Tips & Tricks & How to

  • 5th November 2020 10 Things you need to know about freezing foods

    One of the most asked questions we get from our customers is "Can I freeze smoked salmon / mackerel / trout", whatever the case might be. The short answer to that is yes, you can for up to 6 months. But apart from that easy question, there is a lot of other foods, prepared or raw, that can... Read more
  • 28th February 2019 10 tips to make Cooking a breeze

    Going out for dinner and enjoying delicious meals somebody else cooked for you is fun, but after a while, the novelty might wear off and funds might get drained at an alarming rate... So here are a few tips from the professionals to make cooking at home fun and easy! Let's start with some t... Read more
  • 6th August 2018 Waste easily avoided - Two super soups with Irish Salmon

    Last year, consumers spent £78.2 million pounds on fresh soup in the UK. Instead of buying ready-made, how about making your own beautiful fresh soup? Smoked salmon has a rich and complex flavour that will enhance any soup and broth - it will taste fresher than a shop bought alternative, as i... Read more
  • 6th May 2018 Four Tips For A Successful Salmon and Whiskey Tasting Event

    Salmon and whiskey are two of the most important export products of Ireland. The demand for salmon especially organic salmon is projected to outstrip its supply in 2018 whilst Irish whiskey is the 'world’s fastest growing spirit category' with a global growth rate o... Read more

  • 1st August 2017 10 Top Travel hacks for Ireland

    Are you planning on coming to Ireland or staycationing in Ireland this year? Well, you're lucky because we have the perfect video for you. Fáilte Ireland, also known as Tourism Ireland, has put together a wonderful list of things to do  for you this summer. These travel hacks show you how to m... Read more
  • 19th April 2016 10 things to avoid serving at a dinner party

    We all can tell tales of little disasters that happened at somebody's dinner party, or worse, at our own! Here a little help from us. It is not a comprehensive guide, but it is a good start that rules out potential disaster zones right from the start. It makes planning the food part of a dinne... Read more
  • 22nd August 2015 How to smoke fish in a wok

    Birgitta was requested by Fáilte Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way to impart with her suggestion as to how to smoke fish at home. Follow this link to find out how she would be smoking at home - with a wok! You don't need a huge kiln to make good smoked fish. Instead of a wok, you could also ta... Read more
  • 8th February 2011 Info-Feature - Which wine with smoked salmon?

    Wine seems to be a very complicated matter to most of us. And when it comes to pairing wine and food, it appears to become even more complicated and mysterious. But fear not - there are a few simple ways of choosing the right wine for smoked salmon, and failing that - just blame your sense of a... Read more

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