Taste Causeway to welcome Flip and Rob

November 14, 2018

‘Taste Causeway’ is a new event from Causeway Coast & Glens and two Live It Experience It members will be taking part in this nine day culinary celebration of the Causeway Coast – Flip Robinson of Giant Tours Ireland and Chef Rob Curley of the Slemish Market Supper Club

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A Dish From Dean – Seafood Chowder

November 11, 2018

You just can’t beat a hearty seafood chowder at this time of year so for this week’s A Dish From Dean we bring you a very simple recipe to try out. When you go to food and drink fairs around  you’re bound to be greeted with someone serving up a delicious bowl. 

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‘A Dish From Dean’ – Show us some mussel!

November 4, 2018

A Dish From Dean is a very simple one this week and is especially great when you are staying by the coast and can actually go out with the family and gather your own mussels. Steamed Mussels With White Cream Sauce is simply delicious and very simple. 

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‘A Dish From Dean’ – A real winter warmer!

October 27, 2018

‘A Dish From Dean’ is a Sunday lunch dish which would warm the cockles of your heart. How about this Braised Beef, Creamed Polenta, Roasted Autumn Vegetables with Roasting Gravy. (more…)


Chef to represent Ireland at World Tapas Championship

October 25, 2018

Chef Rob Curley of the Slemish Market Supper Club has been selected to represent Ireland at this year’s World Tapas Championship in Valladolid in Spain. Could Irish Tapas be the next new dish of the day? Eleanor McGillie chats with Rob about showcasing Irish produce on the world stage.

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‘A Dish From Dean’ – A delicious souffle!

October 21, 2018

Last week Aussie Chef Dean Coppard celebrated his birthday. We’ll not divulge which one but a dish which puts a smile on his face is this Twice Baked Cheese Souffle.  So, have a go and let’s see does it put a smile on your face too.

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Thousands prepare for the Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre

October 19, 2018

Country fairs are proving so popular because there’s a real parochial feel to them which you can’t help feeling drawn to. That, plus the fact, you get to chat, face to face, with the amazing food and drink producers who’s produce often lands in our kitchen cupboards. One country fair which shows real resilience is the Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre which attracts thousands every year

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Clay pigeon shooting at Foymore Lodge

October 17, 2018

A few weeks ago we attended a Ladies Day at Foymore Lodge in County Armagh where clay pigeon shooter Louise Smylie helped the Foymore team put novice shooters through their paces. After a few successful shots Eleanor McGillie spoke to Louise about clay pigeon shooting and why more women should take up the sport (more…)


Best Young Chef in Ireland 2019 – Meet Max Buller

October 16, 2018

IT’S the calm after the much anticipated Yes Chef Awards and Eleanor McGillie speaks to the Co Down chef who won over the judges to be crowned Best Young Chef in Ireland 2019. (more…)


‘A Dish From Dean’ – Cod cheek, Chorizo and buttered Samphire

October 14, 2018

In this week’s ‘A Dish From Dean’ Australian chef Dean Coppard shares with us this simple and easy to prepare take on a fish supper. So, enjoy this Cod Cheek, Chorizo and Buttered Samphire.  (more…)