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Bite Size: Pop Notch Popcorn

Bite Size: Pop Notch Popcorn

Bite Size: Natasha’s Living Foods Love Apple Kisses

Bite Size: Natasha’s Living Foods Love Apple Kisses

I’m as sceptical as they come when it comes to health foods, because let’s face it, a lot of them taste pretty terrible.

Bite Size: Irish Atlantic Canned Fish

Bite Size: Irish Atlantic Canned Fish

Some good sourdough bread topped with this mackerel caught off the coast of Dungloe in Co Donegal, then canned by the Bonner family in the country’s only fish canning facility, would make a pretty good picnic lunch in my book.

Chef’s Table: Wonderful wild sweet woodruff

Chef’s Table: Wonderful wild sweet woodruff

This week, Tim Daly from the Strawberry Tree at the BrookLodge in Macreddin, Co Wicklow (brooklodge.com) has a summery dessert made with one of his favourite foraging ingredients: woodruff.

Bite Size: Clonakilty Kitchen gluten-free bread

Bite Size: Clonakilty Kitchen gluten-free bread

Dining well at the captain’s table

Dining well at the captain’s table

Tinakilly Country House, Wicklow Town, Co Wicklow. Tel: 0404-69274. Web:tinakilly.ie. Chef: Pete Murphy

Bite Size: Kilbeggan dulce de leche cookies

Bite Size: Kilbeggan dulce de leche cookies

Bite Size: Crossogue Preserves lemon curd

Bite Size: Crossogue Preserves lemon curd

Sizzling Summer: Lemon curd lemon cake

Sizzling Summer: Lemon curd lemon cake

The ingredient: lemon curd

Pint of view: Edge Brewing’s Juggernaut

Pint of view: Edge Brewing’s Juggernaut

Edge Brewing Juggernaut. Price: €3.79. Available: selected off-licences

Sizzling summer: Mussels with chorizo, tomato & dillisk sauce

Sizzling summer: Mussels with chorizo, tomato & dillisk sauce

The ingredient: seaweed

Insider Trading: Amelia Freer

Insider Trading: Amelia Freer

Sizzling summer: Top chefs share favourite Irish ingredients

Sizzling summer: Top chefs share favourite Irish ingredients

Restaurant review: Greek tavern requires no quick exit

Restaurant review: Greek tavern requires no quick exit

Mykonos Taverna, 76 Dame Street, Dublin 2. Tel: 01-5613745. Web: m.greekrestaurant mykonosdublin.com. Chef: Maria Drami

Sizzling summer: Spaghettini con gamberoni

Sizzling summer: Spaghettini con gamberoni

The Ingredient: Kilmore Quay Prawns