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Food and Drink Radio Show & Podcast with Sharon Noonan. Celebrating 10 years in 2023! Some people like to blog, Sharon Noonan likes to interview! In 2013 her food and drink show, Best Possible Taste, premiered on West Limerick 102FM and continues to air every Tuesday night from 8pm - 9pm with the weekly repeat at 9am on Wednesday mornings. A podcast makes the shows accessible to a wide and worldwide audience. Podcasts feature interviews with old and new faces in the food and drink world. Fro ...
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In this Best Possible Taste extract we pay a visit to the food and drink pavilion at the 155th Balmoral Show thanks to an invitation from Shauna Magill-Fegan, Invest Northern Ireland.During the visit Sharon Noonan chats to:Gary Quate, Tourism NIShera McAloran, Karr iKitchenAndrea Boher, Green Fingers FamilyRyan Harty, Bro CoffeeTrevor Boyd, Betty’s…
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In this Best Possible Taste Sharon Noonan talks to Paula Butler.Paula is an Environmental and Climate Change Consultant with over 25 years of experience and founded her own sustainability practice ‘Ecoconscious Living’ in 2014. Paula advises individuals, businesses, and community groups on incorporating sustainability into everyday life, in a meani…
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In this episode of Best Possible Taste Annie Dunne, founder of the art of GRATE food shares details about BrandBite, a free event for the food and drink industry in Ireland that is taking place on 22 May 2024.BrandBite is funded by the Taste 4 Success Skillnet and Network Director, Bridie Corrigan Matthews, provides an insight into the supports tha…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview Sharon Noonan talks to Wicklow based hemp farmer Ed Hanbidge.Ed, a passionate advocate for sustainable agriculture, is the driving force behind 'The Hemp Farm'. Located in the picturesque heart of Wicklow, Ireland, 'The Hemp Farm' is one of the only certified organic producer of hemp products in Ireland. Ed als…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview we meet Gareth Naughton, head chef at the award-winning Neighbourhood Restaurant in Naas, Co Kildare.BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'S LONGEST RUNNING FOOD AND DRINK RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST AND CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023.For more Best Possible Taste interviews, visit www.sharonnoonan.com…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, we meet Orla McAndrew.Orla is a multi award winning chef and entrepreneur.She is a mum of three young girls and has created a successful event catering business in the past number of years, having been the eternal student and a stay at home mum for many years before taking that leap of faith.Heart led, she wor…
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In this Best Possible Interview, Peter Monaghan, founder of Inis Escargot shares his story about combining suckler farming with snail farming.The suckler farm produces top-quality weanlings and the snail farm rears, fattens, finishes and exports Inis Escargot snails directly from the farm.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'S LONGEST RUNNING FOOD & …
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In this Best Possible Taste interview we meet Joe Gorman from Garryhinch Wood Exotic Mushrooms.Joe has been involved in the mushroom-growing business for 30 years supplying the retail sector, food services sector and farmers markets all across Ireland. Based on the banks of the river Barrow on the borders of counties Laois and Offaly today they gro…
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Mary-Claire O' Sullivan trained as a professional chef before embarking on a career working in the fashion industry.In more recent times she studied nutrition and health coaching and in this Best Possible Taste interview she shares her journey from a career in food to one in fashion before returning to food again.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'…
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In this Best Possible Taste, we meet to Jenny Flynn, Executive Chef at Faithlegg, Co Waterford.Jenny has built long-lasting relationships with local producers and artisan suppliers in Ireland creating bespoke seasonal menus that capture a taste of Waterford across Faithlegg’s restaurant and bars – the 2AA Rosette Roseville Rooms restaurant, the Aly…
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In this Best Possible Taste, Eunice Power shares details about the 2024 Waterford Festival of Food that takes place from Friday 19 April - Sunday 21 April.The festival is one of Ireland’s longest running food and community festivals and has an extensive programme of events.Visit www.waterfordfoodfestival.com for more details.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE…
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In this Best Possible Taste we meet chef Keith Boyle who has been appointed executive chef of the multi-award-winning estate Mountain View in Kilkenny.Previously crowned best chef in Leinster and Munster at the Irish Restaurant Awards, Keith talks about his culinary journey to date and shares details about events including hosting a much-anticipate…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, we meet Norma Kelly, an award-winning chocolatier who has bucked the trend and expanded Praline - her flourishing café business in her hometown of Mitchelstown, Co. Cork - with the opening of a striking new twenty-seater confectionery concept.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'S LONGEST RUNNING FOOD AND DRINK …
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In this Best Possible Taste interview we meet Hanna Bäckmo, an award-winning beekeeper, entrepreneur, hobby gardener and internationally published writer. Originally from a small island in Sweden, she now lives in East Cork with her son, two dogs, a flock of rescue chickens and lots of bees. Hanna is the founder of Hanna’s Bees, producing a unique …
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This interview with Claire O'Kane is an extract from a Best Possible Taste programme that is a celebration of Taste Causeway, an All-Ireland Foodie Destination Award Winner and an accredited Slow Food Destination in Northern Ireland.Mussenden Sea Salt is hand-crafted on the rugged Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland. As Northern Ireland's only sea s…
