Traditional music recordings from the early 20th century were largely dominated by renowned Sligo fiddle players Michael Coleman and James Morrison(...)

If you want to see Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi cooking up a Middle Eastern feast, or go foraging with René Redzepi and Alys Fowler, unfortunately(...)

At some point during every food conference, culinary congress, grub camp or agricultural symposium, a well-meaning panel member or audience member wil(...)

Worth more than a hill of beans: bean video makes us ask ourselves if we have been showing enough respect to the most humble things that we grow. Photograph: Getty Images

There were many valuable lessons learned about eating and diet and health from studies and research published in the year just ended. We learned that (...)

You can eat and drink what you like over the Christmas period, so long as you exercise every day. A walk, run or a cycle will cancel out all the extra indulgence. Photograph: Getty Images

The season of good cheer deserves to also be the season of good news. And boy, have I got good news for you.The published results of a recent study, l(...)

 Chapter One book launch.Ross Lewis (left) and Martin Corbett co-owners of the Michelin Star restauarant Chapter One based in Parnell Square Dublin pictured at the Hugh Lane Gallery last night where they celebrated over twenty one years with the launch of a book entitled “ Chapter One : An Irish Food Story” published by Gill and Macmillan . Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Chapter One had humble beginnings when it opened its restaurant doors in a basement in Parnell Square, Dublin in 1992. But it has long since establish(...)

Irish cows are grass-fed which means their beef is as lean as a skinless chicken breast. Photograph: Joanne Murphy

Any good butcher in Ireland will tell you a simple secret about the meat that you buy from them: the flavour is in the fat.And if your butcher is a we(...)

Are you eating a rainbow of colours to make your tummy happy and your head healthy? Photograph: Getty Images

Hang around with a bunch of dedicated gardeners for long enough, and you soon realise that something strange keeps happening: people you expected to b(...)

Like teenagers emerging for their debs, like cicadas blooming bug-eyed from dormancy after 17 years in development, our July 2013 heatwave has seen th(...)

How on earth did Michael Pollan, a lanky, bespectacled, geeky guy whose day job is as a professor of journalism, become the Martin Luther King of food(...)