Walker that food is meant to be fun.

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How to make Nadiya Hussain’s grapefruit chicken stew with couscous

A zingy stew that’ll feed the masses.

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The cost of a bottle of Jack Daniel’s is going up – here’s how to make it last longer

This is how to stretch out your booze.

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Make mine a margarita – 3 ways to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this iconic cocktail

We’ve been shaking and salting rims since the late Forties, or could it be earlier? No-one quite knows…

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Bad news for Instagram foodies, because activated charcoal is now banned in New York

Apparently the Department of Health sees it as an “adulterated food.”

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John Torode’s favourite places for street food in Thailand and Malaysia

The Australian chef shares memories from his travels around Asia.

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What does your spaghetti-eating style say about you?

Whether you cut, suck or twizzle your pasta, it reveals an awful lot more than you might think…

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Michelle Darmody: Making good use of mushy bananas

Overripe bananas are not great for eating but can be used in plenty of baking recipes. Some fruit and vegetable shops will gladly give them to you free of charge.

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Wine with Leslie Williams: Selecting stars of the Loire

My job drinking (sorry ‘tasting’) for a living has its upsides.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu has long been a fan of the work of Dr Colin Sage of the School of the Human Environment, in UCC, and also Founder/Chair of the Cork Food Policy Council.

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Eat & move with Derval O’Rourke: A simple circuit to help you back to exercising

This week I’m sharing a workout you can do anywhere, anytime and with no equipment whatsoever. For my recipe, it’s hazelnut energy balls and a delicious ...

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