This is Irish food: Aisling Rock, European Young Chef 2017, of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Type “Irish food” into an internet search engine and the chances are you’ll get back lamb stew, bacon and cabbage, and fried breakfasts. Nothing wrong(...)

Killian Crowley, winner of the UK & Ireland regional final of the San Pellegrino Young Chef competition in London on Monday night, with  judge Angela Hartnett

Irish chefs claimed first and second places at the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 UK & Ireland regional final in London on Monday night. (...)

Aisling Rock, a student at GMIT, Galway, has been chosen as the European Young Chef of 2017.

Aisling Rock, a 21-year-old Culinary Arts student at GMIT, Galway, has been announced as the European Young Chef for 2017, following a pract(...)

 Chefs Romuald Bukaty,  Killian Crowley and Michael Tweedie

Three Irish-based chefs have reached the semi-finals in the international S. Pellegrino young chef 2018 competition. Ten semi-finalists from 21 region(...)

Jess Murphy of Kai Restaurant in Galway: will be part of Massimo Bottura’s Refettorio Felix project in London using surplus food from supermarkets to cook at a drop-in centre for the homeless. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

The flashiest restaurant that chef Jess Murphy ever walked into was a soup kitchen in Milan. It was Refettorio Ambrosiano set up by chef Massimo Bottu(...)

Author Jim Collins: “I am at my core a teacher . . . I never started a firm, a big consulting firm, or a training firm, and I keep my own schedule really tightly limited.”

Jim Collins is telling the story of his grandfather, role model and namesake Jimmy Collins, “a truly heroic figure” who was a test pilot in the 1930s (...)

For National Potato Day, we find some of the best Irish Times recipes for the humble spud

Friday is National Potato Day, and while most of us are content to roast our Roosters and mash our Maris Pipers, there’s a lot more we could be doing(...)

The Royal Crescent in Bath. Photographs: Getty
Avon calling

The twin river cities of Bristol and Bath may be just 12 minutes apart by train yet they seem centuries apart. Bristol appears young – it hides its(...)