SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

So here we are, it’s nearly Christmas and people are starting to shop and wonder what to get for their loved ones. I’ve been looking into giving subscriptions. I’ll be honest I’m not a Christmas person, I don’t love it, but I don’t hate it. It leaves me feeling a bit baffled if I’m quite honest. People put themselves under... Read More

FORTY EIGHT HOURS IN COUNTY GALWAY

FORTY EIGHT HOURS IN COUNTY GALWAY

It was just after the last of the lock-downs, the sun was shining, it was Pride weekend, the leaving cert was just finished and Galway City was heaving with people. In fact, from the car regs and various social media platforms, the whole of Dublin seemed to be in Galway. So when you’re trying to escape Dublin by going West... Read More

THE GREAT LIST OF GASTRONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN IRELAND

THE GREAT LIST OF GASTRONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN IRELAND

Let me start by saying this list cannot possibly cover everything and everywhere. I have been researching and asking for information for months now and if I’ve missed something you feel belongs on this list please drop me a (nice) email to katia@properfood.ie Now to explain how this works. Have a look at the map and what’s around you and... Read More

ONE-POT CHICKEN AND PEPPERS CASSEROLE

ONE-POT CHICKEN AND PEPPERS CASSEROLE

I’ve this brilliant cook book called the Flavour Thesaurus (affiliate link) and it’s one of the books I use the most for inspiration when I don’t know what to do with a specific ingredient. It gives you high level recipes and a lot of ingredient pairings. One of the first recommendations I took from it was to try and cook... Read More

ELOTES IN A BOWL

ELOTES IN A BOWL

These are a riff on one of my very favourite dishes in Dublin, the 777 elotes. They are sticky to hold and messy to eat, half the cheese might end up in your nose and you will be asking for more. Smokey, savoury, a tiny bit tangy and just fun to eat, you will find kernels between your teeth for... Read More

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