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# Chef

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Patrick's Day Fare: Pastry chef Caitlin Lopes shares choux bun and lemon meringue recipes
Caitlin Lopes, pastry chef at the Grand Central Hotel in Belfast shares some delicious sweet treat recipes.
The Good Life: Clodagh McKenna shares recipes and tales from her country home
The renowned chef tells how 2020 has brought some changes to how she lives her life, but she’s missing her family in Ireland.
No turkey for Christmas dinner? Here's a vegan recipe from the head chef at Cornucopia
No animal products? No problem. A recipe for celeriac strudels with portobello mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes.
Firm ordered to pay €30,000 to woman after chef 'sexually harassed her and pinched her bottom'
The company provides catering services at the offices of a government department.
# Bia
Which Irish Celeb Chef Are You?
Time to find out.
# Kitchen Nightmare
Chef, sacked after threatening porter who called him a motherf**er, awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal
The Workplace Relations Commission has found that the man was unfairly dismissed.
# Clare Smyth
Northern Irish chef scoops best female chef in the world award
Clare Smyth was awarded the honour during the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Have you ever told a restaurant you have a food allergy when you don't?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Health complications
'It's very serious... you could die': Kevin Dundon describes his major health scare after routine surgery
Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon developed two pulmonary embolisms after a medical procedure.
# demons and souls
First Dates star admits bombarding chef Dylan McGrath with disturbing messages
Daphney Sanasie, a model from South Africa, has pleaded guilty to harassing McGrath in 2015.
# Dublin
Chef awarded €7k after getting electric shock from panini machine
The incident happened at a hotel in 2013.
# saturday kitchen
Saturday Kitchen viewers have completely fallen in love with our Donal Skehan
The chef was guest host on the latest episode of the BBC cooking show, and people were HERE FOR IT.
# Switzerland
Chef from 'world's best restaurant' found dead at his home
Benoit Violier died in an apparent suicide.
# unnecessary journeys
A Kilkenny chef and his umbrella delivered the best live reports from Storm Frank last night
Step aside, Teresa Mannion.
# winner
Irish restaurant and chef of the year announced...
A best restaurant and chef was selected for each province.
This is what it takes to become a chef in Ireland today
There’s a shortage of chefs in Ireland at present, and people who have an inherent passion for food as a vocation are urgently needed writes Patrick Flanagan.
# sponsored
Kitchen hacks: 6 of the easiest tricks to save time in the kitchen
Less time cooking, more time eating.
# kitchen crisis
There's a massive shortage of chefs in Ireland
Restaurant owners say 5,000 additional trainee chefs are needed each year.
# drink time
This Irish cook has been mixing it up 'like a pro' as part of the Jamie Oliver empire
Cold brew coffee made with kitchen paper, anyone? How about a knockout G&T?
# England
Three men arrested over murder of missing chef
Claudia Lawrence has been missing since 2009.
# masterchef
This chef can do unspeakably cool things with a knife and a carrot
# red diamonds
Watch: How 'a girl's best friend' and 'nature's sting' can spice up your Valentine's dinner...
These ruby red ingredients will get your heart “beating like a bodhrán”…
# spice it up
8 essential kitchen ingredients for amateur cooks
Not exactly Gordon Ramsay in the kitchen? Help is at hand.
# christmas kindness
Homeless pregnant woman and six children to be hosted at chef's home for Christmas
Generous unemployed chef had made the offer on last week to cook Christmas dinner for a homeless family.
# Good Samaritan
This chef is offering up his home and dinner to a family in need at Christmas
The 41-year-old from Dublin has been unemployed for the last two years after a heart attack forced him to give up his job as a professional chef.
# woos-teh-sher sauce
Italian chef makes an absolute hames of pronouncing 'Worcestershire sauce'
Can anyone successfully pronounce it on the first go, though?
# firstworldproblems
Students invent ingenious way to avoid nasty ketchup-bottle juice
At last, our love has come along.
TV chef Clarissa Dickson Wright has died aged 66
The chef became famous as one part of the cooking duo Two Fat Ladies.
# grow up
Swedish TV keeps calling Irish chef a "kock"
# change the password
Disgruntled chef stands by his tweets from company account venting about getting fired
The pub landlord is also standing by his decision.
# Nigella Lawson
Nigella admits having used cocaine twice, says addict claims “ridiculous”
She told a court that her her ex-husband Charles Saatchi had tried to “destroy her” by making false allegations about her use of the drug
# Court Case
Charles Saatchi 'has no proof' Nigella Lawson took drugs
Charles Saatchi appeared in court today to give evidence in the trial of sisters Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo.
# not pukka
The 8 most inspired responses to #AskJamieOliver
He’s not the most popular TV chef after his comments about poverty.
# Bon Appetit
Your complete cheat sheet for winning Masterchef Ireland
Foam, smears, and tiny tiny bits of food. All you need to know.
Column: No behaviour that degrades women can be dismissed as ‘just a domestic’
Putting the abuser back in the picture is what we should strive towards, says Margaret Martin, who says society focuses attention and responsibility on the victims of domestic violence rather than the perpetrators.
# Bon Appetit
7 reasons why we fail miserably at Jamie's 30 Minute Meals
Does anyone have the number of a good takeaway?
Is Galway the top spot for Ireland's sandwiches?
A Galway bar has won an award for its cajun chicken sandwich – and a Galway café came second with its culinary creation.
Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important
It’s not easy to get everyone together – and making awkward conversation with your fourth cousin is a small price to pay, writes Jordan Bourke.
# Spoiler Alert
'I've cut the top of my finger off' - last night's Masterchef Ireland in pictures
And now we’re starving…
# Kim Jong-un
North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef
The chef, who is believed to have worked for Kim Jong-Il before his death, is one of the few people to publicly speak out about meeting Kim Jong Un and his new wife.