Tutti Frutti

“In Nigeria my grandfather was The King of the Yams!” Some days I have almond croissants for breakfast, other days I choose to revel in veg, which isn’t actually as weird as it sounds. Now by veg I mean the liquid form, aka smoothies and/or juices depending on my mood! Why do I dabble you…

Chocolat Chocolat – French Hot Chocolate

“When they see the chocolate pot their eyes light up. You just can’t help it when chocolate is involved!” It’s that time of year where winter is in full swing and staying in your pjs all day doesn’t sound like too bad an idea! The days are dark and blustery and all you’re really craving …

The Crêpe Wagon

“I just love when people leave with a smile on their face. It’s all about giving something back!” There are few things in life more alluring than a perfectly golden, buttery, soft French crêpe. Nibble on hot off the griddle crepes smothered in melted Nutella and topped with fresh strawberries and powdered sugar for extra sweetness,…

3 Leaves Blackrock

“It’s the feeling you get when you see the happiness on their face” It’s time to take your mouth on a tour with the king of cuisines! We all know that Indian food is categorically delicious but today a genius chef has given me a fresh perspective on this fare – mouth-wateringly tasty, exciting, exotic…

Nice N Cheesy

So why “Nice N Cheesy”? “Because it makes you smile when you say it!” And on the 8th day, God created the grilled cheese. And it was ridiculously good, so good in fact that if you Google comfort food, you can expect a mouth-watering image of bubbling fromage cascading over crispy bread, caramelising and forming…

Shaka Poké

“The best part about it – working with my best mate!” If you are not yet acquainted with poké  it’s about time you learned what this Hawaiian staple is. Poké (pronounced poh-kay and rhymes with okay) literally means “to cut” in Hawaiian, quite suitable really when you consider that the main element of this trendier…

Sol Burritos

“Back home whenever my friends had a party, I was the cook!” David of Sol Burritos has always been a lover of all things food. “Back home in Hungary, whenever we had a party I was the cook!” In 2006, David decided to leave his office job and make the move to Ireland. While driving…

Shoots and Roots

“The best thing about it – I can dance to my own beat!” “Eat your vegetables!” – everyone remembers that loving phrase iterated by our parents from the very first moment we could hold our own knife and fork. They told us they would make us big and strong and you know what, they had a point!…

Jarek’s Kitchen

“When my brother was watching football with my father, I was cooking in the kitchen with my mother”. Tapas have become a world-renowned cuisine where simplicity and convenience makes for a popular and pleasurable social pastime. The food in tapas is humble and hearty, the ingredients are fresh and the dishes are packed full of flavour. Jarek from Jarek’s…

The Rolling Donut

“Focus on one product and make it great. It’s the key to success. ” Is there anything more tempting than a fresh batch of homemade donuts? There is something to be said about that sweet aroma that stimulates the senses and has you sighing with satisfaction after one breath. The Irish fondness for these deliciously…

Lapa Street Food

“Back home in Sicily, my mother cooked us Bolognese 5 days a week!” The Life of Eliseo Meet Eliseo, owner of Lapa Street Food, formerly known as Pastabox. Eliseo was a chef in southern Italy before moving to Dublin in 2005 to work in Italian restaurants and cafés. After 8 years, his love for traditional Sicilian cuisine encouraged…

Say Fish

“In our house we always had Fish Fridays!” The Life of David Meet David, the Irish native who revolutionised the country’s most beloved culinary combo – fish and chips. David’s food journey began when he was just a kid sitting around the kitchen table with his family. “In our house we always had Fish Fridays!” where…