Strawberries are a seasonal treat and with the Irish ones arriving in shops, now is the time to indulge

According the Met Éireann, summer is on the way next week, with “dry and warm” weather across the country. So let’s welcome it with a punnet of our ve(...)

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(...)

Everybody knows February 14th is the worst night of the year to eat out. So why not stay in, and cook a retro-inspired three-course meal that looks, a(...)

Jess Murphy’s hogget or lamb casserole with herb dumplings

Baby it’s cold outside ... so turn on the oven or the hob, take out your biggest pot or casserole dish, and conjure up some insulation in the shape of(...)

Vegetarian dishes proved very popular with readers at irishtimes.com during 2018

Let them eat cake . . . and scones, and pies, and cookies and crumble. The online community of cooks at The Irish Times has been baking up a storm dur(...)

Stroll: Whether you mosey around your local area or tackle a designated route, a walk is a wonderful way to make use of the long summer evening

Households around the country will be on World Cup lockdown at 7pm tonight, as England takes on Croatia in the semi-finals. However for those who don’(...)

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(...)

Turmeric, winter roots, cabbage and lentil soup

The “holiday” mood has most definitely passed, and for many of us, the new year will have seen us fill our trolleys with vegetables, pulses and grains(...)

Gingerbread house with royal icing. Photograph: Harry Weir

The excitement builds as soon as my children’s school Christmas fair takes place. The festive season provides so many opportunities to spend time toge(...)

Neven Maguire’s roast turkey with streaky bacon. Photograph: Joanne Murphy

You can now count the hours before Christmas lunch is served. If you’ve never before attempted the juggling act that getting this feast to the table (...)

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