- Published: Monday, 29 June 2020 11:10
Even the Irish will tell you the food in Ireland used to be awful. They’ll often even be the first to do so, beating everyone else to the pip just in case. There’s no shame in it though; eight hundred years of colonial rule tends to have a starving effect on a nation’s culinary ventures. And when you’re rebuilding a country post-independence, developing the perfect sauce for your ham hocks is probably quite low on your list of priorities. But then things changed, radically, and nowhere is that clearer than in Ireland’s increasingly cosmopolitan capital city, Dublin.