Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning, often made with soya beans.

The  miso revolution of the past five or so years is remarkable. What was once just a paste to make miso soup has now turned into a global f(...)

Cooking duck, whether it’s pan frying a breast, confitting a leg, or roasting one whole, is not any more difficult than cooking chicken. Photgraph: iStock

I don’t think it would be unfair to say that Ireland produces some of the best ducks in the world. It’s a terrible tragedy that this isn’t known (...)

Mussels on a beach in west Ireland: “We have some of the world’s best produce.” Photograph: iStock

Two weeks ago, as part of Food on the Edge, I took many of the best chefs in the world out to Connemara, in order to show the wonderful produce and la(...)