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Austria: A vanished wine kingdom

Austria: A vanished wine kingdom

The Germans’ less efficient cousins have a storied wine history - even if most of it happened in other countries under the yoke of empire

Whip up some tasty weekend fare

Whip up some tasty weekend fare

This week, Marcin Szczodrowski, head chef at Eala Bhán in Sligo town (ealabhan.ie), has two comforting and classic recipes to suit a weekend gathering

Friendly villager offers some bright twists on Indian classics

Friendly villager offers some bright twists on Indian classics

You couldn’t argue with the value across all of Indie Spice’s menus, though a couple of little tweaks to how some of the dishes are presented would be no harm

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Spookily delicious

Spookily delicious

This week, Laura and Rory Gannon, who returned from working in high-end pastry kitchens in London and Paris to open Cakeface Patisserie in Kilkenny (cakefacepastry.com), have four recipes for you to try this Halloween

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

The ancient charms of Brunello di Montalcino

The ancient charms of Brunello di Montalcino

The proudly traditionalist Biondi-Santi wines are finally coming into their own, as wine lovers increasingly seek authenticity and natural production methods

A return to Avalon brings a welcome reminder of quality

A return to Avalon brings a welcome reminder of quality

I was expecting an air of doom and gloom in Avalon – it had been a pretty crappy day for the hospitality sector, let’s face it – but the welcome was as warm as it had been when I first visited it almost three years ago.

Ottolenghi’s simple pleasures

Ottolenghi’s simple pleasures

These recipes are the latest offerings from Yotam Ottolenghi, and are each based on one thing: simplicity

Appetites whetted in advance of Aimsir

Appetites whetted in advance of Aimsir

The much-hyped new restaurant at The Cliff in Lyons estate near Celbridge in north Kildare, was originally due to open in November, but building delays now mean it won’t happen until March

Dockside delights in Galway

Dockside delights in Galway

Renvyle chef serves up Gallic gastronomy

Renvyle chef serves up Gallic gastronomy

A taste of old Jerusalem

A taste of old Jerusalem

Old friends with post-Brexit potential

Old friends with post-Brexit potential

As Britain prepares to leave the EU, perhaps Ireland’s focus should now be on Europe, and one country in particular