‘NDUJA CRUSTED SMASHED POTATOES RECIPE

‘NDUJA CRUSTED SMASHED POTATOES RECIPE

These ‘nduja crusted potatoes are so moreish I would happily sit with a great big bowl of them and nothing else. I do think maybe, I missed a trick by not serving them with a bit of sour cream on the side.  If you’re wondering, why there is a need to smash and breakdown the spuds a bit it’s really... Read More

SPICY TUNA RILLETTES RECIPE

SPICY TUNA RILLETTES RECIPE

Tuna rillettes are a thing of beauty that can be made from ingredients usually found at home.  Tuna rillettes is a fishy take on a long-loved French Classique of my childhood. It’s easy to make and delicious in the summer with some crudités to help you spoon the delicious fish pâté out. You could also use some tortillas chips and... Read More

ONE PAN POTATOES AND MUSSELS RECIPE

ONE PAN POTATOES AND MUSSELS RECIPE

I’ve bought a Weber kettle barbecue last month and I’ve been messing around with it, learning the basics and then losing the run of myself and grilling notions. At the same time, Sustainable Seafood Ireland has started selling at the Airfield weekend market and it means I get to buy the best fish in Dublin a few hours from when... Read More

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – EDIZEMI ONILENLA, CEO

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – EDIZEMI ONILENLA, CEO

If you shop in SuperValu you might have come across a brand of African snacks made in Ireland called Mama Shee. But do you know about Edizemi Onilenla, the woman behind the brand?  I asked Edizemi Onilenla to tell me about herself. I knew very little about herself. She is Mama Shee, that much I knew.  She fed our front... Read More

GARDEN RHUBARB TARTLETS BY JR RYALL

GARDEN RHUBARB TARTLETS BY JR RYALL

This recipe comes from JR Ryall who is the Pastry chef at Ballymaloe House. Ballymaloe House is a well-known and loved estate in County Cork. It’s the home of the Allens, Ireland’s premiere cooking family. Like Hunter’s Hotel and the Glenlo Abbey, Ballymaloe is part of Ireland’s Blue Book, my favourite collection of boutique accommodation.  Rhubarb is in season just... Read More

DALGONA COFFEE CAKE RECIPE

DALGONA COFFEE CAKE RECIPE

What’s Dalgona coffee cake, you’re asking? Well let me tell you all about it and then you can decide for yourself whether it’s a culinary adventure you want to embark on.  Before I start telling you about my Dalgona coffee cake, let me tell you a bit about what I found in my research. Dalgona coffee is all over Instagram.... Read More

CLIFF TOWNHOUSE DUBLIN BAY PRAWN COCKTAIL

CLIFF TOWNHOUSE DUBLIN BAY PRAWN COCKTAIL

I asked Sean Smith, head chef at The Cliff Townhouse in Dublin, to give me a recipe using an Irish ingredient. He chose to use Dublin Bay prawns as supplied by SSI Wholesale. There is great method in his madness as SSI Wholesale is now morphing into a retail home delivery one stop shop for the very best fish in... Read More

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