Hunters Hotel And The Apple Crumble

Hunters Hotel And The Apple Crumble

Hunters Hotel is tucked away in the Wicklow mountains and is worth the visit for the road trip alone.  I first came across Hunters Hotel in the autumn. We...

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Carrots With Miso Butter And Tarragon

Carrots With Miso Butter And Tarragon

I’m not sure why but I rarely buy carrots. I like them very well raw, like in this pickled carrots salad but I very rarely cook them. For some...

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Drummond House Smoked Garlic

Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Drummond House Smoked Garlic

Tis the season to funk up the sprouts and explore new flavours. In this post, I play with Drummond House smoked garlic.  As you know by now, I like...

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Gougères Also Known As French Cheese Puffs

Gougères Also Known As French Cheese Puffs

Gougères are a thing of beauty. Warm cheesy little choux pastry puffs best eaten straight out of the oven.  Gougères hail from Burgundy in France and are commonly served...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry: Jess Murphy, Head Chef

Women Of The Irish Food Industry: Jess Murphy, Head Chef

This post is the first of many. I intend to introduce you to a new woman of the Irish food industry every week. There are many strong and inspiring...

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Fresh India by Meera Sodha – A Review

Fresh India by Meera Sodha – A Review

In this post, I want to share with you how I got on with Fresh India.  This year, my birthday was a rather significant one. This happens once about...

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Kids Seafood September Goes Nationwide

Kids Seafood September Goes Nationwide

If you are a social media user in Ireland, you might read about Kids Seafood September but what is it all about? In August 2017, Gaz Smith was finding...

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Indian Style Salad Recipe Inspired By Meera Sodha

Indian Style Salad Recipe Inspired By Meera Sodha

I turned 40 a week ago, and I was given a present of Fresh India so on the day I spent a good long while going through it and made...

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I Used To Hate Coriander

I Used To Hate Coriander

This is the story of how I went from hating coriander to cooking with it. I hated coriander violently and with a passion. I called it the devil’s parsley....

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Apricot And Saffron Clafoutis Recipe

Apricot And Saffron Clafoutis Recipe

This apricot and saffron clafoutis recipe is based on a classic summer French dessert. During the summer there are many occasions to get together with friends for picnics, barbecues,...

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