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White chocolate tiramisu cake. Photograph: Harry Weir Photography

It’s now time to turn our thoughts to what desserts to make to bring Christmas lunch or dinner to a suitably show-stopping conclusion. We’ll take it (...)

French onion soup. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

How long does it take to caramelise onions? The answer to that cooking conundrum is about the same as how long is a piece of string, and it’s the tech(...)

Roast leg of lamb: an Easter tradition

Easter food is all about roast lamb, or chocolate eggs, depending on your preferences. Many of us look forward to welcoming the spring holiday with th(...)

Jess Murphy’s hogget or lamb casserole with herb dumplings

Baby it’s cold outside ... so turn on the oven or the hob, take out your biggest pot or casserole dish, and conjure up some insulation in the shape of(...)

Vegetarian dishes proved very popular with readers at irishtimes.com during 2018

Let them eat cake . . . and scones, and pies, and cookies and crumble. The online community of cooks at The Irish Times has been baking up a storm dur(...)

Cauliflower is in season, and lends itself to endless interpretation

When did cauliflower become trendy? Was it when carb-dodgers began pulverising it and turning it into pseudo pizza bases? When cutting it into thick s(...)

Biryani brunch at Kerala Kitchen.

Indian brunch is the hot new take on the weekend meal, and there is not an avocado or a poached egg in sight. Inquisitive eaters have been beating a p(...)

EAT:ITH brings forward thinkers from the Irish food world to a series of events at The Fumbally.

EAT:ITH at the Fumbally The Fumbally’s fourth annual series of workshops, discussions and events exploring Ireland’s food culture has a diverse and i(...)

Stroll: Whether you mosey around your local area or tackle a designated route, a walk is a wonderful way to make use of the long summer evening

Households around the country will be on World Cup lockdown at 7pm tonight, as England takes on Croatia in the semi-finals. However for those who don’(...)

Nowhere gets on this list of Ireland’s best family-friendly restaurants – part of our 100 best restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Ireland 2018 – (...)

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