What’s in your weekend

Saving our built heritage is an important topic in Northern Ireland, and reporter Amy Cochrane talks to photographer, Rebecca, who is capturing some beautiful and captivating buildings for posterity as part of her Abandoned NI project. And it’s not just about the sites themselves, it’s about those who used to inhabit the properties – and their fascinating stories.

riter Damian Kerlin chats to local LGBT+ organisations as part of LGBT+ History month, hearing about projects examining Northern Ireland’s queer past.

Food-wise Donal Skehan offers comforting recipes to banish the winter blues while Paula McIntyre opts for full-on rich and decadent savoury and sweet meal ideas.

Focusing on the international culinary scene, food writer John Mulgrew extols his love of Vietnamese dining in Belfast and reviewer, Joris Minne gives his opinion on an Armagh food institution.

Drinks writer Gary Law has Valentine gift ideas for the important person in their lives who enjoys a tipple.

We’ve also got advice from Diarmuid Gavin, book reviews and health news – plus, we’re seeing stripes in terms of interiors.

No Weekend is complete without some TV watching and telly addict Billy Weir gives his take on Jamie Oliver’s new cookery competition programme for Channel Four.

Enjoy your weekend.

Belfast Telegraph