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Quick Soda Bread Pizzas Recipe

Quick Soda Bread Pizzas Recipe

This is a great, speedy lunch to make at home with the kids on a lazy Saturday afternoon! Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes                                                                                   Serves 4 Ingredients 8 slices Irish brown soda bread 227g can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato puree 180g button mushrooms, halved 75g grated Cheddar and mozzarella 60g sliced pepperoni Basil leaves […]

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Cheese And Onion Bread

Cheese And Onion Bread

Delicious served warm from the oven, this moreish bread is enhanced by the complex flavour of this unique cheese, which is aged for at least 14 months. Tangy cheese compliments the sweet caramelised onions, making this is a recipe to depend on for delighting friends and family. Known as the ‘king of cheeses’ in Sweden, […]

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Red Quinoa and Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Red Quinoa and Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Rozanne Stevens, chef and cookbook author, has been kind enough to share her recipe for Red Quinoa and Sugar Snap Pea Salad with us.  To book one of her cookery courses and find out more information visit her website. Ingredients 1 cup red quinoa (or the creamy coloured variety) 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock […]

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Indian Style Savoury Pancakes

Indian Style Savoury Pancakes

A couple of weeks ago I took the new Gaslight cylinder for a road-test and reviewed it. Then last week I cooked up a simple brunch dish of Gaslight eggs. Last week I cooked up a Gaslight Cranachan which was extremely more-ish. This week I’ve Indian style savoury pancakes for you to cook up on […]

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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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