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
I have to share today's triumph with you and YOU have to make it. I'm not commanding you, I'm simply imploring, I'm pleading because it is so simple and so tasty that I don't want to be the only person in the world who has made this. Share this with me. Please. You will know … Continue reading One Tray Fish Bake. A simple fish supper.
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
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!
In 12 weeks time we shall all be gearing down for Christmas with some of us coming to a stuttering halt as we just about get there intact. Yes it's the first of October today so I am allowed to mention the festivities. Looking forward to and enjoying the build-up to Christmas will get us … Continue reading Spiced Vegetarian Burgers – Recipe 1 of 12 from Enjoy
Delicious. Quick. Easy. As the weather brightens and warmth returns we'll begin to welcome salad and lighter foods back to our plates. Here a Greek salad sits on top of toasted wholemeal pittas then laden with spiced lamb and a garnish of minty feta dressing. As I said delicious, quick and easy and right … Continue reading Minty Feta Lamb Pittas
If you want to make a creamy dish use cream! This Mushroom Stroganoff recipe was one sent to me by Irish Dairy food brand Avonmore to promote their Cooking Cream product. I've used their cooking cream numerous times before and in the promo they mention that the cooking cream has less than half the fat of … Continue reading Stroganoff
Hands up if you're exhausted! I wrote this blog post while at the side of a GAA pitch earlier this evening as my lads were at hurling training. Last night the three girls had a match while the twin boys had rugby training and the night before it was training for GAA and soccer. A … Continue reading Dinner in 30 minutes – Stuffed Chicken Breast, Red Cabbage & Paprika roast baby potatoes
I use couscous a lot as I love the texture and how you can oomph it up in the flavour department to take it in lots of different directions. It's like the artist's canvas just waiting for paint. This time I'm using up the last of the Jerk seasoning on roasted vegetables and adding the zest … Continue reading Jerk Roast Vegetable Couscous
Oh how I do love a blog post that writes itself. This one doesn't even require a recipe just a little bit of direction. Firstly get yourself into a SuperValu Supermarket and then buy yourself a jar of Elbow Lane Smokehouse Sauce along with some chicken breasts on the bone. Secondly whack your oven onto … Continue reading Elbow Lane Smokehouse Chicken & a DISCLAIMER for the begrudgers
Being an Irish woman I just love potatoes. What's that got to do with Jerk Chicken you might ask? Well recently on twitter I started following this account called @TastyPotatoes and they are sharing the most delicious looking potato based dishes, dishes that scream 'comfort' and 'eat me.' One that I just had to try … Continue reading Jerk Chicken Drumsticks.
A bag of Gluten Free flour got purchased by accident lately! Not one to waste anything I knew that gluten-free bread needs a bit of a helping hand to push it towards flavoursome and bready. This recipe is based on one for 'Olive Loaf' in The hummingbird bakery 'Home Sweet Home' cookbook. The Gluten Free … Continue reading Gluten Free Olive & Sundried Tomato Bread