Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sheena Dignam, Food Tours Operator

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Sheena Dignam, Food Tours Operator

Sheena Dignam is the creator of Galway Food Tours.  I met Sheena Dignam over two years ago now. I was at the media launch of the Galway Food Festival...

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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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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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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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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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Tartiflette Savoyarde With Wholesome Ireland

Tartiflette Savoyarde With Wholesome Ireland

If you follow my friend Caitriona Redmond, you will know that she rears her own pigs has recently sent to the slaughterhouse.  This means her freezer is packed full...

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Semolina Pudding Recipe

Semolina Pudding Recipe

This is one of those ultra comforting childhood desserts that every now and then will trump the most elaborate of cakes.  This semolina pudding recipe will allow you to...

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Classic Duck Legs

Classic Duck Legs

This one comes courtesy of the Lidl French Specials week and is inspired by my recent trip to the Basque Country.  I bought two Barbary Duck Legs. Each leg...

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Pain Perdu

Pain Perdu

Well, it’s the 1st of June and a bank holiday Monday here in Ireland. There is a level Orange wind and rain alert, I miss my mum and I’m...

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