Roz Crowley

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Frozen Yogurt – for a treat

http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/…/top–8–frozen–yogurts-tested-449350.html My top 8 choices of frozen yogurt will guide you to what I and tasters found the best from supermarkets this summer. Very glad to see an Irish company come … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pesto – getting better all the time

This survey aims to lead you the the best pestos available, with some ideas for how to use them. The freshest in the shops are always the best, and with … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Iceland warms up food offerings

To read my article on Iceland’s food development and interesting people producing delicious treats in the Sunday Times, see http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/dawning-of-new-northern-lights-3gpw86hvf There wasn’t room for everything I wrote so here is … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Top Turkey This Year

My best ever turkey came this year from East Ferry Farm in Co Cork. Delivered by Fastway, it was also the most efficient operation. I didn’t have to ask for giblets, … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Finger lickin’ Ballylickey

Old friends and new generously sharing their wares today at Ballylickey for West Cork Food Festival. Terrific produce, as ever.

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Parmesan parsed

Just how much we should pay for parmesan? Parmiggiano Reggiano was the topic of my enquiries last week. Whatever we pay, it is often worth it for its full flavour and … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

UCC courses

Funding is possible for courses in UCC on cheese making and icecream production. Follow a long line of successful food manufacturers who have benefited from UCC courses. Worth  exploring. http://www.ucc.ie/en/fitu/courses/shortcourse-icecreamsciencetechnologycourse/

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christmas gifts @ €5. Possible?

Christmas gifts up to €5 Published 4/12/15 Irish Examiner This year the recession is not quite over on this page, and the task set for me was to find delicious … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pesto rave and rant in tomorrow’s Irish Examiner. Who will get the top marks?

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top Easter Eggs 2015 – lots of deliciousness

http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/healthandlife/dietandfitness/top-8-easter-eggs-tested-320634.html Delicious new eggs available fork the adventurous

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Renvyle goes Italian

At this stage most fine diners in ireland know how well chef Tim O’Sullivan can cook. As Head Chef at Renvyle House he lures weekenders with tastes of local foods … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

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