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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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BARRY SUN’S COQ AU VIN WITH POLENTA – REGAN ORGANIC FARM

BARRY SUN’S COQ AU VIN WITH POLENTA – REGAN ORGANIC FARM

When I asked Barry Sun to pick a recipe to make around an Irish ingredient, I hadn’t expected he would go for Coq Au Vin. It’s such a french...

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BLACK-EYED PEAS AND THE WAY THEY LOOK AT YOU FROM THE BACK OF THE PRESS

BLACK-EYED PEAS AND THE WAY THEY LOOK AT YOU FROM THE BACK OF THE PRESS

You bought them 5 years ago when you decided you were reinventing your kitchen, your cooking, and your life. You would be that person who would cook dry pulses...

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A VERY IRISH SEMOLINA CAKE BY GRAINNE MULLINS

A VERY IRISH SEMOLINA CAKE BY GRAINNE MULLINS

I asked Grainne Mullins to participate in my Cooking During Covid series and to write up a recipe using some of her favourite Irish ingredients. I should have guessed...

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St. TOLA GOAT’S CHEESE TIKKI WITH PLUM CHUTNEY BY KARAN MITTAL

St. TOLA GOAT’S CHEESE TIKKI WITH PLUM CHUTNEY BY KARAN MITTAL

I’ve known Karan Mittal for a few years now and from the start, he was cooking with St. Tola cheese as his go-to goat cheese.  During Covid 19, I...

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WHOLE CAULIFLOWER BAKED IN SMOKED GUBBEEN BECHAMEL

WHOLE CAULIFLOWER BAKED IN SMOKED GUBBEEN BECHAMEL

Today’s recipe requires a cauliflower (they’re in season and delicious in Ireland just now) and more importantly, it requires Smoked Gubbeen.  I keep mentioning to people that they should...

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