A week in dinners

As much as I would love to and aspire to creating wonderful new dishes each week for my precious cherub’s dinners the reality is it is often the tried and tested favourites that get dished […]

Sag Aloo

The most important message from this post is MAKE IT, you won’t regret it I promise. I made this to accompany a curry that we were having, in an effort to boost the vegetable count […]

Roast Tomato Soup

Need a delicious soup to get you through this cold snap, well here it is. Quick, simple and tasty…just what the doctor ordered. Ingredients: 8 medium tomatoes, halved 6 cloves of garlic ( less if […]

Gone Fishin'

Like a lot of Irish people I’m very aware that I don’t eat enough fish. I love fish, I’ll usually order it when I’m out but I don’t cook a huge amount of it when […]

Ras El Hanout Lamb Shanks | Two Ways

Lamb shanks are probably my favourite cut of lamb, slow cooked they yield a surprising amount of delicious meat that just falls off the bone. I had picked up some Ras el Hanout in Tesco […]

Oreo and Strawberry Tart.

You know when you promise to bake something with the children, but then it turns out that you don’t have all the ingredients! Well this happened a few weeks ago and the most wonderful little […]

Cheese and Wild Garlic Pesto Scones

So last Sundays woodland walk yielded masses of wild garlic…which I turned into both wild garlic pesto and potato and wild garlic soup…both were delicious. I was looking for other ways to use up my […]