Darina Allen

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Christmas turkey, carved at the table. Photograph: iStock

“Think of it like a big chicken.” Those words of wisdom, attributed to chef and restaurateur Neven Maguire, have calmed the nerves of many a Christmas(...)

The scheme encourages us to spend money in an Irish hotel, guesthouse or restaurant by giving us a tax rebate on what we spend. Photograph: iStock

The new year is looking a lot brighter than the gloomy one we are about to unceremoniously kick out the back door with a vengeance. There are bright n(...)

Lilly Higgins chats to Róisín Ingle on the Irish Times Women's Podcast for Food Month.

Looking back, it seems obvious that Lilly Higgins was destined for a career in the food business. “When I was studying for my Leaving Cert I used to g(...)

Darina Allen launched an online offering with access to Ballymaloe’s coveted classes from anywhere in the world.

Any home cook worth their salt invariably has an aspiration to take a cooking class. The chance to sharpen your skills with the masters and being give(...)

The Irish-born chef and writer talks about her life with Harry Herbert, plans for the future and her new book of quick, weeknight suppers If the(...)

Don’t be afraid to deploy underhand tactics, aka bribery, Photograph: iStock

The golden rule to getting children interested in cooking is patience – and lots of it. “It can be a slow process,” says cook Thomasina Miers. “I tal(...)

Rory O’Connell and his sister, Darina Allen.

If you have a famous sibling, chances are you’re in the shadows. Unless your surname is Kardashian where they all seem to strobe in the limelight, or (...)

Izzedeen and Eman Alkarajeh (centre) are pictured in their restaurant on Izz Cafe in Cork city with Manus O’Callaghan (left) of the Cork Person of the Year award, and George Duggan of Cork Crystal. Photograph: Tony O’Connell Photography.

A Middle Eastern couple who have built a new life for themselves in Ireland after moving from the direct provision system to running their own restaur(...)

When it emptied our cities, Covid-19 gave us a chance to push reset. It allowed people to really see the space, rather than the people and cars cro(...)

Darina Allen with Australian Michelin-starred chef and former Vogue food editor Skye Gyngell during a demonstration at Ballymaloe Cookery School. Photograph: Eric Luke

Celebrity chef Darina Allen has opened an online business and expanded a local food retail offering to make ends meet as Covid-19 cut short courses at(...)

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