Seas, Rivers & Loughs

This July we celebrate the wonderfulness of our waters!

Get set for a seafood extravaganza as we champion the best of our lakes, islands, riverbanks and ocean edges.

Our coasts, rivers and lakes are out of this world so it’s no surprise that we catch and cook some of the best seafood imaginable!

Key Events Happening This Month

Eel Eat

Eel‐Eat is an initiative brought to you by Lough Neagh Partnership in association with the Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co‐operative and supported by...
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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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Hillsborough Farmers Market

A new farmers market will bring the very best local, seasonal and artisan food to Hillsborough’s doorstep. Over 20 food producers will...
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River to Lough Festival

River to Lough Festival is now in its third year, and is a hugely popular, award winning event, showcasing the unique cultural...
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Comber Farmers’ Market

The Comber Farmers' Market is on Thursday 7th July 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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Orangefest 2016

Orangefest is an annual event that is located in the idyllic grounds of the City Hall. Come and support our local producers...
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The Soma Festival

The Soma Festival for Artisan Food and Craft Beer producers to get involved in the Soma Taste Experience on the 16-17th July...
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Foyle Maritime Festival

  Foyle Maritime Festival will host the stopover of the Clipper Race 2015-16 as they near the end of their Round the...
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Clipper Race Kitchens @...

Tantalize your taste buds at the Foyle Maritime Festival, with the Clipper Race Kitchens Food Village at Ebrington Plaza, offering the best...
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Dalriada Festival

Comprising of events that highlight the unique historic Sporting, Music and Food cultures of both Ireland and Scotland, the Dalriada Festival reflects...
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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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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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World Skiff Rowing Event-...

Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership are hosting the international coastal rowing event, ‘Skiffieworlds 2016’. 800 competitors, some from as far away as...
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Skiffie Worlds 2016

Skiffie Worlds and Strangford Lough Festival, come and watch communities from around the world participate in this colourful and friendly celebration of...
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NI Open Food Festival

The NI Open Food Festival was introduced in 2014 and forms part of Tourism NI’s Year of Food and Drink 2016, which...
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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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Peninsula Food Showcase

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

July 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

Brannigan’s locally shot pigeon,...

This dish will be demonstrated by Daniel Harvey from Daniel’s at Tweedies at the Tesco Taste Festival on Friday 16th...
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Mackerel Pate

This mackerel pate recipe will be demonstrated by Jenny Turley at Tesco Extra Antrim on Saturday 2nd July, as part...
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Seafood Chowder

This chowder recipe will be demonstrated by Jenny Turley at Tesco Extra Antrim on Saturday 2nd July, as part of...
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Roast New Potatoes and...

  This recipe will be demonstrated by Celebrity Chef  Tom Hunt at The Comber Earlies Food Festival on Saturday 25th...
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Penne alla Puttanesca

This dish is best served with penne pasta made from semolina pasta without egg or a very good quality dried...
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Traditional Mussels

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast.
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Oyster Gratin

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast. Buy your oysters from your fishmonger, pop into ST Georges Market...
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Lough Neagh Eel, Teriyaki...

This recipe was provided by James Street South, Belfast
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The Cuan’s Seafood Chowder

This Chowder is a signature dish of The Cuan since their opening on 17th March 1991. With compliments Peter and...
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Seafood Chowder

This is a recipe by Brian Mc Dermott The No Salt Chef on the Tesco Kitchen at the Balmoral Show...
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Lough Neagh Eel, Teriyaki...

This is a Recipe from Niall McKenna at James Street South  showcasing local food on the Taste of Ulster TV Kitchen...
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Lough Neagh Smoked Eel...

This is a recipe by Paula McIntyre of BBC Radio Ulster showcasing local food on the Taste of Ulster TV...
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Fresh Eel with Soda...

This is a recipe by Paula McIntyre of BBC Radio Ulster showcasing local food on the Taste of Ulster TV at...
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Comber Potato, Asparagus and...

This is a recipe by Danny Miller of Balloo House showcasing local food on the Signature Kitchen in the NI...
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Ewing’s Pale Smoked Cod,...

This recipe is from Fritz Machala at Sugarcane Bistro from Comber Potato Festival.
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Bushmills and Honey Glazed...

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Titanic Belfast – Roast...

NITB Signature Dish.  Roast Hake with Pearl Barley “Risotto” with wild Rocket and aged Cheddar This dish was cooked by Leo...
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Seared bream with fennel...

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Mussels in white wine

Portrush Regatta 2012. This recipe was demonstrated by Ian Orr of Browns Restaurant.
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Mackerel Fillets with a...

Flavours of the Foyle This dish was cooked by Brian McDermott. A word from the chef….. I love Mackerel and...
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Monkfish with Seaweed Butter

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