If you’ve ever seen Arun Kapil do a cookery demonstration for his Green Saffron spice company, it’ll come as no surprise to learn that he began act(...)

 A buckwheat crepe with creamed leeks, avocado, air-dried tomato and tomato coulis from Gavin McDonagh’s Brioche restaurant in Ranelagh

Artisan meal at Brioche in Ranelagh Customers of Gavin McDonagh’s Brioche restaurant in Ranelagh are accustomed to the tasting plates, grazing na(...)

Arun Kapil: Our focus is fresh spices

A cookery course at Ballymaloe led Arun Kapil to leave the music business in London to start a food business in Cork in 2007. What is special about y(...)

 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(...)

 Arun Kapil (centre) of Green Saffron, Marc Amand of La Rousse Foods Ireland and Jenny Melia, manager of food and beverages  at Enterprise Ireland. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Irish spice company Green Saffron has secured investment worth €500,000 to expand into new markets including the UK, mainland Europe, the US and India(...)