Sunday morning, he took two of the lads to football training and I jumped out of bed knowing that food had to be got for their return and a decent dinner made as the twin girls had a football match later in the afternoon. No ordinary football match - a Senior County Final and a … Continue reading Berbere Baked Chicken
Moroccan Meatballs So why would I call this meatball dish Moroccan then? When I cook with lamb and spices like cumin and cinnamon I think of Middle Eastern or North African cooking so there you have it, the simple explanation is that it just makes me think of Morocco or Moroccan cooking. Though I've never … Continue reading Moroccan Meatballs
Spaghetti with Pesto, Bacon and Broccoli What do you want to eat? Maybe the question should be what do you want to cook? At this time of year with the seasons changing and a chill sometimes seeping in through any gap it can find, you may be looking for comfort in a bowl. This particular … Continue reading Spaghetti with Pesto, Bacon & Broccoli – Quick, Simple & Cheap
Tasty, Easy and Very Affordable here's a simple supper idea. Here's another dinner idea told mostly in pictures. Crispy Lardon & Mozzarella topped baked potatoes for a Simple Supper You will need: Potatoes for baking Bacon lardons Onions Some oil Dried basil Mozzarella ball Iceberg lettuce Plum tomatoes Mini mozzarella balls Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil … Continue reading Crispy Lardon & Mozzarella topped baked potatoes for a Simple Supper
Simple Supper - Everyday Food. Let's see how this goes down then. These days I'm capturing my everyday cooking on Instagram and as I simply don't have time to pull out my proper camera to capture images, then edit them and upload them I'm going to transfer those images directly to my blog and see … Continue reading Sweet Chilli & Sriracha Chicken – Simple Supper
Chicken Casserole, but this is no ordinary chicken casserole. You might call it 'Chicken Thighs Braised in Cider with Sweet Potatoes' because that's what it's actually named by the chef Neven Maguire! I ran with my friend Deirdre this morning and we were blown to bits by the wind and came home absolutely saturated from … Continue reading Chicken Casserole
Quinoa with Beetroot & Feta. Triple Quinoa is a mixture of white, red and black seeds that fluff up when cooked. This salad can be served hot or cold and would be perfect with some chicken or lamb for a substantial meal. I cook the quinoa with some halved garlic cloves for flavour and never … Continue reading Quinoa with beetroot & feta
Lemon & Parmesan Chicken Here's a really easy way to get some vegetables into you and perhaps coax them into a cranky child. I've taken to blitzing greens lately, in particular kale and broccoli and I just blanch them with hot water for speedy cooking. You might notice that I'm using a glass baking dish … Continue reading Chicken – Lemon & Parmesan Chicken
Black Eye Bean Meatballs & Loaded Spaghetti We've gotten over the holidays but still have a bit to go to see the other side of Winter which is hard. Unless of course you live in Australia or other sunny climes. Comfort food is a natural requirement in the cold but when you've had wall to … Continue reading Black Eye Meatballs with loaded Spaghetti
Cranberry Croque Monsieur Look at this for a beautiful image, I can't believe that it was photographed in my home. It really shows how something very simple can be spectacular. There is a misconception that because I am a food blogger with 2 published recipe books that the food in my house is always amazing. … Continue reading Cranberry Croque Monsieur – Recipe 9 of 12 from Enjoy!
Melt in the mouth. That's the description my daughter Éimear gave as she tucked in heartily to a mammoth portion of this vegetarian lasagne yesterday. When I cook I often ask myself what can I do to make something easier and for this recipe it was the white sauce. For a classic white sauce there … Continue reading Vegetarian Lasagne – Recipe 7 of 12 from Enjoy!
The humble spud. A divine medium to be elevated, cajoled, flourished, transformed in whatever direction you chose. Mash, Champ, Deep-fry, Roast, Gratin, Dauphinoise, Hasselback, Gnocchi, Rosti, Hash, Boxty or as is here kept simple and straightforward baked in its skin until a crispy edible shell beholds a smooth creamy innard that deserves to be adorned. … Continue reading Eight Ways with Baked Potatoes – Recipe 6 of 12 from Enjoy!