Beer adds a yeasty, malty flavour and soft, light texture to this bread, making it the perfect sandwich bread.
Sweet onion rings in a thick, crunchy coating. What’s not to love?
Value is important to me. I’m not cheap – I’ll spend a little more on a 5-star hotel if it’s worth the money – but I hate feeling ripped off. A couple of years ago I won tickets to Taste of Dublin, and even though I didn’t pay for the tickets, I still felt like… Continue reading Taste of Dublin 2017
I love creating new recipes. When it comes to baking, there’s a little bit of science involved, so not every recipe works out well. There’s immense satisfaction in knowing that something you’ve created from start to finish has turned out how you expected it to. (And immense sadness when your husband throws out the incredible… Continue reading The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
I can be a creature of habit. Birthdays are celebrated with brunch in San Lorenzos, and after a day in the pub (usually Galway Bay’s Against The Grain) you’ll find me inhaling a cheeseburger (just ketchup, please) in Bunsen. Don’t get me wrong, I love trying new things. But when something is that good, I… Continue reading Chocolate Shortbread Biscuits
Serves 2 It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to sit down and write something. My husband had surgery recently, and as soon as Christmas was over we were busy talking about making sure the house was spotless so that he could get around once he got home so there really was no… Continue reading Vanilla Oat Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Caramel Sauce
Serves 3 When I was in primary school, I went to a cookery demonstration with my parents. The demonstration was organised to raise funds for the school, and like any good school fundraiser there was a raffle. My parents won first pick of the food that was made that evening. My father grabbed the wrong… Continue reading Loaded Potato Soup with Crispy Potato Skins