This is a fabulous recipe if I may say so myself. Its an adaptation of my mothers famous Green Tomato Chutney Recipe only better as you can use up all of those fruits and vegetables that are sitting around at the end of the season, especially those giant marrows you’ve just discovered lurking under the [...]
“Green stuffing!” I hear you say. “why ever would I make that”. Thats what I thought the first time I saw it but it is well worth the making.
The first time I had it was at my friend Donkeys wedding in a hotel in Louth (dont ask why a girl has a nickname [...]
Hot Cross Bun Muffins
In our family Easter is the holiday with the most family traditions. I figure thats probably because you aren’t rushing around sorting presents and feast food like at Christmas and you dont have to sort costumes and parties like at Halloween.
I was over at my friend Imens (I married [...]
Back when I was a teenager I had to spend 2 days running a tradestand for Dad at an Udaras na Gailteacht trade fair in Connemara. Eyeball numbingly boring- handing out bumph on the company to disinterested passersby. The redeeming feature of the whole experience was the lady next to us cooking boxty samples. [...]
I love this onion tart .We spent some time last summer playing with the recipe and we think we now have a great, simple, fairly fast and very tasty recipe. Even picky kids eat it.You can also substitute other veg such as spinach, courgette or mushrooms for the onion .Still fantastic
Choosing breakfast cereal for our family is a real pain. One person won’t eat weetabix and one will only eat it. Two eat porridge but only some days. Cornflakes or rice crispies soon lose their appeal and I have to make rice crispie buns to use up the end of the box. Many mueslis and [...]
We were having a heated discussion on Facebook with a canadian friend over the culinary merits of Putine ( which is basically chips covered in gravy and cheese, surprisingly yum). In defence he put up a link to the wiki page on putine and there I discovered a new ( to us ) culinary joy [...]