Gin Garnishes

Gin garnishes

Drink | 6th August 2017 | By

Can’t afford to go out? Stay at home and make delicious cocktails with these gorgeous gin garnishes.  With what appears to be a new festival happening most weekends in a Read more…

Aldi’s Wine Lover Sale

Aldi's Wine Lover Sale

Drink | 3rd August 2017 | By

Aldi are having a late summer wine sale. This is great because Aldi is one of those shops that we’d all like to buy wine in, if only we had Read more…

Homemade Spice Bag Is Easier To Make Than You Think

Homemade Spice Bag

Food | 29th July 2017 | By

I have two questions for you. Have you ever eaten a spice bag? And more importantly, have you ever eaten a homemade spice bag? If you’ve never heard of the Read more…

BBQ Pork And The Lost Art Of Throwing Whatever Is Handy In The Marinade

BBQ Pork

Food | 21st July 2017 | By

It’s summer and I’m indulging in a spot of outdoors cooking and BBQ pork is my new bae.  There are a million and one recipes for BBQ pork if you Read more…

French Aioli Made With Irish Ingredients Is The Best Of Both Worlds

French Aioli

Food | 15th July 2017 | By

Have you ever had French aioli? If not, it’s one of summer’s basic pleasures. Read on.  Yesterday was Bastille Day and we were having a barbeque at some friends house. Read more…

The Croffle And Why You Will Not See Me Queuing For it


Food, Where I Eat | 11th July 2017 | By

On this Bastille week, in the good year of 2017, the croffle was born.  What is a croffle you wonder? Well, according to the press release I received yesterday: “The Read more…

Mexican Style BBQ Grilled Chicken Is The New Black

Grilled chicken

Food | 9th July 2017 | By

This Mexican style grilled chicken is ideal for a quick marinade before throwing the meat on the barbie.  I realised recently that for someone who claims to love meat, I Read more…

Pomegranate Soup Or The Taste Of Iran

Food | 26th June 2017 | By

I recently read a book called Pomegranate Soup by Mayo based Iranian born, Marsha Mehran. The author unexpectedly passed away in her home at the young age of 36 back Read more…

Taste Kilkenny – Episode 3: Discover Zwartbles And The Cat Shepherd


I was sent to Suzanna Crampton at Zwartbles Farm by Julie of Highland Orchard Farm during my first visit on my Taste Kilkenny tour. As previously mentioned, you simply cannot Read more…

White Asparagus With Miso Vinaigrette

White Asparagus

Food | 26th May 2017 | By

White asparagus are a strong childhood memory. I serve them here based on a classical recipe but with a twist.  I grew up in France, where white asparagus where the Read more…