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Chicken tikka masala with  basmati rice,  naan bread, yoghurt raita. Photograph: iStock.

This week’s Fakeaway is a much-loved Indian dish that isn’t really Indian at all. Chicken tikka masala is widely believed to have originated in the UK(...)

 Pork and chive potsticker dumplings. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill

Lockdown longings can do funny things to a person, and while takeaways are available, not everyone has access to the food they crave. In addition, the(...)

Baked sweet potatoes with a crunchy filling and spicy topping.

Sometimes what is called for, even when we are trying to eat healthily, is a dinner that can be shoved in the oven and forgotten about while other tas(...)

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(...)

Don’t Rock the Boat contestants Jodie Kidd, Craig Charles, Adam Thomas, Fleur East, Victoria Pendleton and Tom Watson. Photograph: Jon Hall/ITV

These days people frequently observe how dystopian novels like The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984 are harbingers of today’s unpleasant realities (see this w(...)

I’m like, ‘Jesus Christ, he’s taken it with him – to Killiney!’

Sorcha is pacing the kitchen floor. “Mom,” she goes, “you shouldn’t actually be here?” But her old dear’s like, “I have nowhere else to go.” “Yes, (...)

Chef Florin Vasilache of Asador restaurant in Dublin 4, which has just launched a seafood barbecue meal kit.

The restaurant meal-kit collection and delivery model has taken a distinctly fishy turn this week, with the launch of two lobster and shellfish option(...)

Vanessa Greenwood’s chocolate banana bread.

It’s National Banana Day, so what else would you be eating other than a freshly baked loaf of the cake that pretends it’s a bread? As its popularity h(...)

The need to pretend you’re a healthy family is even greater when you shop online

We’re one of those families. You might be one of those families yourselves. When we’re filling the supermorket trolley every week, we’re not shopping (...)

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