Roz Crowley

Food, wine and travel journalism

Chocolate, but not as you know it

Shana Wilkie is quite amazing. Importing criollo cocoa beans from small farmers in Peru, toasting and grinding it herself, she ensures Wilkie’s Organic Chocolate is kept as pure as possible. … Continue reading

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Day trip to London

One of the mast charming tea shops in London, and one of the oldest, Maison Bertaux is cramped and quirky, colourful and sometimes noisy. People get talking easily to those on … Continue reading

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California Dreaming of Wine at Chateau Montelena

California Dreaming of Wine at Chateau Montelena.

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California Dreaming of Wine at Chateau Montelena

This article first appeared in different form with three other interviews with winemakers in the Sunday Times 4 May 2014 entitled THE GRAPE ESCAPE. The other three interviews are available … Continue reading

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Pat Neville at Domaine Aonghusa – wines to live for

Pat Neville at Domaine Aonghusa – wines to live for.

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Pat Neville at Domaine Aonghusa – wines to live for

This article first appeared in a different form as part of a longer feature on four winemakers with Irish roots in the Sunday Times 4 May 2014 entitled THE GRAPE … Continue reading

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Dermot Sugrue at Wiston winery, Sussex

This article first appeared in a different form as part of a longer article on four of Ireland’s Winegeese in the Sunday Times 4 May 2014 called THE GRAPE ESCAPE. … Continue reading

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Mark Hix’s Recipe for Success

See my feature on this down to earth, savvy chef at http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/artsfilmtv/the-mark-hix-recipe-for-food-business-success-345622.html. He was fun to interview and I also enjoyed listening to him talk to restaurant critic and former … Continue reading

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Crab Apple Jelly Recipe

The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness isn’t far away so collect jars now to have to hand and forage to make the most delicious jars of jams and jellies … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week 3 Malbec Collio IGT Venegazzu

I love a wine to surprise me. Our expectations of  Malbec have been formed by Argentina, but recently at a tasting by Joe Karwig this one from the Veneto region of Italy … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week Chateau de Fieuzal

It’s a treat to come across a wine which gives pleasure when young and just as much as it ages. A white wine that deepens  and delivers more complex flavors with each … Continue reading

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Idaho Gelato opened today

Wonderful to see a new business opening in Cork. This one is a sister to Idaho café, and is located a door down from it in a space we hardly … Continue reading

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