Carrots are a most versatile root, good in everything from soups to cakes. Photograph: Getty Images

Could there be a more versatile root than the humble carrot? From soups to salads, juices to cakes, the carrot just keeps on giving. Originally grown(...)

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I’ve been reading so much about new year’s cooking and eating. There’s so much advice out there and I’m all for it. I love kitchen hacks, tips and tri(...)

Mimi Pierson and one of the Crawford’s Farm herd of cows, near Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary, at a Lens & Larder photography workshop. Photograph: Aoife McElwain

“Crafts are a perfect expression of the Slow philosophy,” writes Carl Honoré in his book In Praise of Slow. In my own quest for a slower approach to l(...)

EAT WITHOUT COOKING: Food stylist and writer Sharon Hearne- Smith, rarely spotted without perfectly coiffed hair and an elegant retro-style dress, is (...)

Breaking Eggs creator Cliodhna Prendergast  baking with her daughter Iseult. Photograph: Julia Dunin

A West of Ireland mother who grew up catching, shooting and foraging for wild food is sharing her delight in finding ingredients at source and teac(...)