Wine & Dine

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Oyster Mania!

    It’s that time of year again! We’re all very excited about the upcoming Galway and Clarenbridge Oyster Festivals this month. For all the details of these glamorous events, pick up a copy of our September issue, on shelves NOW!

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Forever Eva, The Crusading Doctor Weightloss

She’s known as the medical doctor who is determined to help Ireland shift the excess pounds but now, leaving television show Operation Transformation after six years, Dr Eva Orsmond is continuing on her mission to keep our weight in check. With the release of her new book, Gráinne McMahon catches up with the straight talking […]


Delicatessen Delight

Like Lilly Higgins, many home cooks have dreamed of owning their own little café. These fresh and simple recipes are intended for just that, but also fit nicely into family life, with all its busy hustle and bustle. Taken from her new cookbook, Dream Deli, they are sure to inspire some café culture in your […]


Oyster Festival Season Kicks Off!

The Oyster season is almost upon us, that not only means sampling this delicious delicacy that has become synonymous with Clarenbridge throughout the ‘Oyster’ months, but confirmation that the countdown is officially on to one of Galway’s most anticipated annual festivals, the Clarenbridge Oyster Festival 2013 ! The 59 year old festival has recently produced […]

Asian Crusted Salmon

Food for Friends

Staying in is the new going out! Check out the September issue of GALWAYnow Magazine for delicious recipes from TV chef Edward Hayden’s new cookbook Food for Friends. Edward shows that cooking for family and friends does not have to be a chore or a challenge!

Prawn Bloody Mary

Super Seafood

We should be eating more fish! Doctors and nutritionists recommend eating at least 150 grams of fish per week to make sure we are getting enough of the omega-3 fatty acids. The benefit of eating fish is that it can help lower the risk of heart disease, helps boost those brain cells in the young […]


Galway Comfort Food

  Get set for winter with these gorgeous recipes from the Ard Bia Cookbook, one of Galway’s foodie havens. The book concentrates on local ingredients but with a special twist. Galway sourced artisan products are paired with new Middle Eastern flavours to create a family friendly go to manual for all your kitchen needs.Written by Aoibheann […]

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An Autumn Pudding Bursting With Fruit

This month Galway chef Liz Nolan brings us some delicious vegetarian recipes… Autumn pudding with blackberries, apples and almonds is a very simple and nutritious dessert. The almond topping has a lovely dense texture and Liz uses cooking apples because she says the flavour is so much better for this dish than eating apples. Make this […]

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An Alternative Pancake Recipe

An alternative pancake recipe from Saba Kai Yad Sai Pancake Tuesday is around the corner and this alternative recipe from Saba makes the perfect savoury pancakes for two. The recipe below gives you the expertise to cook at home or indeed you can drop into Saba and treat yourself to the expert’s version for just […]

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Mincemeat Treats by Emma Lewis

Try a new take on classic mince pies at your Christmas party this year. Guests will love them with a glass of mulled wine or try serving with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream for a festive pudding. Makes: 16 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients: 75g low-fat margarine spread 3 Granny […]