Spaghetti with Pesto, Bacon & Broccoli – Quick, Simple & Cheap

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…

Chicken Biryani, a delicious creamy one pot curry

I love food. That’s a given. This is one of the best things that I have ever cooked. What that means is that this is a really good dish. REALLY GOOD! Okay, you get it, I like this Chicken Biryani. Let me count the ways though : It is easy. It is relatively quick. It…

Crispy Lardon & Mozzarella topped baked potatoes for a Simple Supper

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…

Sweet Chilli & Sriracha Chicken – 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…

A Grand Day Out

On visiting Ireland’s capital if there is a shopper in your midst you will probably find yourself on Grafton Street.  If you are the bag carrier or the checker of whether ‘it’s in a bigger size’ then you may well end up a little weary and in need of sustenance.  Here is where Bewley’s comes…

Chicken Casserole

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…

Quinoa with beetroot & feta

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…

Chicken – Lemon & Parmesan Chicken

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…

Black Eye Meatballs with loaded Spaghetti

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…

White Christmas Biscuit Cake- Recipe 12 of 12 from Enjoy!

White Christmas Biscuit Cake Ta Dah! Recipe 12 of 12.  So I set myself the task of sharing 12 recipes from ‘Enjoy!’ over 12 weeks until Christmas and here we are!!!! It really does just sneak up in the end.  I love it.  I love the lights.  I love the buzz.  I love the frenzy…

A Christmas Collection

A Christmas Collection is a gathering of some of my favourite celebration food from the blog…. a. Melon & Mint      b. Pear & Black Pudding..   c.Vol Au Vent    d. Pate & e.Roulade      f. Galia & Parma     g.Canapes  h.Golden Granola Centre : Florentines  I hope you like this selection, you can also search…

Golden Granola – Recipe 11 of 12 from Enjoy!

Golden Granola Treat yourself over Christmas to a delicious crunchy start to your day with this scrumptious golden baked granola.  Thankfully most of my kids don’t eat it & I’ll have a jar of it to sprinkle over yoghurt etc. during the holidays.  Makes for a beautiful gift if you get hold of a nice…