TWENTY SUPER EASY BAKES

TWENTY SUPER EASY BAKES

I like baking but I’m not great at it. Sorry, let me rephrase that…. I love eating cake and so I’ve learned to make a few simple ones. I’ll...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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SAUCY ROASTED CAULIFLOWER RECIPE

SAUCY ROASTED CAULIFLOWER RECIPE

This oven roasted cauliflower is a good one to have in your bag of treats. Not sure what to serve with that steak/ chicken breast/ pork chop/ lamb burger?...

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BASQUE BURNT CHEESECAKE WITH MISO

BASQUE BURNT CHEESECAKE WITH MISO

I remember seeing what looked like a Basque burnt cheesecake on the cheese stalls at the local farmers markets in Paris. Much like my beloved pain d’epices, it could...

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