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These handsome travel mugs have been spotted in the hands of some of Cork's best known foodies. Buy your own at Cork Coffee Roasters on Bridge St. (€12.50) and transport your brew like a pro.

Kinsale's Lemon Leaf Cafe has always been popular with yummy mummies (and daddies!) because of their chilled-out vibe and great selection of kids favourites and fresh, organic fare, but now fitness fans are getting in on the action too; local fitness centres have been endorsing the healthy options on the Lemon Leaf menu, which mean you can enjoy lunch with friends without blowing your diet....

A kitchen spiralizer! Create endless strips of delicious vegetable spaghetti instantly with the Gefu Spiral Fix, €53, Brown Thomas and online at brownthomas.com. Also great for salads and starters.

Whirlpool's new top of the range side-by-side fridge freezer is about to hit the market. The WSX 53782K FCX combines glamour with outstanding energy saving and food preservation credentials. 6TH SENSE® Fresh Control technology preserves long lasting food freshness for up to four times longer, throughout the entire refrigeration cabinet, not in just one drawer. The exclusive humidity...

Five in-house brews are now being poured from the taps of the newly opened Rising Sons Brewery, with three more local tipples to follow before the end of the year. The microbrewery, which opened its doors yesterday, Thursday, on Cornmarket Street is offering the 4% Mi Daza, an old style Cork stout brewed with a traditional rich-roasted flavour and hints of dark chocolate; the 4.3% Bavarian...

Fedriani Laffitte Syrah, Valencia, Spain, 2013 €10.99 (was €15.99)

"The Fedriani Lafitte Syrah is actually a quirky blend of 80% Syrah and 20% Bobal. Ever heard of Bobal? It’s an obscure but heavily planted Spanish varietal that’s mostly used for Rosé wines.

Syrah isn’t native to Spain, but loves the Valencia climate and...

The fortnightly Killavullen Farmers’ Market takes place this Saturday, August 2nd, from 10.30am-1pm at the Nano Nagle Centre, Killavullen. Expect artisan bread, local produce, fresh organic vegetables, award winning cheese and much more.

Visit killavullenfarmersmarket.com for more information.

Cork’s famous Ambassador Hotel has added another arrow to its quiver with the opening of McGettigan’s Cookhouse, priding themselves on modern versions of traditional tastes, such as sirloin or rib-eye steak (prime Irish beef, aged 35 days) with Jameson pepper sauce and triple-cooked chips, chargrilled chicken burger with smoked paprika aioli, and wild mushroom & baby spinach...

Dopff and Irion Gweurstraminer 2012, Alsace, France €18.99

"Perfectly well-balanced with fat and volume, this product is highly representative of the Gewurztraminer grape variety. This great wine of Alsace can be served without hesitation as an aperitif. It is also entirely appropriate with exotic cuisine and is ideal with smoked salmon. The perfect...

Frontera Pinot Grigio 2013 - €9.99

A crisp, mouth-filling win bursting with citrus flavours Frontera Pinot Grigio 2013 boasts pear and apple aromas. A clean bright yellow, it's excellent company for all kinds of seafood and salads. Try it with cut melon and sugar for a summery drink, ideal for adding some glamour to your backyard barbecue.

Les Charmes de Magnol Mé...

Wildberry Glutenfree Products has won the inaugural Food Sensory Experience Award.

The award, presented at the Cork and Kerry Food Forum, pushed the boundaries of the food sensory experience and tested products incorporating all five senses: sight, sound, smell, taste and touch.

Yawl Bay Cooked Irish Crab Claws and Harty’s Preserves were also presented with certificates for...

Fresh, juicy new season carrots from the farm of Peter Ross in Drimoleague are now in stock at the Fresh from West Cork stall in the English Market.

SuperValu sells more Bord Bia approved meat than any other retailer, according to the latest Kantar Market Data. The figures show that SuperValu outperformed all competitors, selling over 41,000 tonnes of Irish sourced Bord Bia approved fresh meat in the 52 weeks to June 22nd. In addition a recent Red C poll showed that SuperValu meat quality consistently scores significantly higher than all...

The annual A Taste of West Cork Food Festival will take place once again from September 5th-14th, when 16 of the region’s scenic towns and villages, their 70 restaurants, pubs and hotels, and a plethora of great places to stay, fling open their doors to welcome hungry guests. Taking in Clonakilty, Schull, Bantry, Skibbereen (its home base), Baltimore, and all points west (including some...

Whether it's traditional tapas or Mammy’s Sunday roast, fresh roasted garlic makes a delicious addition to most savoury dishes. Pop your bulbs into this roaster (€19.99, arboretum.ie), bake in the oven and enjoy!

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