‘Avoid low-fat mozzarella, which has no flavour and an odd, rubber-like texture’

I would love, sometimes, to have the same dishes every day of the week. Having meatloaf on a Monday, shepherd’s pie on a Wednesday and so on can be(...)

Everything is Irish on the breakfast menu at Pembroke Townhouse,  in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, with  plenty of scones, cakes, and traditional breads, all made in-house. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

ALL PIG, ALL DAY There’s always strong demand for “Pig in a Day” classes that teach the rudiments of butchering a pig and putting every bit of (...)

Irish-born, London-based food writer  Diana Henry: ‘My mum’s roast chicken and stuffing was one of our favourite meals’

Before I was a food writer, I worked as a television producer, which is how I ended up, at the end of a long filming day, having dinner with Hugh Fear(...)

Steven Lamb, part of the River Cottage enterprise in the UK headed by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, is to open the School of Food in Thomastown tomorrow

Steven Lamb, part of the River Cottage restaurant, cookery school and TV series enterprise headed by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, is to officially ope(...)

Michael Kelly of Grow It Yourself  in his kitchen garden in  Dunmore East, Co Waterford

Grow, Cook, Eat, a new book from Michael Kelly, founder of the Grow It Yourself movement, is that rare thing – a gardening book that doesn’t make the (...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I’m nursing a serious dose of Nordic Envy Syndrome this weather brought on by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Scandimania series. Why can’t we have b(...)

British chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall: it is thanks in part to  his lobbying  that EU maritime affairs commissioner Maria Damanaki made a ban on discards her priority

When a French fisherman criticised the European Commission for managing the sea “as though it were an aquarium plugged into a computer”, he could h(...)