Water protest: It would be only a small step after water charges were “suspended” to consider the same for, say, electricity bills, and then to widen the approach to other unpopular levies. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) formation of a government and the suspension of water charges, it is surely only a matter of time before(...)

Risotto Asparagus risotto three ways with parmesan sauce, fish ragout and hard-boiled egg sauce on the Ross Lewis Luciano Tona House of Peroni menu

GOOD FOOD KARMA PROJECT HAS SUPER TEAM BEHIND IT SuperValu’s Good Food Karma project has enlisted(...)

Mixing water and politics

(...) nuts. It looks inviting, tastes sweet at first, but has a sticky consistency, a bitter aftertaste and(...)

Pork steak is especially good with aromatic Asian spices

Pork steaks are a real convenience food. You might know them as pork fillets or pork tender: it(...)

Maushmi Arun and Christophe Moreau in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

(...) returned to west Cork. “I knew Ireland was booming so I was very interested to see what it was like. I(...)

Consumer Price Index: gives an insight into how Irish families have changed their eating habits, their houses and how they entertain themselves

(...) our shopping habits through the years. The main function of the CPI is to measure inflation, and it(...)

Jamie Myerscough, chief executive of Educogym: ‘I also used the ketogenic approach when I started to train pop star Robbie Williams before his tour.’ Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

Educogym is a network of gyms based around the country. It has been suggesting its clients take up(...)

“Ann M Martin  has such a warm, immersive writing voice and the books were an important part of millions of young readers’ childhoods,” says Sarah Webb, the author  who used to run the children’s department in Waterstones. “We had a whole bay of Babysitters Club books – they were hugely popular and I loved talking about the plots and characters with my young customers”

(...) and out of school are explored – it’s perhaps worth considering something more basic when trying to(...)

Primal Pantry Hazelnut and Cocoa – €2.65 for 45g, €58.88 per kg

(...). It tastes of chocolate and has a pleasingly sticky texture. At 18g it is pretty high in protein(...)

While new, hoppy IPAs (India pale ales) hit the market almost every week, other styles are now getting the hoppy twist

(...) world, radically changing tastes and techniques. And there is something almost magical about these small(...)