“Party Food to Share”:  suggestions for breakfast and brunch parties, lunch, dinner, and special occasion feasts, all focusing on sharable    platters

Party in the Italian style Irish chef Mark Moriarty headed to Melbourne, Australia, last January to further his culinary education when his role as S(...)

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(...)

Patrick and John Collison: co-founders of online payments firm Stripe

Stripe co-founders John and Patrick Collison have been included in Forbes’s prestigious “30 under 30 Europe” list of leading innovators, entrepreneurs(...)

Nüdest: the pouches are filled with fruit puree, Greek-style yoghurt and wholegrains

Neven’s new baby Some cookbook writers pour everything into their first book – Nigella Lawson’s How To Eat comes to mind – but Neven Maguire has wait(...)

National Potato Day: The very fact the food authorities believe it is necessary to give the humble spud a day to call its own is a sure sign that competition for a place on the Irish dinner plate is getting serious. File photograph: Getty Images

What on earth would our past generations make of Ireland’s National Potato Day? The very fact the food authorities believe it is necessary to give t(...)

For National Potato Day, we find some of the best Irish Times recipes for the humble spud

Friday is National Potato Day, and while most of us are content to roast our Roosters and mash our Maris Pipers, there’s a lot more we could be doing(...)

Nathan Outlaw, chef proprietor of the two Michelin star  Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac, Cornwall, is coming to Ireland to put young chefs to the test

What do Neven Maguire, Mark Moriarty and Gearoid Lynch have in common, apart from being chefs? They are all previous winners of the Euro-Toques Young (...)

Owners of Ristorante Rinuccini in Kilkenny, have opened up the work space to the extended bar area, so diners can see the team of nine chefs at work

THE KITCHEN IS NOW OPEN A professional kitchen, handmade in Switzerland, deserves to be seen, so the Cavaliere family, owners of Ristorante Rinuccin(...)

Robert Collender, James Ellis and Luke Matthews of Mews, Baltimore, Co Cork

“Treat it like it’s yours, and one day it will be.” Luke Matthews, one of the trio who opened Mews restaurant in Baltimore, west Cork last year, says(...)

Brooklyn is where to find on-trend food in New York, and Michelin three-star Brooklyn Fare,  serves a tasting menu featuring ‘really precise cooking’, in ‘simple surroundings’, according to chef Graham Neville

Paul Flynn, The Tannery, Dungarvan We came across La Campagnola in Salo (lacampagnola1952.it), by Lake Garda, quite by chance – six children, two wiv(...)