CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS SOUP

CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS SOUP

This is a back of the press and left-over kind of soup. The goodness comes from the warmth of the spices and the comforting chewiness of the dumplings. The added pleasure of the warm, juicy chicken slivers is just an added bonus. It was my first time making dumplings and based on this one experience, it won’t be my last... Read More

THIRTEEN FUN SIDE VEGETABLE DISHES

THIRTEEN FUN SIDE VEGETABLE DISHES

You’ve roasted a chicken or a big joint of good meat. You may have even cooked a whole fish or boiled a ham or some good eggs. It could be that you’ve just decided to have roasties and a whole lot of vegetable side dishes to pick from. It’s the kind of dinner I love to cook and to eat.... Read More

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – JOCELYN DOYLE, EDITOR.

WOMEN OF THE IRISH FOOD INDUSTRY – JOCELYN DOYLE, EDITOR.

Jocelyn Doyle is a freelance food writer, content creator and editor. For the last eight years, she’s been working for Easy Food magazine – in recent years, as Deputy Editor – as well as being Food Content Creator for Easy Food’s parent company, content agency Zahra. Since joining the Easy Food team in 2014, Jocelyn’s passion for artisan producers has... Read More

SLOW-COOKED DINNER RECIPES

SLOW-COOKED DINNER RECIPES

As I’m working from home these days, I’ve a lot more time to cook dinners from scratch. Slow and low is how I’m cooking a lot these days. When I talk about slow-cooking, it can mean one (although sometimes both) of two things, the first being, of course, a meal cooked using the slow-cooker or the crockpot, whatever way you... Read More

A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SOUPS

A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE SOUPS

It’s here, it’s arrived, it’s soup season and I love it. From January onwards, I am a soup fiend. I used to hate soup and saw it as a punishment but as a card carrying member of the grown-up community, I love a bowl of soup. With this post, I wanted to round up some of my winter warmers with... Read More

CLEMENTINE AND CRANBERRIES CLAFOUTIS

CLEMENTINE AND CRANBERRIES CLAFOUTIS

I have no love for the traditional Irish Christmas desserts, be it Christmas cake, pudding or even your beloved mince pies. I don’t hate them per se, but they hold no joy for me. Their flavour is always too sweet and clawing and I always wish they were spicier. To be honest, in the case of the mince pies, I... Read More

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