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15 March The Ballymaloe Litfest of Food and Wine 19-21 May, 2017   East Cork, Ireland   This is a recent addition to the festival calendar, starting in 2013
15 March In some ways, the festival is the ultimate holiday. A life-changing experience, crammed into a few days, which transforms you from jaded commuter into free
03 November Filmmaker Brian McGinn talks about his hit Netflix show and his hopes to show the world it has been wrong about Irish food.   Brian McGinn likes nothing
03 November The Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine, widely regarded as one of the best food festivals in the world and which attracted an audience of more
07 August TV3's Ireland AM came to Litfest in 2015  
30 May The first time I visited Ireland, I subsisted on charmless pub stews, dull dark bread, and supermarket cheese—all the while wondering, Where, in this greener-
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03 January If you haven’t yet been to Litfest at Ballymaloe, you’ve been missing out on one of the most important global celebrations of food writing and food culture -
01 January It’s never too early to start planning for one of the most important events on the culinary calendar as tickets for the third Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary
28 May Hailed as one of the most fashionable modernday cookery writers, Yotam Ottolenghi was, for me, the star of the Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine
28 May I went to the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine last weekend - a festival to celebrate foodwriters and of course food. Again, the creme
28 May An American, a Finn, an Englishman and an Irishman walk into a food festival… Last Saturday we rocked up to Ballymaloe in the Insert Title delivery van, not
23 May Last Sunday night Katherine O’Leary was still ironing. Such madness of disorganisation was the result of ‘swanning’ off to the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary
20 May Start stockpiling dried Iranian limes Ottolenghi fans. They are one of the ingredients Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi will champion in Plenty More, his new book
20 May Large scale agriculture is not the only way to feed a growing world population, US food activist Sandor Katz told a panel at the Ballymaloe Litfest yesterday
20 May WILD beach roses, spruce shoots and March violets are not ingredients that can be found in any supermarket - but they are part of the dazzling new palette of
20 May The second Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food & Wine ended last night where it all began just 48 hours previously, in the ‘Big Shed’ at Ballymaloe House
20 May “The world is edible” ~ René Redzepi, Ballymaloe , 2014 Stepping into the grounds of Ballymaloe House, you instantly get a feeling of genuine, refreshing,
18 May René Redzepi’s presence in Cork is a coup for the Litfest food festival. René Redzepi was impressed. “This is the most organised farm I’ve ever seen,” he told
17 May ‘I love the build-up to it,’ says Darina Allen Chefs as writers and food experts arrive No one told the weeds in the kitchen garden at Ballymaloe to stop
17 May Looking for a food focus for your weekend? Make the pilgrimage to Ballymaloe for The Ballymaloe Lit Fest. This weekend sees the return of the Ballymaloe Lit
16 May I'm bringing a jar of home-made sauerkrautand a copy of Yotam Ottolenghi's book Plenty to Ballymaloe today. Cheeseburger pizzas aren't on the menu. Instead
16 May With a stellar cast of international chefs and food writers, Ciara O’Kelly talks to Rory O’Connell ahead of the Kerrygold Forget Ballymaloe Literary Festival.
16 May THIS weekend, May 16-18, why not make plans to attend the Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine. Take part in fascinating discussions on food
13 May The Kerrygold Ballymaloe LitFestis is getting tantalisingly close. Bringing some of the finest chefs and food writers to East Cork for the second year of this
13 May Not surprisingly the decline in home cooking closely mirrors the rise in obesity – and it’s also undermined our social skills. FOR THE PAST 50-plus years the
13 May If you want to see Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi cooking up a Middle Eastern feast, or go foraging with René Redzepi and Alys Fowler, unfortunately you’re
11 May WE'RE all looking forward to Kerrygold Ballymaloe Lit-Fest next weekend, May 16-18, at Ballymaloe House in Shanagarry, east Cork. This is the second Ballymaloe
04 May When it comes to desserts, Middle Eastern cuisine conjures up images of sticky sweet sugary confections like' baklava and halwa. But one chef with Iranian
03 May AUDI Ireland is the official car partner to this year's Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine. This is the second year that Audi has


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About Litfest

Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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