Sfuso, 1 Bloom’s Lane, Italian Quarter Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Gastronomia is an Italian concept. Basically, it means delicatessen, but as delicatessen originates from the German, “delikatessen” which, according t(...)

Manuella Spinelli’s fresh tomato pasta

I am a home cook with no formal training. What I learned I learned along the way from family traditions and from working in kitchens with chefs a(...)

Puttanesca pasta with olives, tomatoes, capers and anchovies

My go-to simple dinner is, not surprisingly, pasta. I like simple pasta with a few ingredients. There is always something available in the cupboard to(...)

Cork’s Doireann O’Sullivan in action against Ciara Hegarty of Donegal during the TG4 All-Ireland ladies football semi-final at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph:  Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

We all have our own definition of sporting droughts. “It’s been a while,” TG4’s Gráinne McElwain said to player of the match Doireann O’Sullivan afte(...)

Bronagh Rogers, who has made it to the final six in the Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year competition, presenting her semi-final dish to judges Graham Neville, Gareth Mullins and Danni Barry

Irish chef and restaurateur Richard Corrigan has been announced as the guest judge for the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year competition, the(...)

Euro-Toques Ireland young chef of the year 2016 Maeve Walsh with guest judge Nathan Outlaw, with whom she will begin working in the UK next month

Maeve Walsh, the young Co Waterford woman who was named Ireland’s best young chef last year, has been offered a full-time job at Restaurant Nathan Out(...)

InishBofin has a feast in store for its food festival visitors

ISLAND LIFE InishBofin is the place to be for good food and craic on September 30th- October 2nd, when the island’s Bia Bo Finne food festival takes (...)

A Michelin-starred chef is going down the bistronomie route. But we need a new word (gastrosteria maybe) to describe it, because it’s not French but m(...)

Bryan Ruiz of Costa Rica celebrates scoring what proved to be the winner against Italy in  their World Cup Group D match   at Arena Pernambuco  in Recife, Brazil, and thus ensured England’s elimination. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

The morning after the night before and while England had given up almost all hope, the Queen, no doubt, had her fingers and toes crossed ahead of the (...)

Liam Brady complained about the media “obsession” with Roy Keane, in the course of the RTÉ panel’s 24-minute chat about the new Irish management team, 23 minutes of which were devoted to the Roy man. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“Change in all things is sweet,” said, apparently, Aristotle, although it could just have easily been Robin van Persie, and so much change have we had(...)

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