Spiced Chickpea and Potato Curry

I love chickpeas, I actually worry that I may be addicted to them, all I need see in a recipe is the word ‘chickpea’ and I’m already planning on cooking it!! So a combination of […]

Precious Moments

On Sunday past, after a fantastic trip to the beach, a strange thing happened. On our way home from Silverstrand in Galway we stopped for something to eat, this in itself is not that unusual, although […]

Mini Berry Tarts

The greatest joy of summer is the availability of delicious locally grown berries, their smell epitomises summer and I am always trying to think of new ways to use them. These tarts remind me of […]

Welcome Shadow…First Cria of the Season

Last Friday during the beautiful spell of weather we were having I was pottering over to our vegetable garden when I got a call from a very excited Paul, asking me to bring the ‘maternity bag’ […]

Feta Parcels

Almost a year ago I was lucky enough to meet Yvonne Carty of the boutique catering company Hey Pesto when she catered for our youngest child’s christening party. On the day she provided the most […]

Beef Stroganoff

This recipe originally came from Darina Allen’s Ballymaloe Cookbook, I’ve changed a few things over the years but the basics are the same. It’s super quick and depending on your budget you can use anything […]