Love NI Meat

August is a celebration of our fantastic local meat industry!

Carnivores rejoice! If you produce, serve up or work with our brilliantly bred Northern Ireland meat this month is for you!

Nothing is more tempting at an outdoor event than a pulled pork sandwich, a gourmet beef burger or a succulent lamb kebab.

Key Events Happening This Month

Comber Farmers’ Market

The Comber Farmers' Market is on Thursday 4th August. The market has built up a strong reputation for selling fresh, seasonal, award...
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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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IT’S GIN O’CLOCK THIS...

Gin lovers are in for a treat this summer as The Merchant Hotel plays host to a very special event in its...
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From Burgundy to Bangor

In this one-off exclusive event, Robert Neill and Neil Preshaw of Neill Wine, Groomsport,will showcase three of the very finest winesfrom the...
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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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Portavogie Seafood Festival

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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Armagh Beer & Cider Festival

Join Armagh City Hotel on Sunday 14th August for a Beer & Cider Festival. Enjoy Craft Beers and locally produced ciders paired...
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A Tribute to Marco...

Includes canapés and fizz on arrival plus three-course Marco Pierre White fine dining experience with matched wines from specialist independent wine merchants...
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The Sundown Market

Comber Farmer's Market and Bangor Food Assembly join forces with a selection of Bangor eateries and Belfast’s St George’s Market On Tour....
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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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Moira Speciality Food Fair

Following the success of its inaugural year, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, hosts of Speciality Food Fair, have announced a packed line...
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Meet the Brewer

Meet the brewer is a festival of Northern Irish Craft Beers and Ciders. Meet the local brewers and sample what they have...
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Celebrate Strangford Festival at...

The rebirth of Strangford Festival encapsulates all that is uniquely special to a vibrant village community. The festival will run from Friday...
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Hilden Beer & Music Festival

Set in the historic grounds of Hilden House in Lisburn, the Hilden Beer and Music Festival is the oldest beer festival in...
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The Irish Game &...

The ROI’s equivalent to the Game Fair at Shanes Castle and with a similarly family friendly programme of battle re-enactments, angling competitions,...
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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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Fish ‘N’ Sips

A five course seafood feast from the Mourne Seafood Bar with five matched wines from local independent wine merchant, Neill Wine, plus...
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Southern Style BBQ Masterclass

August is 'Meat Month' in N. Ireland, and no better way to celebrate than a good 'aul BBQ with plenty of meat,...
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This Months Offers & Promotions

August Offers 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

The Wild Garden of...

Gin lovers are in for a treat this summer as The Merchant Hotel plays host to a very special event...
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Marinated Local lamb, Leggygowan...

This recipe was provided by Celebrity Chef Maria Elia and was showcased at Garden Show Ireland 2016
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Coppi’s Steak Florentine

At Coppi we work closely with our friend and supplier Peter Hannan in Moria. I could write pages on Peter’s...
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Smoked Chicken, Pancetta &...

We always play about with the combination of smoked chicken, leek and pancetta in Coppi as it is always popular...
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Italian Spiced Pork &...

An Il Pirata Classic. These sausages are about as close to a Tuscan sausage that any local supplier can produce....
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Chicken Parmigiana

This is a very simple recipe that can be knocked up anytime in the house and the kids will love...
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Braised Beef Pappardelle, Orange...

This dish served at Il Pirata is our take on spaghetti bolognaise, Italian beef ragu; slowly cooked beef brisket in...
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Finnebrogue Venison Rump with...

This dish is from Danny Miller of Balloo House for The Hans Sloane Killyleagh Chocolate Festival
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Pork Chops with Cider...

Recipe from Barbara Collins
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Fillet of beef with...

Future Food Trends by Noel Mc Meel My style of food, at Lough Erne Resort, is seasonal and uncomplicated. I...
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Grilled Fillet of Beef...

As it’s B.B.Q. season, feel free to prepare the beef on yours, otherwise, it’s a matter of a quick sealing...
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Braised Steak with Oysters,...

Braised Steak with Oysters, Whitewater Stout Mixed Seaweeds, dulse, sea lettuce & nori
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Glenarm Shorthorn Rib Eye...

Glenarm Shorthorn Rib Eye Steak Sandwich with Bushmills Jus This recipe will be demonstrated on our Signature Dish Kitchen in the...
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Finnebrogue venison with potato...

Finnebrogue venison with potato boxty and Spring vegetables
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