Meet the Team behind the Irish Qs:

Johnny Glendinning

Event Coordinator

What is your first food memory?

Eating parmesan in my dad's pasta stand at Portobello Market

What is your favourite comfort food?

Penne Arrabiata

Are you a starter person or a dessert person (and why)?

Starter because I'm sweet enough already!

Your perfect birthday breakfast is...
Poached eggs with smoked salmon

What food is your guilty pleasure?
Gü Desserts

A secret ingredient that makes everything better is...


Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?

Sir Bobby Robson

What is your favourite cuisine, and why?

Italian is the obvious choice but I do really enjoy Somali food

Tell us about a memorable meal, perhaps from a holiday or cooked by a loved one?

Aldeburgh Fish & Chips, a renowned fish and chips from near my family home

When choosing food products, we should think more about...


What's your first Friday night drink of choice?

Lager (Stella Artois)

What is one food you can't stand?


You can only take one condiment to a dessert island with you - what will you choose?

Siracha Mayo

What is your most used cookery book?

Hummingbird Bakery

What is your signature dish?


What do you listen to when you're cooking?


What's your ultimate cooking hack?

Always use garlic

A product you've discovered through the Qs that you can't get enough of?

Dunnes' Sticky Toffee Pudding

Who is an up-and-coming food producer we should look out for (and why)?

@spudman (tiktok)

Which category are you most looking forward to this year?

Vegan/Vegetarian - Main Meal Centres