Irish Artisans hit New York

FarePlate NYC

We’re on the countdown now to one of the biggest days in the Irish calendar – St Patrick’s Day and with the growing demand for Irish artisan food across the US, food events like these are popping up across the country. We’re delighted to be associated with Fare Plate in NYC. We’re one of the … Read more…

5 amazing facts you never knew about Irish food!

Ireland is now home to over 5 vineyards When you think of wine, you may think of France, Italy and Spain, or even New World vineyards in Australia, Chile or the US. Rarely does Irish wine enter the conversation. Yet our involvement with the grape goes back 16 centuries and its expertise has guided the … Read more…

Galway Food Festival celebrates 100 Years of Food

Galway is the place to be this Easter weekend. Galway Food Festival returns from March 24th-28th and the theme this year coincides with the Easter Rising Centenary Programme. The festival will be a celebration of 100 Years of Irish Food.   Draft plans include an extended food trail, cookery demonstrations at the Druid Theatre and … Read more…

Five Food Trends for 2016

Clean eating. This one is not going away. We are more conscious than ever of the effect food has on our health. The biggest-selling cookbooks these days are chock-full of recipes with quinoa, freekeh, avocados and raw vegetables. Less meat in our diets. Too much red meat is bad for us. We know this. Generations … Read more…

The Foods of Athenry philosophy

  There is an amazing range of baked goodies from the Lawless family who own The Foods of Athenry. Our particular favourites at the moment are their Cranberry and Hazelnut Gourmet Sodabread Toasts- SO good with goats’ cheese and chutney. They are crunchy but the addition of buttermilk means they manage to retain some moisture … Read more…

What’s in our first Flavor Box

Irish Artisan Food Products

We have deliberated long and hard over what is in our first Flavor Box. There is just SO much to choose from. These are the final seven which made the grade. Order yours now at www.irishtasteclub.com and do let us know what you think. We love feedback. Our producers do too.   WILD About Nettle … Read more…

The Irish Food Awards

It’s been one of the most important times in the year for Irish food producers. The Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards were held at the Dingle Food Festival in Kerry on the first weekend in October. The pretty town was thronged with stalls and displays for the thousands of foodies who descend on it. … Read more…

What’s next for Harnett’s Oils?

Harnett’s Oils will feature in our Flavor Boxes. They’re famous for their award-winning Rapeseed and Hemp which is grown and produced on their land in Waringstown. We had a Q + A with Jane Harnett as she was busy bottling the new season’s ranges.   ITC: Which is your most popular oil and why? Jane: … Read more…