Food Month

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Lots of people might see drinking beer as an ideal job, and Irish Times Beerista Sorcha Hamilton’s journey of discovery with craft beer has been full (...)

Sean Smith’s smoked salmon with a fennel and citrus salad

After a busy day, even the thought of having to cook dinner can be exhausting. This makes a lovely light supper, and is quick and easy to put together(...)

Seven years ago I lost 60 pounds (4st 4lb/27kg), but recently I’ve struggled with gaining it back. I’m not alone in my weight struggles. Nor am I alon(...)

“Many eating disorders start as a healthy eating regime. Nobody goes on a diet when they are feeling good about themselves, and eating disorders prey on vulnerable people who feel overwhelmed.” Photograph: iStock

Eating disorders prey on vulnerable people, who are, in turn, particularly susceptible to the social media messages around diet and exercise they are (...)

Enda McEvoy of Loam, Galway: The ‘this has been made out of squid guts’ explanation depends on the customer.

I once sat beside a beef farmer at a wedding and got a different picture of the feast. We were all eating fillet, or beef tenderloin, and he was worki(...)

A recent report in Nature  suggests adopting a flexitarian diet and cutting down to just one portion of red meat a week.

I’m 24 hours into my experiment in veganism when I make my first mistake. I reach into my bag and mindlessly grab a Triple X mint. Only after I’ve eat(...)

Hospital food: improvements have  been implemented in some hospitals

Hospital food, that staple of medical debate, is back on the menu after the Minister for Health this week promised the early introduction of new polic(...)

Shot in the arm: it is heartening to see how many coffee shops and other food businesses are cutting back on single-use containers. Photograph: iStock/Getty

An uncertain future for planet Earth and glaring evidence of damage caused by human-induced global warming and unsustainable lifestyles are cause for (...)

This is an edited selection of responses to a sustainability survey that The Irish Times asked a selection of food businesses to take part i(...)

This is an edited selection of responses to a sustainability survey that The Irish Times asked a selection of food businesses to take part in. (...)

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