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

Midweek dinners – easy and quick

Try these and let me know how they go. .@RozCrowley1‘s quick & tasty midweek dinners | (GM)

March 27, 2015 · Leave a 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

Streaky rashers tested

This article appeared in the Irish Examiner 26 September and will be available on line soon. I have added in a few which didn’t make the final 8.   Streaky … Continue reading

October 8, 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

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

Pickles a handy preserve

As a new system is being installed in the Irish Examiner, I don’t have a PDF yet for this survey published 20 June 2014. Pickles make for handy summer salads. … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mayonnaise – the creme de la creme

mayo   The obvious application for mayonnaise is salads, but it’s more useful than that. It’s a good substitute for butter, mixed with tomato sauce or fresh tomatoes as a base … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sourdough earns its crust

sourdough   Tasting sourdoughs recently wasn’t a terrible task, but a weighty one. Hold on while I get on the exercise bike… One typo appeared on the Barrons Bakery review. … Continue reading

June 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

French Food and Wine Festival

          Despite the blustery day, with high winds buffeting the marquees, dedicated foodies arrived at this event to sample some delicious food. Organiser Isabelle Sheridan of … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ballymaloe pulls it off

It seemed like an overly-ambitious project to programme so many great speakers into such a short time frame, but the extensive Ballymaloe family and their vast band of helpers pulled … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment