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Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?
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Quiz: Can you name these fruits and vegetables?

Apr 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 73,963 Views 21 Comments

You can’t live off Easter eggs forever, you know.

From the Garden: Eat your (locally grown) vegetables this Christmas
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From the Garden: Eat your (locally grown) vegetables this Christmas

Dec 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 10,566 Views 11 Comments

There is always a price to cheap food, writes Michael Kelly.

From the Garden: The debate about sustainable foods is getting louder... I've even found myself shouting at the TV recently
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From the Garden: The debate about sustainable foods is getting louder... I've even found myself shouting at the TV recently

Nov 23rd 2019, 1:00 PM 19,711 Views 17 Comments

This week’s gardening column features tips for growing your own herbs and a recipe for root veg pie.

From the Garden: Making the most of polytunnel growing this winter
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From the Garden: Making the most of polytunnel growing this winter

Nov 16th 2019, 1:00 PM 24,282 Views 1 Comment

I feel blessed to have so much delicious, nutritious food to hand, writes Michael Kelly.

From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables
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From the Garden: What to do when you have an abundance of vegetables

Aug 17th 2019, 1:00 PM 13,100 Views 7 Comments

Large amounts of veg can be used up and kept for later in many ways.

From the garden: 'When buying veg, always seek out Irish vegetables and try to avoid price promotions'
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From the garden: 'When buying veg, always seek out Irish vegetables and try to avoid price promotions'

Nov 3rd 2018, 9:30 AM 18,429 Views 23 Comments

In 15 years more than half of Irish field vegetable growers have stopped production, writes Michael Kelly.

From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home
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From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home

Oct 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 8,384 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how to make sure you always have some homemade healthy kimchi to hand.

From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch
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From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch

Sep 29th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,214 Views 19 Comments

Tomatoes are a vegetable that can be preserved in many ways – they can be used in jams, jellies, relishes and chutneys, writes Michael Kelly.

From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with no-nonsense ingredients
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From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with no-nonsense ingredients

Sep 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 13,090 Views 3 Comments

Michael Kelly from GIY talks us through how to store chillies, and also how to make a delicious warming soup.

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one
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A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

Feb 27th 2018, 6:03 AM 12,489 Views 15 Comments

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

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Bad weather is making the price of some vegetables soar

Feb 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,317 Views 25 Comments

The issue has hit some Irish supermarkets.

Want a salad for lunch? There's a lettuce shortage
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Want a salad for lunch? There's a lettuce shortage

Feb 3rd 2017, 11:43 AM 14,732 Views 36 Comments

Some supermarkets in the UK are limiting the amount of produce customers can buy.

There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way
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There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way

Feb 3rd 2017, 10:40 AM 24,593 Views 43 Comments

The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.

Kohlrabi is becoming a popular veg and it's tasty either cooked or raw
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Kohlrabi is becoming a popular veg and it's tasty either cooked or raw

Mar 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 541 Views 21 Comments

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk kohlrabi .

Carrots are the classic stock pot vegetable and full of vitamin A
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Carrots are the classic stock pot vegetable and full of vitamin A

Mar 5th 2016, 12:00 PM 273 Views 8 Comments

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk carrots.

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them
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Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Feb 6th 2016, 10:30 AM 38,240 Views 47 Comments

Humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favourite fruits and vegetables for millennia.

Here are three leftover turkey recipes to restore family cohesion
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Here are three leftover turkey recipes to restore family cohesion

Dec 26th 2015, 11:59 AM 15,004 Views 12 Comments

Omelettes, soup and stir fries are good ways to get the most out of the leftover Christmas dinner.

This guy spent $1500 and six months making a sandwich from scratch
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This guy spent $1500 and six months making a sandwich from scratch

Sep 17th 2015, 10:34 PM 22,319 Views 26 Comments

And it wasn’t even that tasty.

11 things every kid dreaded about eating another Irish mammy's dinner
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11 things every kid dreaded about eating another Irish mammy's dinner

Jul 21st 2015, 9:30 PM 11,410 Views 10 Comments

The dinner smell. THE DINNER SMELL.

Want to grow your own food? Then, trust me, get some decent tools
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Want to grow your own food? Then, trust me, get some decent tools

Jul 11th 2015, 12:00 PM 111 Views 10 Comments

As a novice grower you aren’t always convinced of it, but I’ve learned a thing or two about the importance of good gardening tools.

7 food signs that are cruelty to vegetarians
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7 food signs that are cruelty to vegetarians

Jul 11th 2015, 10:40 AM 5,737 Views 5 Comments

Leave the veggies alone!

10 awkward moments every vegetarian has experienced
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10 awkward moments every vegetarian has experienced

Jun 15th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,887 Views 5 Comments

“Any vegetarian option? No? Right.”

Perfect for a picnic on a summer's day – my trick for growing sweet, delicious tomatoes
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Perfect for a picnic on a summer's day – my trick for growing sweet, delicious tomatoes

Jun 14th 2015, 6:50 PM 593 Views 1 Comment

Tomatoes can be tricky to grow, but they’re well worth the effort.

Plucky Parsnips: How to grow this versatile crop (plus other tips for May)
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Plucky Parsnips: How to grow this versatile crop (plus other tips for May)

May 2nd 2015, 12:00 PM 511 Views 11 Comments

Most parsnip seed packets will tell you to sow them in February– don’t do it! Far better to leave it until now.

Two Irish community gardens to whet the appetite for growing
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Two Irish community gardens to whet the appetite for growing

Apr 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 287 Views 5 Comments

Children learn at the grass roots (sorry!) in these little oases of calm and fruitfulness.

Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow
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Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow

Apr 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 865 Views 26 Comments

Beetroot, why do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

Beautiful weather? Get out and spend some time in the vegetable patch
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Beautiful weather? Get out and spend some time in the vegetable patch

Apr 13th 2015, 9:00 AM 72 Views 10 Comments

This week’s tips for Grow It Yourself-ers: onions, shallots and sowing peas.

Kerry people love cucumbers ... What's your county's favourite veg?
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Kerry people love cucumbers ... What's your county's favourite veg?

Mar 26th 2015, 9:38 PM 33,303 Views 49 Comments

Dubliners, meanwhile, plumpfor kale and avocado (fancy).

Crying pregnant lady's worst fears come true
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Crying pregnant lady's worst fears come true

Jan 17th 2015, 3:09 PM 5,792 Views 2 Comments

She had a vegetable problem.

Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon
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Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon

Dec 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 25,038 Views 25 Comments

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce
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Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce

Oct 10th 2014, 5:31 PM 13,208 Views 20 Comments

The disagreement has ended with the discount supermarket giant committing to future grower viability.

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?
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Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:02 PM 18,560 Views 35 Comments

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

Poll: Do you care about the origin of your food?
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Poll: Do you care about the origin of your food?

Aug 15th 2014, 9:48 AM 12,734 Views 62 Comments

A survey has found that most pork sold in butchers isn’t of Irish origin.

Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time
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Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time

Jul 30th 2014, 9:35 PM 25,160 Views 53 Comments

That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.

16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner
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16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner

May 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 44,052 Views 45 Comments

See corn as you never imagined you’d see it.

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails
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Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 12,645 Views 30 Comments

A blatant misuse of our national treasure.

Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg
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Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg

Apr 1st 2014, 10:18 AM 8,608 Views 34 Comments

A new study suggests that fruit and vegetables can help protect you from premature death.

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Jan 6th 2014, 5:24 PM 12,866 Views 0 Comments

One simple answer could help you balance the costs this New Year.

Legislation due as concerns about 'vegetable price war' grow
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Legislation due as concerns about 'vegetable price war' grow

Dec 18th 2013, 8:46 AM 10,624 Views 76 Comments

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said that a new code of conduct to protect primary producers will be introduced in the coming weeks.

The Burning Question*: Christmas Day Brussels sprouts: yay or nay?
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The Burning Question*: Christmas Day Brussels sprouts: yay or nay?

Dec 16th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,907 Views 85 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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