LAMB MINCE BALLS IN A MARSALA SAUCE

LAMB MINCE BALLS IN A MARSALA SAUCE

This dish is not for every day, it’s for when you’re sad and you need a hug, or it’s when you’re happy and you want to celebrate. It is...

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ONE PAN POTATOES AND MUSSELS RECIPE

ONE PAN POTATOES AND MUSSELS RECIPE

I’ve bought a Weber kettle barbecue last month and I’ve been messing around with it, learning the basics and then losing the run of myself and grilling notions. At...

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A VERY IRISH SEMOLINA CAKE BY GRAINNE MULLINS

A VERY IRISH SEMOLINA CAKE BY GRAINNE MULLINS

I asked Grainne Mullins to participate in my Cooking During Covid series and to write up a recipe using some of her favourite Irish ingredients. I should have guessed...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Laura Gannon, CakeFace Patisserie

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Laura Gannon, CakeFace Patisserie

Laura Gannon is half of CakeFace and now half of Face. I’m bad at maths but is she now half Cake, full Face?  I met Laura Gannon briefly, a...

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Where To Eat In Dublin South

Where To Eat In Dublin South

Recently, Katy McGuinness published a review, that is what she does. The review itself is interesting but not the point of this article. Katy wrote one sentence which sums...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Ruth Healy, Shop Keeper

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Ruth Healy, Shop Keeper

Ruth Healy owns a wonderful culinary store called Urru Culinary Store in Bandon, co. Cork.  Ruth Healy is some woman for one woman. She is a founding member of the...

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Glenlo Abbey Hotel – The Pullman Restaurant

Glenlo Abbey Hotel – The Pullman Restaurant

A couple of months ago, I was invited to stay at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel and eat at the Pullman restaurant. I adore Galway and I didn’t have to...

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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Ciara Brennan, Food Stall Holder

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Ciara Brennan, Food Stall Holder

Ciara Brennan is the woman behind Happy Food At Home.  You will find Ciara Brennan behind her stall at food markets and festival around the country. She is a...

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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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Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Janice Casey Bracken, Chef and Teacher

Women Of The Irish Food Industry – Janice Casey Bracken, Chef and Teacher

Janice Casey Bracken is the 2019 Louth Local Food Hero.  Janice Casey Bracken is a hard grafter. I love the story of how she came to a career in...

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