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About Forkful
We are friends who love making simple food look beautiful. We hope our recipes will inspire you to get into the kitchen this season. Aoife McElwain works in front of the camera writing the recipes and styling the food, while Mark Duggan works behind the camera to make sure it all looks as delicious as possible. We work with editors such as Killian Broderick and music supervisors like Nialler9 to make sure that our finished videos look and sound as smart as possible. We work with brands like Glenisk and Folláin to help them create delicious video content for their online platforms. When we're not making videos, we write a weekly column called Speedy Suppers on Thursdays in The Irish Independent. Aoife writes the recipes and styles the food while Mark takes the photographs.  
18 Jul
diy pastry

Pastry is actually marvellously simple. We always thought there was some secret magic to making pastry. Our revelation came when...

03 Jul
courgette pickles

We love recipes that can straddle the seasons while making the best use of the ingredients to hand. Our courgette...

25 Jun
cuisine de france

It was a pleasure to collaborate with the multi award-winning agency Rothco on creating a series of ten videos for...

20 Jun
beetroot hummus

Remember when beetroots used to mean those sad, salty slices brined in a jar? We love to see this sweet,...

05 Jun
carrot cupcakes
We used to be afraid of baking. Big time. Making cakes for friends was an insurmountable task. And one made more confusing by the ease with which it came to others. "What's wrong with us?" we'd ask ourselves, while guiltily gorging on bakery-bought eclairs. "Why can't we bake?"
22 May
parsnip fritters

Here at forkful, we’re inspired by the ingredients and seasons around us. At the moment, our Irish weather is hosting...

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29 Oct
baking on heir island

Sometimes life as a food explorer can be rather magical. I’ve talked before of how one of the (many) unexpected...

19 Oct
forkful + Babette’s Feast

Aoife (the cook behind forkful) is hosting a special screening this coming Friday at The Clones Film Festival in County...