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Irish Black Pudding, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland

As the women of the small farmhouses of an Ireland of long ago created black pudding in their kitchens, using the by products of a home reared pig, they could never have known they were creating a traditional food that would win awards. This humble pudding made from pork fat and blood and sometimes oatmeal or barley, was originally made to sell at local markets, to supplement the income of the farm. It also fed the family as part of a traditional breakfast with home produced rashers and sausages.

Ruth Healy, Urru Culinary Store

When you walk into a food and hospitality business, have you ever wondered what a day in the life of the owner of the business must look like? Being in the food game is no ordinary job. It’s a vocation for most, and you have to love it to be in it. So we decided to ask our dedicated members how things work in a demanding job where the clock never stops.

Shortcross Gin, Northern Ireland, Irish Food & Drink, Good Food Ireland

The international award-winning Shortcross Gin distilled at Rademon Estate Distillery, Co Down is celebrating 5 years of foraging, bottling and hand crafting their premium spirit. 

Chris Molloy - The Lemon Tree Restaurant

Chris Molloy, is a Chef at his family restaurant, The Lemon Tree in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. This unique hands-on touch and personal attention adds a special experience to the offering of good local food. Chris works alongside his two brother Gary and Thomas in the kitchen and his sisters Linda and Trudy front of house. This really is a Good Food Ireland Experience not to be missed!

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