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Cruibins With Stout

Cruibins With Stout

While this recipe for cruibins with stout may be an unusual recipe to some, cruibins (crubeen) is the old Irish way of describing a pig’s trotter. Chef and author, Emmett McCourt has kindly shared this recipe with us along with some traditional lore from Derry. 

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Super-Food Salad

Super-Food Salad

It seems like we’re getting a bit of a stretch in the evenings, and the sun is beginning to shine more during the day. Of course I’m writing this recipe for my super-food salad the day before a possible snowfall event in Ireland, but the 1st of February has passed and the Celtic months of […]

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Back To School Lunchbox Recipes

Back To School Lunchbox Recipes

My children are heading back to school this week and I’m really looking forward to getting back into the weekday routine.  Now that the bad weather has settled for a few days, I’m taking the opportunity to plan out some lunchbox recipes for the weeks ahead. If you tend to get lunchbox panic because you […]

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Summer Bruschetta

Summer Bruschetta

I realise that the weather is still a little unseasonably cooler than we like. When it’s raining outside (again) it might be hard to think of Summer meals, but there is some great Irish produce available in the supermarkets and farmer’s markets nationwide. Fresh broad beans are just appearing in the supermarket and there’s no […]

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Homemade Pot Noodle

Homemade Pot Noodle

January is a long month; if you’re trying to save on your lunch expenses you might want to consider bringing this homemade pot noodle to work! At less than 50c per portion, per adult, quick homemade pot noodle is a fantastic value-for-money alternative to dialling the take away.  There is also no fat, whatsoever in […]

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Winter Warming Soup

Winter Warming Soup

As the days shorten and a noticeable winter chill hits the air, there is nothing more comforting than a hot and wholesome bowl of winter warming soup. Warm hungry tummies this winter with Siúcra’s hearty pumpkin soup, which is the perfect seasonal starter that can be stored in the fridge and reheated for a fast […]

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Mini Frittatas with Ham, Peppers and Spinach

Mini Frittatas with Ham, Peppers and Spinach

Bord Bia has teamed up with sports nutritionist Daniel Davey to develop a suite of delicious egg recipes using Bord Bia Quality Assured eggs which are high in nutritional value and suitable for any meal occasion. Daniel Davey is Senior Performance Nutritionist at Leinster Rugby and Dublin GAA and also co-founder of FoodFlicker, a popular […]

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Tomato Soup and Italian Scones

Tomato Soup and Italian Scones

This classic comforting recipe for tomato soup and Italian Scones is packed full of flavour and is an ideal after school snack for kids. The return to school season is finally upon us and with the change in temperatures dropping it’s time to be creative with what you serve up on those cold wintery evenings. […]

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Scones And Raspberry Jam From Molly O'Dwyer

Scones And Raspberry Jam From Molly O’Dwyer

With yesterday being the 1st of March, it heralded the start of “Seachtain Na Gaeilge” AKA “Irish Language Week”. Well it’s not so much a week as an extended fortnight, we know that don’t worry! The idea is that we can all make the effort to try to use a little bit more Irish in […]

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Free Recipe eBook

Free Recipe eBook

So we’ve bought the uniforms. If any of my children stand still for long enough they may end up with a label on them. I’ve covered the books, labelled the schoolbag, and stocked up on homework supplies. Once we started back to school it was a bit of an anti-climax because I had spent so […]

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