French baguettes - photo credit Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble (flickr)

La Cocotte’s French food in Dublin

For a taste of some authentic French food in Dublin, one could try the French café-restaurant, la Cocotte, located within the precincts of the Alliance Française Dublin at the junction of Nassau and Kildare streets,…

How Not To Eat Camembert

The famous Camembert is a French cheese originating from the region of Normandy. The region of Normandy is so called because of the Viking (or Norman, or Northman) settlements that occurred during the Middle Ages.…

The ‘gluten-free’ lie

Ireland has the highest rate of coeliac disease in the world, but 9 out of 10 consumers buying gluten-free foods are not coeliac patients. They are believed to avoid gluten because of the general perception…

Why a school principal turned farmer

This is the story of Valeriu Goris, a farmer from Moldova, who has quit his job as the principal of a local school in his country after 14 years of total dedication, and decided it…

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