Regina Sexton: ‘food is a way of understanding the human condition’
Janine Kennedy
Myrtle Allen would have been 100 years old this year. One woman looking at the immense impact she had on Irish food is food historian Regina Sexton, who says Myrtle was a catalyst of positive change.
3 July 2024 News
Pulse of the nation: should Ireland be growing more legumes?
Pulses like lentils, chickpeas, fava beans and peas are highly nutritious and a climate-friendly crop, so why aren't we growing more of them in Ireland? Janine Kennedy investigates.
19 June 2024 News
The future of dairy alternatives
As global brands race to innovate, the latest market research tells us there is still a place for traditional dairy at the table, writes Janine Kennedy.
It's all down to dad: Irish businesses who are keeping things in the family
Celebrating Father’s Day, three Irish businesses who are keeping it in the family talk about following in their father’s footsteps, writes Janine Kennedy and Ciara Leahy
12 June 2024 Features
Is the craft beer industry brimming with opportunity or recklessly optimistic?
Irish craft beer is being exported more than it is consumed in Ireland –what does this mean for the future of the industry? Janine Kennedy reports.
5 June 2024 News
Cream of the crop: make 2024 the summer of Irish artisan cheese
This summer, let them eat cheese with these recipes from the Irish Country Living Food test kitchen. Photographer: Philip Doyle
29 May 2024 Recipes
Land, sea, milk, biscuits: what makes French butter so special?
The people of Brittany take their butter very seriously – so seriously, their entire regional cuisine is based around it, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 May 2024 News
Meet the chef: ten questions with Aishling Moore
Aishling Moore isn't just a great chef - she is on a mission to encourage more Irish diners to enjoy the bounty of our seas, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 May 2024 News
Raising the steaks - three delicious sauces
Love steak but want to try something different this summer? Here are three recipes for the ‘grillmaster’ in your life to bring a fresh twist to the classic steak, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 May 2024 Recipes
Food editorial: what's your favourite time of day in the summer?
Those early summer mornings and late evenings are perfect for indulging in your favourite Irish foods, writes Janine Kennedy.
29 May 2024 News
From soil to seed: is rapeseed the Irish equivalent to extra virgin olive oil?
As GPs and dieticians encourage the consumption of more "good fats" in our diet, Irish rapeseed oil is rankly highly, writes Janine Kennedy.
22 May 2024 News
Our daily bread: should Ireland grow more grain for human consumption?
With overall tillage area declining and changing weather patterns affecting crops, many believe we should be focusing on becoming self-sufficient in producing milling grain, writes Janine Kennedy.
15 May 2024 News