Lidl’s latest offering: An Iberian Feast with their Sol&Mar range

Lidl have launched a new range of Iberian cuisine, Sol&Mar, that will be available in stores nationwide for a one week promotion from the 21st to 27th July. Dubbed their “Iberian Feast”, the range encapsulates dishes from Spain and Portugal, who are  famous for seafood, as well as using spices that reflect African and New…

“Quacking” good duck: The latest in store at Aldi

Fancy an alternative to chicken? Why not try some duck. Aldi have Silver Hill Aromatic Duck Breast Fillets (€5.00 / 350g), now available across their 108 stores nationwide. Fresh from the Steele family farm in Emyvale, Co. Monaghan, these award-winning duck breast fillets are 100% Irish and fully traceable from farm to fork. The ducks at…

Tips for tasting chocolate on July 7th’s World Chocolate Day

One for the chocoholics of Ireland – July 7th officially marks the day where you can happily gorge yourself on chocolate guilt free, because it’s World Chocolate Day! So whether you love favour white, milk or dark chocolate or prefer the traditional chocolate bar over a rich gooey chocolate brownie – Skelligs chocolate has you…

Gluten and wheat free range now available at Aldi

Aldi have announced a HAS NO… range that includes foods such as cakes, cereals, breads, biscuits and pasta for coeliacs. Specially developed for those with a gluten or wheat intolerance, the range consists of everyday essential groceries and delicious sweet treats. The new range at Aldi includes HAS NO… Gluten & Wheat Free Cornflakes (€1.99 / 350g) and HAS…

Lidl’s Italiamo range is back by popular demand

Lidl have announced that their Italiamo range of Italian food will be back in stores nationwide from Monday, 7th July, while stocks last. From cured meats and stonebaked pizzas, to fresh pasta, classic Italian meatballs and desserts, the new range features quality meats and sliced hams, like Prosciutto Crudo (€1.99), Milano Salami (€2.99) and Mortadella Bologna (€2.49) (Serve with…

Three-quarters of Irish older people are overweight or obese

According to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, three-quarters of Irish older people are overweight or obese – a statistic that worries ARI. Active Retirement Ireland is a national network of over 570 local older people’s clubs comprising more than 24,500 members and last month they launched a campaign to encourage older people to cook for themselves…

Food Works: Ireland’s Entrepreneurs Creating a Recipe for Success

New and innovative food and drink products are soon to be launched by some of Ireland’s most creative entrepreneurs. Participating in Food Works, a training and development programme run by Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc, the new products include dairy-free ice-cream, biodegradable gum, sustainable seafood butter and premium Irish vodka. Food Works was established…