Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music

Dingle Dinners. And drinks

Dingle Dinners Compiled and edited by Trevis L. Gleason. Hardback €24.99 Collins Press A compilation of recipes from chefs and food producers in the Dingle area of Kerry, this is … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

The chips are not down in West Cork Burger

It’s not easy to find a good burger these days. Plenty of diners have them, but they are often (not always) over-processed, rubbery and/or tasteless. What a relief, then, to … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tuna handy and often healthy

See my survey of tuna tested recently at…/top–8-takeaway-tunas-tested-452508. html. It’s difficult to know exactly where our tuna comes from so I had to delve deep for this survey. Sally … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Frozen Yogurt – for a treat…/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

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 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. Advertisements

June 12, 2016 · 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

Eats Shoots and Leaves and a few berries

From July’s article in the Irish Examiner. Each season brings its own bounty.…/foraging-for-food-leads-to-some-tasty-treats- 343967.html Advertisements

November 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Who Cuts the Best Mustard? Survey

This survey appeared in the Irish Examiner Friday 14 August 2015. Tell me what I missed!…/top-8-mustards-tested-348074.html Advertisements

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mark Hix’s Recipe for Success

See my feature on this down to earth, savvy chef at He was fun to interview and I also enjoyed listening to him talk to restaurant critic and former … Continue reading

August 2, 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