Saffron Rice Pudding – An Aromatic Twist On A Traditional Recipe

Saffron Rice Pudding – An Aromatic Twist On A Traditional Recipe

Saffron rice pudding? Are you mad? Pure Notions!  Pure notions is absolutely right and I do acknowledge that tis far from saffron rice pudding we were all raised. But...

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Warm Potato Hash With Halloumi Recipe

Warm Potato Hash With Halloumi Recipe

This halloumi recipe is easy, easy like a sunday morning, or even like a Tuesday evening. Ideal when you really don’t want to cook but still want a decent...

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Stuffed Tomatoes – Tomates Farcies A La Francaise –

Stuffed Tomatoes – Tomates Farcies A La Francaise –

We say tomates farcies, you say stuffed tomatoes.  I’ve been chatting with Christine Theze. With her husband Eric, she owns and manages La Boheme, a well known and loved...

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Left-Over Lamb And Peas – Spring In A Plate

Left-Over Lamb And Peas – Spring In A Plate

You’ve had your Easter dinner and more than likely it was lamb. If you’re anything like me, you might have done a joint big enough for ten people when...

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N’Duja Pasta Bake – A Recipe For When You Need A Quick Bite

N’Duja Pasta Bake – A Recipe For When You Need A Quick Bite

N’duja is spicy sausage spread from Calabria in Italy. You don’t need to cook it, it’s spreadable and it is delicious on warm toasted bread. N’duja contains chilis so...

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Slow Roasted Shoulder Of Lamb Recipe

Slow Roasted Shoulder Of Lamb Recipe

Yesterday, we had dinner with the family and we all brought something. It’s the kind of simple thing that makes me happy. Nobody is left with doing all the...

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Pear And Vanilla Clafoutis Or The Five Minutes Cake

Pear And Vanilla Clafoutis Or The Five Minutes Cake

See the way somedays you’ve got a massive hankering for a bit of cake? I find that those hankering regularly happen to me when I’m feeling lazy and sluggish....

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Traditional French Chouquettes Recipe

Traditional French Chouquettes Recipe

What are French chouquettes? They are sweet choux pastry buns sprinkled with pearl sugar.  French chouquettes are a traditional, back home in France. Mind you we don’t go around...

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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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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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