Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music

Greta’s great herb book

Greta’s Herbs  – Greta McCarthy O’Brien A specialist herb grower on the Dingle peninsula, Greta McCarthy O’Brien packages her experience well in this helpful book on the growing, harvesting and … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · 1 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

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

Easter Eggs 2017 – a good haul

For my top finds this year see…/top-8-easter–eggs-tested-447126.html Advertisements

April 13, 2017 · 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

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

Snacks for Kids – Of Any Value?

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December 11, 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

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


April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Korma in a tub. Survey finds some good ones

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February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Take Proper Stock

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February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment