The Best Nectarine Ice-Cream

To me, this ice-cream screams Summer. It is the definition of indulgence on a hot August day which just happen to be in abundance this Summer, to my utter delight. Honestly, hot Summers have been far and few between in Ireland over the past few years. I often find myself diving in front of the […]

Refreshing Lemon and Lime Cupcakes

I do not think that I know of anyone who doesn’t enjoy a cupcake. There’s one for everyone, as well as there being one to suit each season. During the harsh Winter months, everyone needs comfort food. Food which provides a shoulder to cry on, the warmth of a good cuddle. For me, this comes […]

Lemon Meringue Pie

Who doesn’t love lemon meringue pie? It’s zesty, it’s sweet, it’s zingy, it’s wonderful and it’s smile-inducing. And probably diabetes-inducing if you eat more than one slice. Which I did. I ate waaaay more than one slice. But who can blame me? I love meringue, it’s just lovely. It’s so light and fluffy. Lemon curd […]

Sweet Parsnip and Apple Soup

I know, I know. Yet another soup recipe. I just love the stuff! It’s so easy to eat, especially if you don’t feel like having anything too heavy. Not to mention it being extremely healthy and comforting. I make a pot of soup each week, trying to mix things up every time I do. No […]

Guinness Soda Bread

Sometimes there is nothing that I need more than a bowl of thick homemade soup and a slice or two of freshly baked, good, old-fashioned soda bread. Although sometimes I get the urge to throw the contents of a can of Guinness into the recipe. Why you might ask? Why not, is the important question. […]

Dunmore Festival of Food

What is not to love about food festivals? They celebrate food and give local businesses a chance to show what culinary delights they have to offer. Food festivals provide an awareness of local produce, which I believe is especially important in today’s economic downturn.  Food festivals attract all kinds of people with one unanimous thing […]