Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe By Kevin O’Toole

Sweet And Sour Chicken Recipe By Kevin O’Toole

I asked Kevin O’Toole to give me a recipe with one quality Irish product. Kevin picked Rings Farm chicken.  In this new series of posts, I ask a chef...

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Baguette Viennoise: Viennese Baguette Recipe

Baguette Viennoise: Viennese Baguette Recipe

A while back, my boyfriend’s dad mentioned that he would love a great bread but one with a crust that would not cut his gums every time he bit...

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Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake Recipe

Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake Recipe

I love an old-fashioned cake. You know the kind, they’re tall and compact and have a chew. A small slice goes a long way. They’re maybe not always as moist...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Grainne Mullins, Pastry Chef

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Grainne Mullins, Pastry Chef

Grainne Mullins has had a mad career for one so young.  At 41 years of age, I’ve got the most disorganised life. I’m floating around like a mad yoke....

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Moules Frites Au Beurre Vert – Herb Butter Mussels And Fries

Moules Frites Au Beurre Vert – Herb Butter Mussels And Fries

Every now and again, I crave a huge bowl of slurpy mussels. They must have a good bit of sauce and there must be plenty of fries (not chips)...

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Brussel Sprouts And Feta Salad

Brussel Sprouts And Feta Salad

  Just now, I am all about the sprouts. Before Christmas. I had bought a large stalk and it’s after lasting me two weeks but I’ve finally gotten to...

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Brussel Sprouts Slaw Recipe

Brussel Sprouts Slaw Recipe

I find myself writing this post on the couch, ensconced between one of my cats (Miisu since you’re asking) and a mostly empty tin of Quality Streets (the only...

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A Gift Guide For Cheese Lovers

A Gift Guide For Cheese Lovers

Did I ever tell you I love cheese? Well, I love cheese. Cheese is for life but it’s also very much for Christmas.  As I get older, I eat...

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‘Nduja, Miso and Parsnip Soup

‘Nduja, Miso and Parsnip Soup

I declare soup season officially open.  This recipe was inspired by Jess Murphy, who just finished a year long residency in the Irish Times, where she shared a comforting...

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Accidentally Vegan Aubergine Recipe

Accidentally Vegan Aubergine Recipe

I find aubergines intimidating.  It’s not the girth that bothers me. There’s always some butter or a sharp knife for that. No, it’s the never quite knowing what to...

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