Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music

Top Easter Eggs 2015 – lots of deliciousness Delicious new eggs available fork the adventurous

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Renvyle goes Italian

At this stage most fine diners in ireland know how well chef Tim O’Sullivan can cook. As Head Chef at Renvyle House he lures weekenders with tastes of local foods … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fancy Salty Crisps?

crisp survey A look here at salt-flavoured crisps at a wide range of prices. They have less additives than crisps with other flavours so are often gluten-free. Many flavours need … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tomato ketchup. Is there any difference in brands?

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crisps tested. Is your favourite here?

September 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Extra coffee please

Watch for my coffee survey tomorrow Friday 12 September in which we tasted more coffees that I could fit on the page. Having tasted extensively, these ones didn’t make tasters’ top 8. … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Good line-up for Irish craft beer festival

Plenty of craft ciders as well as craft beers in Ireland should make for a good weekend 4-7 September in Dublin. I’m glad to see that interesting food is becoming … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ice Ice Baby – ice-cream survey

This article appeared in the Irish Examiner on  4 July 2014 ICE, ICE BABY Finding a nice iced treat was an easy task this year. Terrific flavours, in all shapes and … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Great chocolate treats on offer in Ireland for Easter

Easter egg survey 110414 Chocolate available in Ireland seems to get better and better as consumers increasingly appreciate the best. My survey in today’s Irish Examiner is just a small sample of … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

New service from Good Food Ireland

Good Food Ireland has launched its new online resource in the UK to help visitors book visits on line to include trips to great food producers such as Burren, Ummera and Connemara, Irish Piemontese Beef, … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Read my piece on people who beat the recession with new careers

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bradleys supermarket Cork for treats

While Bradleys supermarket in North Main Street, Cork has been importing interesting food stuffs for ten years to supplement its wide range of wines (and other basics), I hadn’t really … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment