All posts in "Food & Drink"

Why I became, and still am a vegetarian

By Kamila Mushkina / July 20, 2020

Wondering if you should become a vegetarian? I’ll tell you why you should! My goal is not to promote a vegetarian diet but rather to share my own experience, and maybe you’ll find something useful for yourself. Let’s dive right into it! How I became a vegetarian I became a vegetarian for the first time […]


‘Super Saturday’ – Pubs, bars and cafes open in Belfast

By Emily Booth / July 9, 2020

Last weekend, we saw the six counties of Northern Ireland catch up with the Republic’s lockdown lifting.  From Friday 3rd July, bars, pubs and cafes were finally allowed to open their doors to their cold pint, and artisan coffee thirsty customers.  Cue, ‘Super Saturday’. The highly anticipated reopening day, however, had many questions looming;  -How […]


Food and culture: how are they related?

By Kamila Mushkina / July 6, 2020

Is there a connection between food and culture? Well, yes. Culture affects what and how people eat, and food shapes how people identify themselves. Keep reading if you want to learn more about how food and culture are related!


We Irish sure are fond of a cuppa!

By Conor Lynch / June 9, 2020

We sure are fond of an aul cuppa here and there, aren’t we? You simply cannot be Irish or live in Ireland and not drink tea, sure you can’t?! Let’s face it, Ireland is barely half the country it is without tea, and without a “ah sure gwan will ya, I’ll stick the kettle on […]


Irish food combinations that’ll make your jaw drop

By Sofiya Volvakova / May 25, 2020

Ireland is a small country with a distinct gastronomic taste. While the Japanese take pride in their sushi and sashimi, the French stick to their truffles and snails, and the Italians eat their prosciutto on a piece of bruschetta bread, Ireland rapidly opens up and embraces new cuisines. The result? Find out now! Garlic sauce, […]


Let the egg-sperts talk: two Easter menus for your quarantine.

By Carlotta Cutrale / April 9, 2020

With this quarantine, you might have lost track of time and you haven’t realised this Sunday is already Easter! We understand the feeling and we are totally on board with the haziness of going to any Lidl (within 2kms, of course) and start buying literally everything (By the way, no do not do this!). To […]


Pantry Staple Recipes: A Guide To Your Lockdown Kitchen

By Callie Hardy / April 7, 2020

Stop us if this sounds familiar: after the lockdown announcement a few days ago, you’ve read all the articles, went to all the supermarkets, did all the panic buying, scrolled to the end of all of your social media feeds and possibly pulled every last strand of hair out of your head. Now that you […]


Irish Poitín: What it is and where to find it

By Eli Romary / February 7, 2020

If you know anything about Irish whiskey, or have gone on any distillery tour in Ireland, you have probably learned about Irish poitín (pronounced like puh-cheen). Often referred to as Irish moonshine, poitín is a strong beverage that was once lethal enough to kill you. Now the kinks have been worked out to give a […]


Like whiskey in a jar: the best distilleries in Ireland

By Carlotta Cutrale / February 3, 2020

There is a plethora of things for which Ireland is well-known, and surely one of those is whiskey production. Want to know the distilleries to visit and actually taste some uisce beatha? Have a look at this list of the best whiskey distilleries in Ireland.  The exceptional figure of George Bernard Shaw defined it as […]


7 traditional Irish bread recipes for all occasions

By Emma Grove / January 28, 2020

From fluffy and light to dense and grainy, these 7 Irish bread recipes span the spectrum of bread based possibilities. Whether you like it toasted or untoasted, with coffee or tea, these Irish bread recipes are sure to be the star of the show for your next morning meal! Picture this: Ireland before potatoes. I […]

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