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Boxty

Boxty

This week brings news that a group in Cavan are planning on applying to have boxty awarded a Protected Designation Of Origin (PDO) status in the EU. The last Irish delicacy to be awarded this status was the Waterford Blaa. What is boxty and what makes it so special?

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

What do you do with your pumpkin innards after you’ve scooped them out for carving? Do you throw them away? If you do, please consider holding onto them and making these fab pumpkin pancakes for breakfast instead. This recipe works just as well with butternut squash though so don’t be afraid to make them anytime […]

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Coffee And Spelt Waffles Recipe

Coffee And Spelt Waffles Recipe

Lidl have teamed up with Roz Purcell, creator of the hugely popular Natural Born Feeder cookbook and blog, to create a selection of bespoke, nutritious recipes, all made with organic produce sourced exclusively from Lidl. The organic food sale will run across Lidl’s 146 stores nationwide from Monday 1st August (while stocks last), featuring over […]

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Traditional Irish Oats

Traditional Irish Oats

One of our best kept secrets, traditional Irish oats are one of a number of native superfoods. It is low in cholesterol, has no fat (unless you add it in the cooking process) or refined sugars. The oat flake itself takes longer to break down in the digestive process than bread and so it is […]

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Marmite And Poached Egg

Marmite And Poached Egg

This recipe for Marmite and poached egg on crumpet is the perfect substantial breakfast. The smear of Marmite really adds that extra umph of umami. Ingredients  4 eggs 8g Marmite for squeezing and spreading 4 crumpets 20g butter 2 large mushrooms (optional) Method Fill a deep saucepan with water and bring to the boil. Reduce […]

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Gaslight Eggs

Gaslight Eggs

Last weekend I took the new Flogas Ireland Gaslight cylinder for a road test and cooked up a few simple recipes on the SunnGas stove. My Gaslight Eggs are the first of a number of recipes, designed for camping where equipment is at a minimum but you fancy something quick and tasty.

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