Ireland

Salad on the Windowsill & Other News – In this week's food writing round-up: the pleasures of urban gardening, Chinese food in the Mexico-US borderlands, and a different view of tripe

The Gannet Q&A: Darina Allen – The Irish food writer & teacher on an extraordinary restaurant in Mexico, her biggest food extravagance and the worst thing she's ever eaten

Adventures In Vegetables – The revered Irish chef Denis Cotter on the challenges of setting up a vegetarian restaurant, the freedoms of meat-free cooking, and how his food has become less "shouty" with age

Clovis & Fingal Ferguson – The food producers at Gubbeen show us around their extraordinary farm (taking in a biodynamic garden, a knife workshop and a smokehouse) and blowtorch a pork belly for lunch

Inside Clovis & Fingal Ferguson’s Kitchen – The food producers at Gubbeen on a rule-breaking kombucha, a simple everyday knife sharpener and a cookbook with wonderful combinations

Clovis & Fingal Ferguson’s Cork Address Book – The food producers at Gubbeen recommend a fantastic Japanese restaurant, their favourite local pub and one of the best farmers’ markets in Ireland

Paul Flynn – The chef at the Tannery makes a brilliantly simple chowder at home and explains how he went from fine dining in London to cooking good, unfussy food in the Irish countryside

Bacon & Butter Bean Chowder – “This is a very simple recipe and you can add extra things to it if you want: plaice or mussels would work very nicely. The most important thing is to

Paul Flynn’s South of Ireland Address Book – The chef at the Tannery recommends a great Cork institution, a Japanese restaurant where he lets the kitchen decide his order and a new fish shop he’s very excited about

Inside Paul Flynn’s Kitchen – The renowned Irish chef picks out a gorgeous Wicklow cider, the one useful gadget in his kitchen and some books by “the greatest cook in the world”

Inside Justin & Jenny Green’s Kitchen – The owners of Ballyvolane House in Co Cork on great Irish cookbooks, handmade oak chopping boards and their favourite tonic water

Justin & Jenny Green’s Cork Address Book – The owners of Ballyvolane House on a favourite Japanese noodle joint, a phenomenal food market and “the best restaurant in Cork city”

Justin and Jenny Green – Ballyvolane is a very singular country house hotel in the south of Ireland. The owners show us around their gin distillery and make lunch and cocktails with homegrown ingredients

Poached Egg on Toast with Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce – “This is a very simple but very lovely supper. It’s really important that your eggs are fresh – they hold together better – and it’s better if they’re at room

Rhubarb Martini – “You don’t need any extra garnishes with this cocktail, it just works. It’s very simple, so easy to make. We serve poached rhubarb with breakfast and save the syrup, otherwise

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