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Once more on the war path to get us to take back control of what we eat, Darina recalls George Orwell’s prophetic words in 'The Road to Wigan Pier' (1937), "... we may find in the long run that tinned /processed food is a deadlier weapon than the machine gun".
This month Darina talks about one of the hottest 'new' trends in food for the past few years - fermenting. And - as it is also one of the healthiest trends, and can help us all to take back power over our food choices - it's a great topic for the New Year
This month Darina celebrates not only Christmas but also the game season - and wider retail availability of game in Ireland - with an introduction to her favourite new book on game, which would make a great Christmas present for an adventurous cook.
This month Darina talks about an important topic that's on every parent's mind at the beginning of a new school year - school lunches
This month Darina considers something that many of us are likely to be thinking about at this time of year - Family Reunions. Nowadays, in our crazily busy lives, years can flash by in a hectic blur. Suddenly we realise that we haven’t seen or sometimes heard from favourite cousins or even aunts and uncles for years.
What is it about a school excursion that makes us all revert back to our carefree childhood temperament? asks Darina, as she recounts the fun she and her 12 Week Certificate course students had on their latest fact finding field trip
This month Darina talks about the pleasures - and rewards - of foraging. You’ll find lots more foraging information and recipes in her wonderful book Forgotten Skills of Cooking (Kyle Cathie).
This month Darina talks about one of the West of Ireland’s biggest food heroes, JP McMahon. The larger than life author of ‘Cava Bodega Tapas, A Taste of Spain in Ireland’ is a speaker at this year’s Kerrygold Ballymaloe Lifest LitFest (15-17 May 2015)
This month Darina considers our food history, and the many fascinating old recipes that have been discovered in ‘manuscript cookbooks’ - maybe you have some tucked away in a copy book somewhere too!