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(...)