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Refreshing Estonian Salad

Food | 30th March 2014 | By

This one is lovely served with salty or spicy meat. It’s of course just gorgeous with no meat! It goes great alongside some simple roasted potatoes or spicy roasted cauliflower! Read more…

Simple Grated Carrots and Black Sesame Seeds Salad

Food | 27th March 2014 | By

This one has to be made one day in advance for best effect. It’s possibly one of the cheapest salads you can make this month. Ingredients: 1 kg of carrots Read more…

Petit Salé Aux Lentilles (Salted Pork With Lentils)

Food | 23rd March 2014 | By

Another traditional French dish. It’s as cheap as chips and truly delicious. Yesterday I went around Meath St and got some great bargains from the butchers. €1 for a salted Read more…

Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce

Food | 22nd March 2014 | By

I’ve stopped buying tomato sauce in the shops. A while back I bought a tray of jars and lids and I now make my own and it keeps for month. Read more…

Traditional French Flan

Food | 21st March 2014 | By

If you’ve ever been to France, I really hope you’ve taken the time to try a slice of our Traditional French Flan.  Traditional French flan is an institution. It’s also called Read more…

Tablet: a deliciously sticky mess

Food | 19th March 2014 | By

Tablet is a Scottish sweet. In keeping with their national tradition, you can feel it clogging your arteries and eat at your teeth but man does it taste good! The Read more…

Merciful Hangover Salad

Food | 14th March 2014 | By

My pal Fiona (@GreenClouds4) is a busy mum of 3 and still a brilliant chef. Look at her recipe. Perfectly timed for this weekend’s madness too. “Aiming for Monster Munch Read more…

Elaine’s Garlic Tear’ n Share bread

Food | 2nd March 2014 | By

Elaine (@hootiemcboobs) posted a picture of her homemade bread on Twitter today and I asked her for the recipe to share with you guys. So here it is! Ingredients 210 g Read more…

Crêpe, galettes and pancakes

Food | 2nd March 2014 | By

So Mardi Gras is upon us this week. You guys call it Fat Tuesday and it’s the day before Ash Wednesday. If I remember my catechism from way way back Read more…

Auntie Dote’s take on Mrs Beeton’s Almond cake – No Flour!

Food | 2nd March 2014 | By

Yesterday morning I was having a foodie chat with the lovely Jane Ruffino (@janeruffino) about the fact that I’m working on a recipe for a flourless cake for her but Read more…