Penang’s multi-cultural food heritage is the attraction for food writer Fuchsia Dunlop

Murphy’s Ice Cream, Dublin By Ruby Tandoh, food writer There is no bad time to eat ice cream. I’ve eaten it in blizzards and in cars and on park benc(...)

Milli’s charred sweetcorn salad, from Bazaar, by Sabrina Ghayour.

As the popularity of vegetarian and vegan food continues to soar, Sabrina Ghayour is bang on trend with the release, today, of her fourth cookbook, Ba(...)

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(...)

It’s time to eat a rainbow: summer salads full of flavour and texture

Salad days are here again . .. and it looks like they’re sticking around for a while. So, it’s time to dust off the salad spinner and get creative. I(...)

Great British Bake Off: Nadiya Hussain’s cheese scones with chive butter caused a sensation when aired on the TV show that accompanied her book

First things first. There is no such thing as the top 10 cookbooks of 2017, because that choice will be different for every reader. Here, then, are ju(...)

Charred cauliflower with tahini, harissa honey sauce and preseved lemons, from Feasts by Sabrina Ghayour. Photograph: Kris Kirkham

Ghayour’s inspirational feast Sabrina Ghayour’s food is almost impossible to categorise, and it is all the more compelling for that reason. Sure, you(...)

Sabrina Ghayour: Unlike many Iranians, I grew up in a family where home cooking was thin on the ground. Photograph: Kris Kirkham

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. You can share yours at magazine@irishtimes.com Unlik(...)

Sabrina Ghayour: “I chose the name Sirocco because it’s a Saharan wind that starts in the east and blows west, and my flavour palette is very eastern-based, but combined with the everyday western produce I grew up with.”

Cookbooks that explore a country or a region’s cuisine – the ones that unlock the secrets of a particular way of shopping, cooking and eating – are m(...)

Marie Claire Digby selects the best cookbook reads for Christmas. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Extra Virgin Kitchen By Susan Jane White (Gill & Macmillan, €27.99) Just the thing for those contemplating a January detox, but more tha(...)