Food for Thought in association with Regina Wish

Taste of Dublin 2017 and Regina Wish presents “Food for Thought”, a brand new festival feature coming to the Iveagh Gardens this June.

See the full schedule here.

If you are passionate about all things food, from its cultural and economic importance, and the business of food, through to fermentation and plating up the perfect dish, the range of topics covered at this exciting feature will excite even the biggest food geeks!   
Dee Laffan, food writer and journalist, will host a series of carefully curated talks and interviews with some of Ireland’s tops chefs, producers, food writers, drinks enthusiasts and many more. So grab a seat, get comfy and pick the topic that piques your interest:
  • How to set up a food business
  • Health and Wellness
  • Fermentation
  • Food Styling and getting a great Insta pic!
  • Cookbook stories with Ireland’s favourite chefs
  • Slow Food
  • Spicing Masterclass
  • Health and Cooking for Kids
  • Tablescaping – the art of decorating your table
More to be announced soon! 

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DateSession TimeSpeakerSession Topic
15th June – Thur13:00 – 13:20The Dublin Cookie
Cookie Dough Demo
15th June – Thur14:00 – 14:20Shane SmithMy Favourite Irish Ingredients
15th June – Thur15:00 – 15:20Pedro Santana &
Manu Liria
Flavours of Lanzarote –
Cheese and Wine Tasting
15th June – Thur18:00 – 18:20Finn Ni FhaolainLiving Gluten Free –
Food, Fitness & the Sea!
15th June – Thur19:00 – 19:20TBCTaste and Talk –
a tasting and sampling experience
15th June – Thur20:00 – 20:20Ballymaloe, Kwanghi
Chan & Paul Cadden
The Business of Food
15th June – Thur20:50 – 21:20Gavin McDonaghPickling, Fermenting,
Curing & Preserving
16th June – Fri12:10 – 12:30Ballymaloe FoodsFood Producer Showcase
16th June – Fri13:00 – 13:20Simon LamontThe Sustainable Oyster:
Today, tomorrow, the future
16th June – Fri14:00 – 14:20Kevin DundonMy Favourite Irish Ingredients
16th June – Fri15:00 – 15:20Anna HaughCooking with the Flavours of the World
16th June – Fri18:00 – 18:20Tom Coleman of
My Nutrition
Love affair with Food
– emotions & eating
16th June – Fri19:00 – 19:20Robin GillFarm to Table eating – let’s get it right
16th June – Fri20:00 – 20:20Stuart O’KeeffeWhat are we eating in Ireland v USA?
Food Trends in 2017
16th June – Fri20:50 – 21:20Lynne Coyle from
O’Briens Wines
Sherry – The Food Lover’s Wine
17th June – Sat12:10 – 12:30Tom Coleman of
My Nutrition
Science of Food
– what to eat, when to eat, how to eat
17th June – Sat13:00 – 13:20Darina AllenLet’s talk about Slow Food
17th June – Sat14:00 – 14:20Oliver McCabeCooking as a lifeskill
– cookery demo for parents  & kids
17th June – Sat15:00 – 15:20Sunil GhaiThe Spice of Life
17th June – Sat18:00 – 18:20Stuart O’KeeffeCooking with the Flavours of the World
17th June – Sat19:00 – 19:20Clodagh McKennaTable Scaping –
the art of a beautiful table
17th June – Sat20:00 – 20:20Simon LamontThe Sustainable Oyster:
Today, tomorrow, the future
17th June – Sat20:50 – 21:20Teeling WhiskeyWhiskey Masterclass and Tasting
18th June – Sun12:10 – 12:30Fionnuala ArdeeThe Killruddery Kitchen Table
18th June – Sun13:00 – 13:20Sharon Hearne SmithHere’s one I prepared earlier’ –
what really goes on behind the
scenes of TV cookery shows
& cookbooks
18th June – Sun14:00 – 14:20Oliver McCabeCooking as a lifeskill –
cookery demo for parents  & kids
18th June – Sun15:00 – 15:20LavazzaCoffee Tasting and Sampling
18th June – Sun18:00 – 18:20Edward HaydenMy Favourite Irish Ingredients
18th June – Sun19:00 – 19:20PanelThe Big Fat Taste Quiz
18th June – Sun20:00 – 20:20Jack O’KeeffeRecipes for a Summer Evening

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