Baking

Cheddar and Roasted Garlic Tear and Share Bread

I love bread. I could go weeks without eating it and then find myself having it with every meal for days. It doesn’t really agree with me, but life without bread doesn’t bear thinking about, so I soldier on. (I know, I’m a saint.) I’ve found it difficult to muster up the energy to cook… Continue reading Cheddar and Roasted Garlic Tear and Share Bread

chocolate · Dessert

International Stout Day – Chocolate Stout Truffles

Happy International Stout Day! Hope you have a few nice stouts lined up for tonight. My husband is a stout fanatic so we have more stout in the house than anyone probably needs, and there’s a bottle of Barrel Aged Leann Folláin from O’Hara’s ready for us to fight over. I’ve wanted to cook with… Continue reading International Stout Day – Chocolate Stout Truffles

booze · Review

Review: Drop Dead Twice, Dublin

When you’re essentially an unpaid intern like I am you don’t have much money for nights out. Given that I’m a recent convert to beer, and my husband has a massive beer collection, there’s no shortage of drinks in the house for cosy nights in. Thanks to gifts and some recent duty-free shopping, there’s no… Continue reading Review: Drop Dead Twice, Dublin

Dessert · ice cream

Homemade Cherry Garcia Ice Cream – Yes, really!

I’m a sucker for a bargain, but I don’t often buy things that I don’t need. That changed this week. When you find out that Supervalu is selling 2kgs of cherries for €5 what are you supposed to do? Ignore this information on the basis that you don’t even know what cherries taste like? Of… Continue reading Homemade Cherry Garcia Ice Cream – Yes, really!