Indian Feast of Insanely Good Bombay Curry Sauce with Turmeric Rice & Toasted Almonds served with naan bread

Insanely Good Sauces – Bombay Curry Sauce

As I’ve been very busy with ‘real’ work lately in our food safety business developing a new website and running the office I’ve been reaching quite gladly for various Insanely Good sauces on the days that I am strapped for

Indian Feast of Insanely Good Bombay Curry Sauce with Turmeric Rice & Toasted Almonds served with naan bread

Insanely Good Sauces – Bombay Curry Sauce

As I’ve been very busy with ‘real’ work lately in our food safety business developing a new website and running the office I’ve been reaching quite gladly for various Insanely Good sauces on the days that I am strapped for

photo by Sheila Kiely

Lilly Higgins’ Dream Deli

Lilly Higgins has written a beautiful new book called Dream Deli.  It is different, it is fresh, it is vibrant.  Turn the pages and you will be sitting down at one of the jam-packed tables in Lilly’s dream deli.  Jam-packed

photo by Sheila Kiely

Lilly Higgins’ Dream Deli

Lilly Higgins has written a beautiful new book called Dream Deli.  It is different, it is fresh, it is vibrant.  Turn the pages and you will be sitting down at one of the jam-packed tables in Lilly’s dream deli.  Jam-packed

lara beetroot chutney on cracker

How to cook Beetroot

The beetroot have been bulging through the soil lately with their leafy tops waving frantically ‘pick me’, ‘pick me’ and as there’s only so long that those red veined leaves will wave so frivolously for, their time has come. As

lara beetroot chutney on cracker

How to cook Beetroot

The beetroot have been bulging through the soil lately with their leafy tops waving frantically ‘pick me’, ‘pick me’ and as there’s only so long that those red veined leaves will wave so frivolously for, their time has come. As

HoneyComb

{Gimme the Recipe} News & Mentions

So Autumn has had plenty to offer so far and there’s lots going on over the coming weeks too. …. Raymond Blanc. Seeing Raymond Blanc of Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons in action at The Mill Restaurant at Blarney on 12th September

HoneyComb

{Gimme the Recipe} News & Mentions

So Autumn has had plenty to offer so far and there’s lots going on over the coming weeks too. …. Raymond Blanc. Seeing Raymond Blanc of Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons in action at The Mill Restaurant at Blarney on 12th September

Lemon Pepper

Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken

I have a spice rack/shelf that sits conveniently over my cooker so whatever I’m making for dinner is usually subject to a lash of whatever comes to hand.  Recently Goodall’s of Ireland sent me a selection of their new range

Lemon Pepper

Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken

I have a spice rack/shelf that sits conveniently over my cooker so whatever I’m making for dinner is usually subject to a lash of whatever comes to hand.  Recently Goodall’s of Ireland sent me a selection of their new range

Lemon Drizzle 3

Lemon Drizzle Cake

So I’ve joined a book-club.  This means that I read one new book a month {at last I am reading again} and once a month I get to go to a friend’s house and be lavished with copious cups of

Lemon Drizzle 3

Lemon Drizzle Cake

So I’ve joined a book-club.  This means that I read one new book a month {at last I am reading again} and once a month I get to go to a friend’s house and be lavished with copious cups of

Brownie Solo

{Wicked} Chocolate Brownies

What does ‘Wicked’ say to you?To me it says bold, it says sinful, it says indulgent, it says chocolate.  On a food-writing course a couple of years ago, the lecturer implored us not to use the word wicked in association

Brownie Solo

{Wicked} Chocolate Brownies

What does ‘Wicked’ say to you?To me it says bold, it says sinful, it says indulgent, it says chocolate.  On a food-writing course a couple of years ago, the lecturer implored us not to use the word wicked in association

meadows and byrnes jug_opt

I’ve been enjoying…. in July 2013

I’ve Been Enjoying…. ….Intense Coconut a friend told me about Lindt’s Coconut Intense bar and I scoured the shelves of every shop I visited until I came up trumps.  It is a rather tasty little treat. ….Baking Macaroons keeping things

meadows and byrnes jug_opt

I’ve been enjoying…. in July 2013

I’ve Been Enjoying…. ….Intense Coconut a friend told me about Lindt’s Coconut Intense bar and I scoured the shelves of every shop I visited until I came up trumps.  It is a rather tasty little treat. ….Baking Macaroons keeping things

close up macaroon on rack_opt

Macaroons

If you were to google the difference between Macaroon and Macaron you may come across a definition where the former is described as’ the ugly little cousin’ of the latter –  ‘the luscious confection’.   Now on the surface the macaron, bedecked

close up macaroon on rack_opt

Macaroons

If you were to google the difference between Macaroon and Macaron you may come across a definition where the former is described as’ the ugly little cousin’ of the latter –  ‘the luscious confection’.   Now on the surface the macaron, bedecked

Sweet Potato and Carrot Mash_opt

Spicy Sweet Potato & Carrot Mash

Sweet potato and carrot work really well together and I often mash them simply with some coriander and butter.  Here I have concocted a sweet and spicy chilli based mixture to mash them with and it’s lovely. I pureed mine

Sweet Potato and Carrot Mash_opt

Spicy Sweet Potato & Carrot Mash

Sweet potato and carrot work really well together and I often mash them simply with some coriander and butter.  Here I have concocted a sweet and spicy chilli based mixture to mash them with and it’s lovely. I pureed mine

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Blackened Chicken

Here’s a gem of a recipe. Since acquiring Jamie Oliver’s 15 minute meals cookbook I’ve been bashing chicken breasts goodo in my kitchen.  I love that this makes them quicker to cook and in turn renders them moister.  Spicing the

blackened chicken_opt

Blackened Chicken

Here’s a gem of a recipe. Since acquiring Jamie Oliver’s 15 minute meals cookbook I’ve been bashing chicken breasts goodo in my kitchen.  I love that this makes them quicker to cook and in turn renders them moister.  Spicing the

Heaven Preserve Us Lemon Curd Jar of

I’m Enjoying…. in June 2013

I’m Enjoying…. ….Lemon Curd Is there no end to amazing Irish food producers?  Heaven Preserve Us have a beautiful array of preserves selling at Irish Farmers Markets including this amazing lemon curd. {produced in Ovens, Co. Cork}.  I used my

Heaven Preserve Us Lemon Curd Jar of

I’m Enjoying…. in June 2013

I’m Enjoying…. ….Lemon Curd Is there no end to amazing Irish food producers?  Heaven Preserve Us have a beautiful array of preserves selling at Irish Farmers Markets including this amazing lemon curd. {produced in Ovens, Co. Cork}.  I used my