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Barbeque Rubs – Get Up in our Grill

The sun is out, drinks chilling and the beef is marinating. Good work, yeah? Absolutely, but could it be even better? According to barbecue experts, marinating is out and dry rubs are in. While a good marinade may make the

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A Sure Hit With Sheer Khurma

As Ramadan falls on Street Feast this year, we take the opportunity to explore some of the yummy traditions of other cultures. This popular dessert is a must for Eid, the official end of Ramadan celebration, and can be served

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The Power of Food

As Street Feast falls on Ramadan this year, we are reminded of the special power food has to bridge gaps, break down barriers and bring people together. Food, and the preparation of it, is something that enables us to come together

Posted in Community Building, Healthy Communities, Ideas & Preparations

Wicklow, Leading the Way with Play

Having the freedom to step outside your own front door and kick a ball around, skip, or play a game of tag is nothing new. There are still some communities where this happens and that’s brilliant. But in reality, most

Posted in Healthy Communities, Ideas & Preparations

Charm ’em with Chutney

With its sweet, spicy flavour, vibrant colour and succulent chunks of juicy fresh mango, this traditional chutney is just as good as any you’ll find in your local Indian restaurant. It’s the perfect accompaniment to many dishes, from curries and

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Herb & Feta Picnic Pastries

Looking for answers to your picnic basket this Summer? These herb and feta pastries are a great alternative to sandwiches and will become a fast favourite at your gathering. But don’t let these fancy looking filos fool you, they’re quick

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Next Steps..

So you’ve registered your Street Feast event? Great! Now you’ve got some momentum, why not keep going?! Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to get geared up for Street Feast 2018..   Choose a venue A Street Feast can take

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Shake your pom-poms people, it’s hump day!

Making pom-poms is easy, fun, and can be a great sociable activity – particularly in the lead-up to Street Feast. So why not spruce up your celebration with some re-usable décor? With pom-poms in your life, the possibilities are endless.

Posted in Decor, Ideas & Preparations

Crafting Community

Socialising is fun and easy when you craft. It is the perfect mix of meditative (very meticulous magazine clipping), creative (now, where to put all those pictures of puppies I’ve cut out?), and conversational (which nut, if you could be any nut,

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Party with your neighbours for Street Feast 2018!

We’d love you to join us on Sunday 10th June for Street Feast 2018. It’s the perfect opportunity to get to know your neighbours a bit better and celebrate your community over food, chats and great craic. What better way

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Marinating – Poultry in Motion

Marinades don’t only flavour meat they also tenderise it. Overnight marinating generally creates the most flavour but more delicate meats, like fish and shellfish, will not cope with more than a couple of hours. Similarly, never use salt, lemon, lime

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Licenced to Grill

A barbeque is never just ‘a barbeque’ – it’s a celebration. For many of us, you just can’t beat a good old fashioned barbeque. Nothing compares to cooking over charcoal – the flavour, the smell, the theatre! If it’s not in sight, you

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Location, location, location..

Wondering where to hold your Street Feast this year?A Street Feast can be anything from a few neighbours getting together in a front garden to a full-blown community street party. You can hold it anywhere with the relevant permissions. With

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Street Feasts for Ramadan – A Night to Remember

Ramadan is a special time for the Islamic religion worldwide. And as Street Feast falls right in the middle, we wanted to show how you could consider those in your community who may be observing it. Ramadan is a time

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A Street Feast Guide to Insurance

With Street Feast 2017 just around the corner, it’s getting down to the nitty gritty and the time has come to think about “adulting” kinda things like insurance and whatnot. Some councils may require you take out Public Liability Insurance, usually as

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Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland hosted by you and your neighbours. They can be anywhere really - out on the street, in a local park or in your front garden.

There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.