Sunday, September 11, 2011

Irish Food Bloggers Get Tips from the Best in the Business


Last Friday I spent the day among some of Ireland's top Food Bloggers. It was a day organised by Board Bia and we got the opportunity to take in tips on writing recipes, setting up our shots and photographing our food. With lots of great ideas on how to attract more traffic to our blogs. The chefs at Board Bia provided us with a delicious lunch and each blogger brought some home baked treats to enjoy at the tea break.
Since commencing food blogging, early last year, I have been lucky enough to attend a few events and  each time I meet some more lovely foodies for the first time. It is so wonderful to meet up with others that have a shared passion for all things food and this was another chance to have a  good old chin wag!




Kristin from Edible Ireland and Dinner du Jour sharing tips on recipe writing.





Sharon Hearne-Smith fills us in on lots of tricks of the trade.

Damien Mulley 
More fabulous bloggers - Lilly Higgins, Margaret O' Farrel and Sheila Kiely



Donal entertaining the crowd.





Donal and Aoife!

I have been chatting with Paula for ages on Twitter and it was lovely to finally got to meet in person. 

More lovely ladies - Aoife, Clare and Rosanne.

Front Row! Paula and Tracy!



6 comments:

Sue/the view from great island said...

I'm so jealous, this looks like so much fun. And all the fancy equipment looks fascinating!

likemamusedtobake said...

Great post Nessa. It was such a wonderful day and great to see you again. Looking forward to many more meet ups in the future. :)

Aoife - Babaduck said...

Please airbrush my photos!

p.s. do you know why Donal is blushing in that photo with me? You should ask Sarah from CakeInTheCountry...

Nessa Robins said...

Poor Donal!! Yes Aoife I heard that chat - it's good that Donal has someone like you to ask those tricky questions to :)

paulaannryan said...

Great post and pics! What a brill day! Looking forward to the next meet up! :-)

Take A Taste said...

Cool pics! It must have been fun!

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