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This interview with Charlotte Dixon is an extract from a Best Possible Taste programme that is a celebration of Taste Causeway, an All-Ireland Foodie Destination Award Winner and an accredited Slow Food Destination in Northern Ireland.Charlotte talks about her journey from studying for a Chemistry Ph.D. to opening the Elephant Rock — an 18-bedroom …
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This interview with Mark Rodgers is an extract from a Best Possible Taste programme that is a celebration of Taste Causeway an All-Ireland Foodie Destination Award Winner and an accredited Slow Food Destination in Northern Ireland."Mark is a third-generation storyteller ( a seanchai ). His first-hand, free-flowing stories and his exclusive access t…
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This Best Possible Taste episode is a celebration of Taste Causeway an All-Ireland Foodie Destination Award Winner and an accredited Slow Food Destination in Northern Ireland.The first guest is Mark Rodgers who is a story teller and guide.We hear from Simon Hogg from Dunluce Distillery.We talk to artisan producer Claire O'Kane from Mussenden Sea Sa…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview we return to Airfield Estate, an urban farm and organic garden in South Dublin to meet CEO Claire McEvilly to find out more about her vision for Airfield.Airfield Estate is a leading Dublin tourist attraction and Dublin’s sustainable food hub - a place where people can reconnect with where their food comes from…
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Recent Best Possible Taste episodes have featured finalists in the 2024 Small Firms Association Small Business Awards and in this episode the spotlight is on Birgitta Hedin Curtin whose company, the multi-award-winning Burren Smokehouse in Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare celebrated being highly commended in the food and drink category, However, that’s not a…
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In this interview, Sharon Noonan catches up with chef Paula McIntyre who shares the culinary attributes of the North Antrim Coast, celebrates being the new chair of the Irish Food Writers' Guild and is heading to the US to film the latest series in her TV show, Hamely Kitchen.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023 MAKING IT IREL…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, we find out about the support that the Small Firms' Association provides to its members, including food and drink businesses.SFA Director David Broderick also talks about the upcoming SFA Small Business Awards.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'S LONGEST-RUNNING FOOD & DRINK RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST AND CELEBRAT…
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In this interview, we hear about Nutty Delights thanks to Nik Mehta. Nutty Delights is Dublin’s first and only nuts and dried fruit retailer and is a finalist in the 2024 SFA Small Business Awards.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'S LONGEST-RUNNING FOOD & DRINK RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST AND CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023.For more BPT interviews, …
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In this weeks TechThursday.... Ai in ireland and how businesses are being encouraged to use it. Google pulling Gemini for bias and more. TikTok is loosing more music. Apple are leaving the EV market before they even start. Aston martin EV on hold. Whatsapp update on android. and all the latest in tech....…
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In this interview Lily Ramirez-Foran, founder of Picado Mexican in Dublin, Ireland shares lots of exciting news including being a finalist in this year’s SFA’s Best in Small Business Awards.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023 MAKING IT IRELAND'S LONGEST-RUNNING FOOD & DRINK RADIO SHOW & PODCAST.…
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In this interview, Sharon Noonan is joined by award-winning chef, Aishling Moore from Cork's Goldie Restaurant to find out abouther recent kitchen takeover in New York City at the Dead Rabbit Pub, to chat about her book “Whole Catch” which can be preordered from Blasta Books and to hear the excitement about retaining the Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand…
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In 2023 Ireland’s Blue Book welcomed the Cliff at Lyons to its already impressive portfolio of properties throughout the country. In this interview joint managing director Tristan Jacob reveals what guests can expect to enjoy at the Kildare property.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023 MAKING IT IRELAND'S LONGEST-RUNNING FOOD …
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, Sharon Noonan talks to Cathy Curran about an event organised by the National Dairy Council at Airfield with multi-award-winning chef Anna Haugh.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023 MAKING IT IRELAND'S LONGEST-RUNNING FOOD & DRINK RADIO SHOW & PODCAST.…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, Helen Bracken from Fox COvert Farm in Co Offaly, Ireland provides an insight into growing hemp for the health and wellness market.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023 MAKING IT IRELAND'S LONGEST-RUNNING FOOD & DRINK RADIO SHOW & PODCAST.Visit www.sharonnoonan.com for more interviews…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, we meet Samantha Forrest, founder of Fussy Food Plates."As a busy Mum of three children under five, I know how stressful mealtimes can be. We want our children to happy and healthy but often our wishes get in the way of children’s natural desire to constantly explore, be creative and simply play. So I set out …
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, Sharon Noonan talks to Margaret Dineen, founder of Blue Sky Food Consulting, about the Irish Food Trade Connect Forum which takes place on Thursday 21 March 2024 in the Kilashee Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare.Visit www.blueskyfoodconsulting.ie for more information and to book your place.…
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In this Best Possible Taste interview, we meet Tricia England from the Mason's Apron in Viriginia, Co Cavan, Ireland who is celebrating 20 years in business.THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE IS IRELAND'S LONGEST RUNNING FOOD & DRINK RADIO SHOW & PODCAST & CELEBRATED 10 YEARS ON AIR IN 2023.For more interviews, visit www.sharonnoonan.com…
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