Suppliers of Fine Foods & Wines
(01) 668 1553

Some of the artisan food producers who supply our Dublin Cookery Classes and our outside catering.

The Aughrim Country Fair runs from 10:00 am to 14:00 every Saturday. There I found hand cut orange marmalade and wonderful eggs from the Cosbys of Ballycreen.

Padraic and Brid McMahon of Fieldstown Lamb Farm beside Dublin Airport have a website offering spring lamb delivered to your door from their farm. They only have 400 lambs, so order early! You can get either a full lamb or half a lamb (about 7kg, or one freezer drawer), all neatly butchered and portioned for the freezer, at about ?11 a kg T 01 8400793

Malone’s Fruit Farm at Ballon, Co Carlow, on the N80 is a family run business growing a variety of berries on 12 acres. The business started growing strawberries and now also grows raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, loganberries, tayberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants, whitecurrants and rhubarb. Fresh fruit is available in the farm shop from mid May to early October while frozen fruit and a full range of homemade products are available all year round. 059 9159477

Pots, pans, knives and aprons come from Sweeney O'Rourke of Pearse St (677 7212) . I also find things at Kitchen Complements huge new shop in Anne Street (677 0734). Thank heavens that I bought all my copper saucepans from Paris before Aer Lingus introduced too many weight restrictions!

Fox’s of Donnybrook - 49a Main st Donnybrook Dublin 4 01 2692892 Gourmet Food Shop supplies fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as dried fruits, vinegars, oils, nuts, herbs & spices

Dunnes of Donnybrook 01 2839679 Excellent butchers, great selection of meat and poultry. Very friendly and helpful on cuts.

Mortons 15-17 Dunville Ave, Ranelagh (01) 4971254 The original specialist supermarket


Lambe's 46 Georges st Lwr, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 01 2801265
Cavistons 59 Glasthule Road, Sandycove, 01 2809120


Every civilized capital city in the world has one great cheesemonger. In London it is Paxton & Whitfield. In Paris it is probably Barthélémy. In Dublin, since the demise of Monica Murphy’s Cheeseboard, it is Sheridan's Cheesmongers 11 South Anne Street, Dublin 2 (01) 679 3143 Some of My Favourite Cheese Makers
Durrus Cheese
Cashel Blue
Abo Cheese

Queer Gear - Exotic Spices, Fruit and Vegetables

The Best of Italy authentic Italian grocer and deli, 37 Dunville Avenue, Ranelagh, Dublin 6. Tel: 014973411, just up the road from Mortons

Asia Market, 18 Drury St, Dublin 2, (01) 6779764 Excellent selection of spices, oriental fruit and vegetables, seafood, and all things Asian

Oriental Emporium 30 Upper Abbey St Dublin 1 (01) 8746297 Frozen shellfish, fowl, meat and specialty goods, plus prepared foods like dumplings; rows of shelves stocked to the ceiling with cans, bottles and packets of strange and unfamiliar delights and preserved asian desserts, sweets and drinks. There's a crockery section with supplies for dim sum, tea and more, plus boxed teas, a hot food counter and exotic vegetables.

Clonskeagh Mosque Shop, 19 Roebuck Road Clonskeagh Dublin 14. Ph: +(353-1) 260 3721 - Rice and a range of Middle Eastern goodies


The Bretzel Bakery 1A Lennox Street, Dublin 8, Co. (01) 475 2724 Il Valentino, Italian bakery & cafe 5 Gallery Quay - Corner Pearse St/Grand Canal harbour, Dublin 2 (01) 633 1100

Wines & Spirits

O'Briens Wines 30 Donnybrook, Dublin 4 (01) 2693310
Baggot Street Wines Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4 (01) 667 3033
Stocking 650 wines, 245 craft beers & 200 spirits!
Celtic Whiskey Shop 27-28 Dawson Street, Dublin 2 (01) 675 9744 - an excellent range of wines, champagnes and other spirits
Terroirs Fine Food & Fine Wine 103 Morehampton Rd, Dublin 4 (01) 667 1311 - a wine boutique Louis Albrouze 127, Upper Leeson Street, 01 667 4455
Albrouze has the Irish agencies for over 100 of the finest winegrowers in Europe
Tindal Wine Merchants B4 Centrepoint, Rosemount Business Park, Dublin 11 (01) 866 5680

Black Pig 95B Morehampton Rd Dublin 4 - Huge selection of Spanish wines, meats, cheeses and other sundry (food related) items


When in New York stay at The Beacon Hotel 2130 Broadway at 75th Street NY 10023 +1.212.787.1100 - Fairway, Citarella, Zabar, Williams-Sonoma and Trader Joe’s are all within a two minute walk - a foodie paradise.

Broadway Panhandler is at the other end of the city, but worth the journey for its extensive array of kitchen and cooking supplies - 65 East 8th Street (between Broadway & University)

If you can’t get to New York , Fallon & Byrne, 11 -17 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, (01) 472 1010 offers a NY deli experience.

Listons - 25 Camden St Dublin 2 - another deli experience with a wide selection of charcuterie, cheese, nuts, pastas, tea, chocolates, oils and vinegars

The Saturday Temple Bar Farmers Market is Dublin’s mecca for foodies

The Hopsack Unit 13A, Rathmines Road Lower, Swan Shopping Centre, Rathmines, Co. Dublin (01) 496 0399 ‎ Healthfood

Some websites we like: Irish recipe and Irish food website with cooking tips, wine articles and how to cook advice.