October 9-14 is Irish Cocktail Fest, organised by Great Irish Beverages, with some fantastic events happening both in Dublin and across the country, so on Thursday night we decided to check one out. The Chelsea Drugstore hosted a cocktail bitters masterclass in conjunction with Teeling Whiskey and Off the Cuffe Bitters. Kevin Hurley, Teelings Global …

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I probably should have called this ‘Hey Pesto!’ because technically, pesto isn’t an ingredient. However, I use pesto all the time and in ridiculously large quantities so in my world it might as well be an ingredient! Pesto, especially the really good stuff, can be quite expensive for small amounts, and while making it at …

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…olives! I hate letting food go to waste, and like to use everything in the fridge before it goes off, if I can. This week I found myself with far too many olives in the fridge and not enough time to eat them all, so I decided to make olive tapenade. But of course I …

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… Inspirefest! Last week I had the privilege of attending Inspirefest; a two day arts, design, science and technology conference where some of the world’s most inspiring, intelligent and successful people shared their stories, knowledge and advice with attendees. Much of the discussion centred around the shift from STEM to STEAM: the ‘A’ referring to …

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