The vegetarian option is no longer an afterthought on Irish menus and in Irish kitchens. There's a huge range of great meat-free dishes you can make at home. Here, some of the country's top chefs have shared meat-free meals you can try for yourself.
From the incredible Seamus Commons of Knockranny House Hotel, this beautiful soup is a woodland walk in a bowl.
What could be better for a picnic than a salad in the hand? Each of these little morsels truly represents the colours of summer.
This tasty salad from The Vegan Honeypot, with a fresh tahini dressing, can be made with quinoa or brown rice if you prefer.
These pancakes are quite dense, and ideal for brunch. Serve with poached fruit and chopped nuts or lemon curd.
Sweet potato is a naturally sweet vegetable, which makes it ideal for baking as you need less added sugar. We call these brownies but they are quite a different texture – softer with less crunch since there is less sugar.