Best of the Best Gourmand Award


Barbara writes the Taste of Ulster/Food NI Guidebooks which won the Best of the Best Gourmand World Cookbook Award at the Frankfurt World Book Fair in October 2015.


The Good China Set

Barbara Collins worked as a reporter and producer at BBC Northern Ireland for 16 years before setting up her own company, the Good China Set, in 2015. She is based in Galway, Ireland.





Barbara is a member of the UK and Irish Guilds of Food Writers. She writes for Taste of Ulster/Food NI, broadcasts for BBC Radio Ulster and she also does occasional PR work including the Blas na hEireann Awards.