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…

Three Sicilian Wines

Drink | 23rd May 2017 | By

Aldi have recently launched a range of Sicilian wines, and I was intrigued when they sent me some to taste. Before this the only Sicilian drink I’d tried was Marsala, Read more…

Taste Kilkenny – Episode 2: Kilkenny Whiskey Guild

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild

Drink, Food | 21st May 2017 | By

 In the first episode of my Taste Kilkenny series, I wrote about Highbank Orchard and all that you can do with an apple. This week is all about the Kilkenny Read more…

Taste Kilkenny – Episode 1: Discover Highbank Orchard

Taste Kilkenny Highbank Orchard

Taste Kilkenny launched in April. I’ve been a big fan of Goatsbridge Trout and the work they do at their farm for quite some time, but I would have never Read more…

Tropical Fruit Salad And The Mother Of All Gins

tropical fruit

Food | 6th May 2017 | By

Don’t know what to make when you’re short on time and you’ve been asked to bring dessert? A tropical fruit salad will see you right.  I had to make a dessert Read more…

What Are The Best And Most Unusual Cooking Accessories

Cooking Accessories

Food | 30th April 2017 | By

I have been pondering cooking accessories for a while. I’ve been particularly curious about what makes a great one versus the ones that clutter my kitchen and gather dust.  I Read more…