LEARN FROM THE BEST
IN BLOOM: WHAT’S IN SEASON THIS SPRING
Here’s a taster of the produce that will be in season this spring and at its best in the next few months, and the perfect dishes to create with it.
MEET THE CHEF: JOHN RELIHAN
Accomplished chef and Irish food champion John Relihan turned a childhood love of food into a lucrative career through sheer hard work, determination, and a bit of help from his pal Jamie Oliver.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF FARMER JANE SHACKLETON
We caught up with Jane about life on the Lakeview Organic Farm in County Cavan, Ireland.
MEALS FOR TWO
We’ve gathered together some ideas and inspiration to encourage your creativity in the kitchen and enable you to impress the special someone in your life all year round!
BRIGHTEN UP THE WINTER MONTHS
Brighten up the winter months and stick to your new year’s resolutions with these colourful steak salads.
ESSENTIAL FOODIE APPS
Discover our essential foodie apps. If you are looking for new experiences and culinary encounters this year, finding the perfect app can be instrumental in helping you along the way.
THE YEAR OF BEEF ENCOUNTERS
Beef is undoubtedly the most diverse meat on the market. This year, we want to celebrate this diversity and encourage brand new beef experiences, making 2017 the year of beef encounters.
HAD ENOUGH OF FIGGY PUDDING?
It may be a dish that dates back to Medieval England, but for many, the boozy, fruit-filled Christmas pudding is a dessert that is hard to get excited about.
BE ORIGINAL THIS CHRISTMAS DAY
Don’t get us wrong, we love the tradition and ritual of the annual Christmas feast, but that doesn’t mean we can’t (literally) put some other options on the table…
FOOD LOVERS GIFT GUIDE
Browse our guide for gifts that will show the foodies in your life that you care this Christmas.
IRISH BEEF’S SEASON OF BIG FLAVOUR
To celebrate this bountiful time of year, we are highlighting the herbs, spices and other popular pairings that maximise on beef’s beautiful flavour.
THE SEASON OF SLOW COOKING
Succulent meat, bursting with flavour that you can prep in the morning and eat as soon as you get home. Who doesn’t love slow cooking?
SUMMER RECIPE COMPILATION
Here’s a range of recipes that will see you through to the end of summer; perfect for hosting al fresco meals and attempting new dishes…
MARINADES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Maxmise on flavour and truly make the most of your steak by trying out one of these marinades, taking inspiration from global cuisine.
Discover hints and tips from our expert chefs and watch them as they guide you through recreating their mouth-watering Irish beef recipes.
DISCOVER THE NECK, CHUCK & SHOULDER CUTS
We delve into the detail of how to prepare and cook these cuts, plus some delicious recipes to try
FIND OUT ABOUT PAT WHELAN
We talk to Great Taste Award winner Pat Whelan about why Irish Beef is such a world-class product.
INGREDIENTS FOR THE PERFECT PIE
From what pastry to use, to how-to thicken gravy discover all our hints and tips to perfecting your delicious home-made.
From the basic to the most lavish Christmas crackers you can buy
Read our 2015 roundup of some of the best Christmas crackers that are available to buy. From the very humble to the ludicrously pricey, it’s all covered here.
5 of the best Christmas Canapés to get tongues wagging
Gone are the days of cocktail sausages and lukewarm sausage rolls, read on for a series of wonderful winter recipes that will prove irresistible to your guests.
Hark the Golden Roast Potato!
Our guide can help you turn your festive feast into something fantastical What’s more, cooking the perfect roast potato doesn’t have to be a nightmare before Christmas. We’ll help you make the prep run smoothly so you have time to pull a few crackers!
Spectacular Spice – Everything you need to know about chillies
With the cold winter nights well and truly here, our need for warming, interesting dishes hit critical mass. Read on for everything you need to know on cooking with and growing your own chillies!
Palate perfection – perfect food and drink pairings
Selecting the perfect drink to pair with your Irish beef can take your meal to the next level. Whether you’re a wine lover, beer drinker, or prefer something non-alcoholic, we have some great recommendations to try.
Kitchen kit: some of 2015’s must-have utensils
Welcome to the first in a regular series where we take a closer look at some of this seasons must-have utensils and electronics for the budding foodie. This collection is sure to take your dinner party food to a whole new level and will leave your guests envious of your cooking prowess.
While the smell of burning charcoal may traditionally be the domain of the summer BBQ months, an unseasonably mild autumn has opened up the rare opportunity for one the more unusual cooking scenarios – an autumn BBQ.
Discover hints and tips for the different ways of cooking your favorite cuts of beef, from which cut is best for a particular method, to how long to cook it for.
Legend has it that marinating originated in Japan in the 14th century, where soy sauce was used as a simple glaze on various meats. However much of what we now know as marinade can trace its origin to the United States.
To skewer or not to skewer
It may be one of the most inelegant, unsophisticated ways of eating, but there is something wonderfully joyous and childlike about eating beautifully barbecued, piping hot Irish beef straight from the skewer.
BBQ & As
As with any al fresco cooking experience, there are a few things to watch out for. Explore our BBQ hints and tips ensure you stay you on the right track.