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Ken on Food is a food-based podcast presented by Ken McGuire. Hear from Irish food producers, discover Irish food events and share in stories that make the Irish food scene tick.
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Ken on Food is a food-based podcast presented by Ken McGuire. Hear from Irish food producers, discover Irish food events and share in stories that make the Irish food scene tick.
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    Food In 5 Minutes #15: Ulster's best restaurants recognised, Irish food tech bound for the USA & more

    Food In 5 Minutes #15: Ulster's best restaurants recognised, Irish food tech bound for the USA & more

    For Sunday 14 April, and the 15th helping of Food In 5 Minutes, this week brings you updates on

    The Ulster round of the Irish Restaurant Awards (more here)The 2024/2025 San Pellegrino Young Chef Academy competition (more here)Ireland's Senoptica (interesting food tech) getting FDA approval for their entry into the US market (more here and here)registrations for Street Feast, taking place this coming May (next month)the 2024 Waterford Festival of Food
    Got a story to share? Email ken@kenonfood.com and we'll talk!


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    • 6 min
    Food In 5 Minutes #14: New chef gigs, Irish Food Writing Awards, to eco-milk and beyond

    Food In 5 Minutes #14: New chef gigs, Irish Food Writing Awards, to eco-milk and beyond

    For Sunday April 7th, this is Food In 5 Minutes, the part of the Ken On Food podcast that brings you five food stories from the food scene in Ireland and beyond, served fresh in five minutes or less.
    It may have been a storm-filled, rain-sodden week on Irish soil, but there’s never a dull moment in the world of food and this week I’ve got another five stories for you to accompany your Sunday brew. If you’d like more details, extra reading, recipes to try for the week ahead and a podcast pick to match, consider a free membership to my Substack newsletter, it’s called The Week In Food and you’ll find it at kenonfood.substack.com or get links on the blog. Much like this podcast, it drops in your mail every Sunday morning.
    Links you'll need this week...

    Keith Boyle appointed Executive Chef at Kilkenny's Mountain ViewFoodieFest.ieFáilte Ireland launches five-year tourism development plan for SligoIrish Food Writing AwardsAgriland: Climate-friendly milkDublin's victorian food market to reopen in 2026
    Follow me on socials

    Twitter / X @kenonfoodFacebook @kenonfoodInstagram @kenonfoodTikTok @kenonfood
    Or email at any stage, it's ken@kenonfood.com

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    • 6 min
    Food In 5 Minutes #13: Munster's finest, donuts, ice cream, insolvencies and more

    Food In 5 Minutes #13: Munster's finest, donuts, ice cream, insolvencies and more

    Easter greetings to one and all!
    On this week's podcast there's a look at

    The Munster round of the Irish restaurant awardsAn increase in insolvencies in Ireland for Q1 2024, the hospitality sector taking the biggest hitNew pizza and donut offerings in KilkennyOpportunities for young chefs when it comes to seafoodThe full lineup for the Ballymaloe Festival of Food
    You can read all about these and more, with recipes, podcast picks and additional stories from the past week, by grabbing my free newsletter The Week In Food available now at Substack.
    You can also email me at any stage - ken@kenonfood.com - or find me on one of X, Facebook, Instagram or TikTok.

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    • 6 min
    Food In 5 Minutes #12: Best restaurants in Connaught, protected beef, Tullamore going green?

    Food In 5 Minutes #12: Best restaurants in Connaught, protected beef, Tullamore going green?

    On this week's edition of Food In 5 Minutes, I've got another five stories for you from the Irish food world and beyond including

    A look at the Connaught regional leg of the 2024 Irish Restaurant AwardsMixed news on the Kilkenny food frontIrish Grass Fed Beef goes PGI and hits the Italian marketUnilever shedding 7500 jobs globally and separating their ice-cream businessTullamore going green as a growing number of cafés take up the 2GoCup initiativeGot a story to share? Email me at any stage, it's ken@kenonfood.com

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    • 6 min
    Food In 5 Minutes #11: Irish Restaurant Award winners announced for Leinster as Blas na hÉireann opens for business

    Food In 5 Minutes #11: Irish Restaurant Award winners announced for Leinster as Blas na hÉireann opens for business

    Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    We're flying through the year and all of a shot find ourselves smack bang in the middle of March. On this week's helping of Food In 5 Minutes you'll hear about
    The Leinster regional round of the Irish Restaurant AwardsA potential ban on good food going to wasteIreland's renewed commitment to the UN World Food ProgrammeEntries for this year's Blas na hÉireann awardsSome statistics on the early uptake of Ireland's deposit return scheme
    As always, you can get in touch with your own stories (and I'd love to hear from you) by emailing ken@kenonfood.com.
    Like what you hear? Support the podcast in 30 seconds by leaving a 5-star review in your podcast app!

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    • 6 min
    Food In 5 Minutes #10: From six-figure whiskey to food festivals in Ireland's ancient east

    Food In 5 Minutes #10: From six-figure whiskey to food festivals in Ireland's ancient east

    This week's podcast features news on

    one very expensive bottle of Irish whiskeydetails on the West Waterford Festival of Foodpotential changes for fast food outlets in Irelandthe key to better brain healthwhat thieves are really after when it comes to shoplifting in Spain
    Get more stories in your week by signing up for free at kenonfood.substack.com
    For more, check kenonfood.com.

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    • 7 min

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