We all like a bit of savoury or sweet on a Saturday morning in the Milk Market and Vi Russell’s Sunflower Bakery offers delicious handmade, additive-free breads, cakes and savouries. A trained chef, Vi is from Ayrshire in Scotland, but moved to Ireland in 1990 after meeting her Galway-born husband to be, Pat McManus, in….
Originally from Dresden in Germany, Tobias Oertel found his spiritual home in East Clare in the early 1990s and has been operating his stall at the Milk Market for 15 years. “After the fall of the Berlin Wall, I lived in France for a bit and then came to Ireland. I was looking for a….
FONDLY known as Seb and Kasia, Sébastien Ridoux and Katarzyna Wiacek attract long queues at Bon Appétit, their French Crêperie in the Milk Market. With the birth of their first child, Juliette (named after one of their popular pancakes), and a business booming after surviving the recession, the couple has come a long way from….
Based in the Ballyhoura Mountains which border the counties of Cork, Limerick and Tipperary, Ballyhoura Mountain Mushrooms is an award-winning company run by Dr Lucy Deegan and Mark Cribbin. Whether supplying Michelin star restaurants like Chapter One in Dublin, small cafes or the home cook, Lucy and Mark have a very simple aim – to….
A short backstory is good when it comes to food. You want to know the source of the food, its journey in getting here to the Milk Market. After that, it’s down to taste. Crawford’s Farm milk comes from a small herd of Shorthorns in Cloughjordan, a herd so few in number, they have names….
At the heart of the market is Peter Ward’s internationally renowned Country Choice, a food emporium and purveyor of speciality foods, sold in season, and sourced from only the finest local and international providers. Peter and his wife Mary have been pioneers of fine food in Ireland ever since they established their independent delicatessen, café….