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Spurrier’s stellar life in wine

Spurrier’s stellar life in wine

One of the wine world’s true superstars, Steven Spurrier has taken time out from the family wine estate in Cornwall to visit Dublin, and to talk about a new book that chronicles his fascinating life in wine

To Try, Buy and Put By

To Try, Buy and Put By

Book early for a beefy bonanza on Dublin’s Shelbourne Road

Book early for a beefy bonanza on Dublin’s Shelbourne Road

We arrived at The Chophouse in an attempt to cure a fairly serious craving for steak

Fresh ideas for al fresco dining

Fresh ideas for al fresco dining

This week, Nathan Dimond, head chef of The Orangery at The Cliff at Lyons in Celbridge, brings the outside in with four dishes inspired by summer gardens

Lady Helen serves up some cool classics

Lady Helen serves up some cool classics

The key to a successful tasting menu experience is balance; you’re looking for a mix of light and rich dishes in appropriate portions, and here, local chef John Kelly seems to have got that balance just right.

Three berry sweet delights

Three berry sweet delights

This week, make the most of summer’s berry harvest with these sweet recipes from pastry chef Shane Smith

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

Alsace embraces its Grand Cru soul

Alsace embraces its Grand Cru soul

Recent changes to wine labelling rules have persuaded top-class Alsace wine producers to embrace the Grand Cru classification

Sweet stuff

Sweet stuff

From family favourites such as chocolate brownie layer cakes and shortbread slices to delicate mousse desserts, Gillian Nelis talks to two Irish producers on the rise

Tastes of a seaside summer

Tastes of a seaside summer

Surfers Jane and Myles Lamberth followed a romantic dream to leave everything behind and live near the waves. These recipes from their restaurant, Shells Café in Strandhill, Co Sligo, will have you feeling beachy keen, writes Gillian Nelis

Dublin city stalwart Saba still in good health

Dublin city stalwart Saba still in good health

It's a menu that reflects how most of us live, or at least aspire to live: by enjoying what we eat, but also keeping an eye on the overall balance in our diet

Top 20 Summer wines

Top 20 Summer wines

Tomás Clancy’s guide to the best wines to drink in this glorious weather

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

How Champagne’s wars bubbled over

How Champagne’s wars bubbled over

The dust from the Aube riots of a century ago has long since settled - but today, to meet growing demand, the region may see its status restored

Tiny Japanese dishes hit sublime notes of excellence

Tiny Japanese dishes hit sublime notes of excellence

What Miyazaki is attempting at Ichigo Ichie is quite extraordinary, and if he can keep this standard up, there is no doubt that he will be a contender for a Michelin star