This day last week I was Jamie’d. And I’m not ashamed to admit it.
There I was, cradling a cup of tea, gradually
becoming one with the couch, watching Jamie Oliver jump about the screen with the boundless energy of a four year old jacked up on Coke and Skittles. ...Read More
Not entirely sure what one calls this as it’s not a tart per se, more of a sheet of puff pastry with stuff on top. Anyway, it was absolutely delicious, easy and cheap
and I have to thank Yvonne at HeyPesto!
for the suggestion of what to...Read More
Starting with today’s offers (available until Sunday), there are some random, but good specials including 99c raspberries (very cheap, and good for making your own coulis or ice cream), €2 Gouda or Edamer slices, although these are pretty much the price for them in all supermarkets, €1 for four probiotic...Read More
The giddy optimism of this week has infected Aldi staff, and they’ve laid on the BBQ specials. Let’s hope they’re right, or the freezers are going to get rather full this weekend! First up are 25% extra seasoned chicken portions, including wings (pack of 14 by my count), thighs...Read More
Another ‘un adapted from that great big book
I WILL find time to review at some stage was this nyummy pork recipe which so happened to tie in nicely with my contribution to #eatonlyirishforaweek. By the power of Twitter, I managed to procure delicious Chilli, Fennell &...Read More
Yes, of course I’m tempted in every five minutes by 99c blueberries, half price picnic sets or even the odd HD Ready TV I don't need but I have to say sometimes I bloody well detest some discount retailers. No, that’s not fair, it's not the stores...
An interesting proposition came our way this week, via Boards.ie
, the home of well, everything really. With the cost of living on a rapid upward trajectory, God knows we consumers need all the help we can get, and RTE’s The Consumer Show is tasked with this job. ...Read More
Last week saw a fantastic Twitter-borne concept come to fruition – eat only Irish for the week. This was a way to show Irish people the wealth of produce we have in our own country, without having to look any further afield. By buying Irish we’re supporting industry, jobs...Read More
This week the big offer from Tesco Ireland is that they’ll double all your €5 vouchers when spending them on certain products. Sounds fab right? Well, it is if you’re into the following; clothing, frozen, suncare, fresh cut flowers & plants, and baby & toddler. If not, definitely hang onto...Read More
The other night Mr Gastronomics was dispatched to the kitchen to top up our plate of cheese, crackers and Chorizo (don’t judge, it was Desperate Housewives night). When he returned, he was slightly grey, with a questioning look in his eyes and a handful of papery swathes.
“Look what I...Read More