You can't flick through a cookery magazine or trawl your favorite food websites at this time of year without hitting upo
One of my new hero's in life is Jennie Brown - a woman who gets up at 5am in the morning to start the ovens and mixers i
My last post was for the rich and creamy ice-cream slice that, some of the more observant of you may have noticed, calle
It's hard to think of anything to better a creamy, tangy baked cheesecake with a light brown crust that reveals a silky
It's good to share...
As Cava rises phoenix-like from the flames on Middle Street in the city centre, its old lodgings
I had lunch with an old school friend recently (I had not seen Lucy since our debs). She has been living in the big app
I had put Lily Higgins' new book 'Make Bake Love' on my Christmas wish list, but alas, I am weak and having spied it in
Honeycomb, Yellowman or Cinder Toffee. Even Hokey Pokey to some. The innards of a 'Crunchie' without its chocolate casin
The second best steak in Galway without a doubt comes from the Malt House. If you want the perfect steak and chips - tha
My absolute favorite dessert of all time, a deliciously decadent creme brûlée. Despite what you might think, i'm not rea
One of the loveliest traditions surrounding 'All Hallows Eve' in Ireland is the Halloween cake, the barmbrack. It is a s
A classic lemon meringue, if it ain't broke...
My favourite baking tins in the kitchen are my individual, loose-bottomed
Rich dark chocolate biscuits with sweet fondant icing
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but not everyone is lo
These chunky cookies caught my eye in the always reliable Good Food Magazine. It's the kind of recipe I tend to favor fo
I have always loved christmas and really start getting excited about it in September to be honest, I just wait for Hollo
There is a very strict lunch policy in our local school, which I'm a big fan of. No sweets or crisps or fizzy drinks of
Even though Christmas is nearly upon us, it's still not too late to make your own mincemeat. If you've never made this b
Beautiful soup, so rich and green,
Waiting in a hot tureen!
Who for such dainties would not stoop?
Soup of the evenin
On Sunday I was in Salthill early for a Triathalon. The small people were shaken awake and dressed at an early hour and
It was 'Cookalong' time again last week and this time the August theme was Summer Salads. 'Try and get inventive, give u
These are the bomb. I had not made them in ages thinking that the kids wouldn't like such a strong citrus flavor. But re