Harvest

This October is all about championing the fruits of the land!

Harvest time has been celebrated for centuries in song, poetry and prayer. It is a time for us to enjoy the fruits of the land and be thankful for our wonderful climate and the talents of our farmers!

Key Events Happening This Month

Portrush Beer and Food...

The Portrush Beer & Food Festival 2016 is a celebration of artisan producers brought to the North Coast by the team behind...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Northern Ireland Potato Festival

A celebration of the mighty spud! The Festival showcases all that is local, fresh and seasonal. The Festival brings together members of...
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Carrickfergus Castle Food &...

Sample the delights of our new food and craft market. With a variety of home-made and locally sourced food, to craft stalls...
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Armagh Food & Cider Festival

The Armagh Festival of Food & Cider is a tasty feast of Armagh cuisine combined with the best of local Cider! Join...
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Comber Farmers’ Market

The Comber Farmers' Market is on Thursday 6th October. The market has built up a strong reputation for selling fresh, seasonal, award...
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South African Braai Night...

Join the South African Kitchn in the atmospheric surroundings of the Courtyard at Indie Fude in Comber for a fun Braai evening on...
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Belfast Restaurant Week

Held over a nine-day period from 8 – 16 October, Restaurant Week will promote great Belfast food and champion the city’s diverse...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Slow Food Festival 2016

The best of local, clean, fair food will be on the menu when Derry City and Strabane District Council hosts Northern Ireland’s...
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Slow Food Showcase Event

Derry City & Strabane District Council are delighted to announce a NEW and EXCITING ‘Slow Food Showcase Event’ as part of Year...
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Cuanton Abbey at The...

For all of those suffering withdrawal symptoms with the end of the iconic series Downton Abbey, fear not, now you have the...
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Loaves and Fishes

The Loaves and the Fishes event, is celebrating Seafood Week and the Year of Food and  Drink 2016. The event is being held in Ballywalter park, the ancestral home of Lord and Lady Dunleath in co....
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BBC Good Food Show...

Food NI will have a dedicated area for local producers within the BBC Good Food Show at The Belfast Waterfront this October....
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Bangor Artisan Beer Festival

Local Craft Beer, delicious food and music to put you in the mood, it's hard to think of a better way to...
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‘A Revolution of Experimentation’...

Following on from the very successful and enjoyable 'It ain't no sin to love gin' evenings with our friends at the Open...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Fawlty Towers at The...

This event at The Cuan just gets better and better. The Australian interactive troupe will meet, greet and seat you. They will serve...
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Ballycastle Autumn Market

As the days become shorter, the weather begins to turn colder, and markets become more and more infrequent, it’s inevitable that we...
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Goat Butchery Class

During this afternoon course we’ll share everything you need to know about butchery, the skills you’ll need and where the primary cuts...
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Newry Twilight Market

Newry Market will play host to the second Twilight Market to be held in the city’s unique venue, we would love to...
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Lisburn & Castlereagh Treat Week

The weeklong celebration of Lisburn and Castlereagh’s culinary heroes begins on Saturday 29th October and wraps up on 5th November. Bringing together...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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A Real Treat at...

Halloween Fest once again takes over Inns Market during the scariest time of year with ghoulish goodies and terrifying treats making up...
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Local Beer, Cider and...

Join the Slieve Donard as they celebrate locally produced beer, cider and spirits in the Grand Ballroom at Slieve Donard Resort and...
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Ghostly Greyabbey

The Ards Peninsula takes centre stage as part of the NI Year of Food and Drink this summer and autumn, when the...
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This Months Offers & Promotions

Harvest at Yahi

During October enjoy a hearty healthy broth filled with seasonal veggies for only £2.00.
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October Offer at Hastings Hotels

Enjoy delicious treats this month at any of the six Hastings Hotels
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Canteen Belfast 2016 Menus

Small Plates Menu-  3 Small plates for £9 or £3.50 each. Bring Your Own Wine-  from 5pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Book your table on 90673136 or email info@canteenbelfast.com
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This Months Recipes

Limavady Chorizo Soup –...

Recipe by Chef Brian McDermott who will cooking at Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Slow Food Festival in Guildhall...
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Raviolli Pillows with Potato...

This dish can be paired with Fresh Egg Pasta. This dish will be demonstrated by Urusla Ferrigno at the NI...
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Brian’s Apple & Blackberry...

This recipe was provided by Brian McDermott to close out a truly delightful September and celebrate the beginning of Harvest!
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Potato and Ricotta Balls

The Sicilian love of potatoes is well documented. The fertile soil from Etna gives the potatoes grown there golden flesh...
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Carrot Keftedes

This recipe was provided by Celebrity Chef Maria Elia and was showcased at Garden Show Ireland 2016
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Mridula Baljekar’s Comber Earlies...

The delightful Comber Earlies, a prized produce of Northern Ireland, are a new discovery to me.  I thought they would...
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Rhubarb Crumble

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Seasonal Chicken Pie

This is great way of making a chicken go further; depending on the size of the dish and the amount...
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Carrot and Coriander Soup

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