Posts Tagged ‘Tipperary’

Tipperary Food Producers Hosted Great Taste Awards Judging

Friday, May 6th, 2016 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

  It was a feast for the senses as Tipperary Food Producers hosted Great Taste Awards judging for the first time.   The spirit of meitheal was alive and well in Tipperary this week as the Tipperary Food Producers Network welcomed the Guild of Fine Food and a host of Irish and international judges for […]

Great Taste Awards come to Tipp

Monday, April 4th, 2016 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

Great Taste Awards come to Tipp – international judges hosted for a series of special events by Tipperary Food Producers Network Tipperary Food Producers is a community of businesses working in the food and beverage sector in County Tipperary whose objective is to represent, promote and showcase the very best of Tipperary food. An organisation […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Taste of the South

Monday, October 1st, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

The other day a request came across my desk inviting me to speak to a group of potential start up business about running a food business. One of the headings they asked me to speak on was, “How to keep the offering fresh”. This had nothing to do with shelf life or meat refrigeration. It […]

James Whelan Butchers: A Cheesy Feeling

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

We’ve come along way since those before us fell in love with the individually wrapped easy single, way back in the mists of time. We weren’t exactly the greatest country for cheese before then; a little Calvita cheddar perhaps, a chunk of stilton with a glass of port for the sophisticated and a little foil […]

James Whelan Butchers: Gastro Pub At Home

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  ‘Gastropub’, a word that would give you the idea that it is an establishment that is a pub but should you also want to eat, then the food is going to be above average. It should always prove to be a good gastronomic experience and not just an astronomic one when it comes to […]

James Whelan Butchers: Cooking with Adam Perry Lang on the Big Green Egg

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | 1 Comment »

Recently, I was delighted to host Adam Perry Lang, who came to spend some time with me after first meeting him a year ago while on an official visit to Ireland. His passion for beef is unparalleled and the respect he shows to the artisan production of beef is to be celebrated. In his latest […]

James Whelan Butchers: Planning the Difference

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 in Good Food | No Comments »

While much of what I learned in school is buried deep in the mind’s recesses, probably never to see the light of day again, I still frequently go back to a saying by one of my teachers; “Proper planning prevents poor performance”.  He would refer to it as the 5 Ps.  Leaving aside the clever […]

James Whelan Butchers: Tipperary Tapas

Friday, August 26th, 2011 in Foodie Articles | No Comments »

  I’m always interested in how food trends spread around the world and how we adopt and adapt other country’s traditions. For some reason Tapas have registered on my radar several times over the past few weeks. Perhaps it’s just the summer and people looking to warmer countries for inspiration. So what is ‘tapas’ and […]