Posts Tagged ‘Tipperary Food Producers’

James Whelan Butchers: Patriotic Food

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

  We share a great deal in common with our nearest neighbour the UK. We don’t think anything of watching British television or reading British magazines and embracing the texts and programmes as our own. We’ll watch cookery programmes, largely presented by British chefs and cooks and we forget we are watching something from another […]

James Whelan Butchers: Citrus Sunshine

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 in Good Food | No Comments »

The weather is strange at present, even by Irish standards. The rain is expected but the yo-yo-ing temperatures are beyond odd. Normally at this time of year the summer clothes are well and truly out, even if the day is slightly grey and overcast, as it is usually mild. Despite the longer, brighter evenings there […]

James Whelan Butchers: Baking Confidence

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

  I had an absolutely filthy thought recently. It was mid afternoon and I was working on some very boring paperwork in the office when suddenly, out of nowhere, a soft, slightly warm and moist fat scone slathered with real butter, juicy raspberry jam with a generous dollop of cream sauntered nonchalantly into my thoughts. […]

James Whelan Butchers: It’s A Good Year So Far

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  I have a funny feeling this is going to be my kind of year! I love 2012 already even though it is still but a pup.  My excitement is twofold; first of all Tipperary is starting the year with an award, and a food award at that!  Oh yes, in case you haven’t heard […]

James Whelan Butchers: Buy Local – It makes perfect Christmas sense

Monday, December 19th, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  In the wake of the most recent slash and burn budget, Wednesday night last at the Clonmel Park Hotel emerged like a glorious abundant mirage in a parched gloom and doom dessert. All thoughts of frugality and austerity were forgotten for a few hours as the stands of the Tipperary Food Producers Network overflowed […]

James Whelan Butchers: Yoghurt, Apricot and Pistachio Pots

Friday, December 16th, 2011 in Recipes, Side Dishes | No Comments »

“These yoghurt pots have a taste of the Middle East, and though they’re deliciously sweet, they also manage to tick the healthy box. A lovely light dessert, they’re also perfect for breakfast”. – Rachel Allen Yoghurt Apricot and Pistachio Pots – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 250g (9oz) dried apricots, halved 200ml (7fl oz) freshly squeezed […]

James Whelan Butchers: Food Extravaganza 2011 with Rachel Allen

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 in Occasions, Press | No Comments »

Celebrity chef, Rachel Allen, to put her tasty twist on Tipperary Food this Christmas Top TV cook, Rachel Allen, will be making a special “Trip to Tipp” next month to host a Tipperary Food Producers Christmas Cookery Extravaganza. Up to 500 foodies are expected at the Clonmel Park Hotel on December 7th to see the […]

James Whelan Butchers: The Humble Spud

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  I received a glorious gift of fresh carrots from a friend’s garden last weekend and decided to make carrot and coriander soup. Once October hits I love making fresh soups for these cooler days and I always feel very smug indulging in something so irresistibly tasty, safe in the knowledge that it is so […]

Meet Pat Whelan, the Butcher from Clonmel

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 in Good Food | No Comments »

Pat Whelan is a member of a dwindling brotherhood, independent butchers. In the 21st century world of supermarkets, it’s getting increasingly hard to find these food artisans who thrived in a bygone era when people  moved away from farms and no longer raised their own meat. His shop, James Whelan Butchers, in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland, […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beacon of Light for All Small Food Producers

Friday, September 16th, 2011 in Good Food | No Comments »

Yesterday, I was delighted to attend the official opening of the Cashel Blue Dairy at Beechmount Farm, Fethard, Co. Tipperary opened by Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food. It was an amazing event and what was more amazing as I travelled through the lush pastures of Tipperary hidden behind mature beech trees on a […]

James Whelan Butchers: Tipperary Food Producers Long Table Dinner a sell-out success

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 in Good Food | No Comments »

Mouth-watering Tipperary Food Producers Long Table Dinner a sell-out success THE FOUNDER of the Grow It Yourself (GIY) network, Michael Kelly, has urged consumers to grow their own food and support local producers in order to transform the food chain and “bring some common sense” back into our relationship with what we eat. He told 300 […]

Pat Whelan Introduces the Long Table Dinner 2011 on TV3

Friday, August 26th, 2011 in Press | No Comments »

Pat Whelan introduces the Long Table Dinner 2011 and some of the Tipperary Food Producers on TV3’s Morning Show. Publish Date: 24 August, 2011 View: Full Episode Online We hope you enjoyed reading this post by Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers. Pat is a 5th generation butcher, cook book author and the director of […]