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Irish Food Trip: sunny Sunday evening photos

Gorse flower sorbet and chocolate mint


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Irish Food Trip: just another sunny Sunday evening in paradise

It was still glorious by the time we got to our first port of call of our foodie road trip of the sunny South East. So last night I went for a walk before dinner, and took a stroll around the shoreline of ‘The Island’ which Waterford Castle lords it over. The boggy marsh edges of the isle looked stunning in the late Sunday sunshine. So did the water all around us, and the little boats sitting pretty. The gorse was blazing too; and though it’s still a little early for the scent to really lift it put me in mind of last year’s series of posts about gorse and wild garlic. Read the rest of this entry

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Your Future, Your Food

We need to talk. I haven’t been blogging much in recent weeks. I feel I need to explain.

You might think it’s because I’ve been busy off living my life, not giving you a second thought. But quite the contrary. It’s not me I’ve been thinking about, it’s you. Or to be more precise, your food.

Yes, the future of your food has been quite the recurring theme in my offline life of late. Read the rest of this entry

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Of Gorse and Wild Garlic Part III

If it was an insect it would be a bumble bee. If it was a sound it would be a big brass band. If it was a colour it would be the sunshine yellow of sand buckets on the beach. And if it was a game it would be tennis, played on a grass court in the shimmer of high summer.

What am I talking about? Gorse, of course. Read the rest of this entry

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