New Faces and Places on the Donegal Food Scene

While hospitality continues to suffer with an ongoing lockdown, there are some new and exciting developments on the Donegal food scene with new take-out kits and dining at home options now available. Donegal has long been famous for its breath-taking scenery, with rolling hills and mountainous skies, but now the county is gaining a reputation for its sublime food, some would say the hottest on the island! The Donegal food experience now spans locally sourced seafood, luxury home-made granola, takeaway Breakfast Boxes, artisan Asian spices and vegan delights.


Masaloon is one such successful business developed by a young Donegal cook named Conor McEniff. Lockdown boredom found Conor stuck in the kitchen experimenting with ingredients trying to create the perfect concoction. Influenced by his love of Indian food and complex, sweet and savoury spices, Conor began selling his jarred-up sauces to family and friends who kept coming back for more.


Conor’s mantra is “that every spice and ingredient has a purpose, and they all work together in harmony to produce a little jar of goodness. Each product is extremely versatile and can be used on just about anything.”

Masaloon is now available to buy online and all over Ireland. The range proudly uses no colourings or preservatives and all products are vegan and coeliac friendly. Conor has tonnes of ideas in the pipeline, so keep an eye on his social media channels and visit to shop this exciting collection of chutney and curry pastes made in Donegal.

Baker Street

Baker Street 1979 is another Donegal food experience that must be added to your foodie bucket list. Located in Carndonagh, this latest venture from Donegal Chef Kieran Duey offers breakfast and lunch, delicious baked goods, lots of vegan and veggie delights, an artisan ice cream bar and outside catering. From freshly baked Rocher puffs, Kinder Bueno cheesecakes, ultimate Bourbon style steak sandwiches, ice cream icebergs, vegan Baker Street breakfast boxes, Milky Way sundaes and mouth-watering churros, Baker Street has something for everyone in the family no matter what you feel like eating.

Baker Street

Check out their Facebook to order your weekend treats.

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