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Monday's post brought a household tax demand, a TV licence reminder and, curiously, an offer for a free hearing aid. At 28.
But for once, this avalanche of Harp-marked envelopes was accompanied by some proper goodies - the lovely people at Knorr sent over a hamper full of some proper
So good (mostly) Catholics of Ireland, I’m intrigued – how will you be spending Good Friday? It’s an argument that will be thrashed out all across the airwaves this week and leads me to wonder is the idea of being locked out of the pubs for a...Read More
This year's three-day Food and Wine
extravaganza kicks off at 4pm tomorrow, Friday 30th
November and rolls right through until 7pm Sunday 2nd
It promises to be a heck of a way to start the merry season of eating and drinking (my favourite pastimes!), with everything...Read More
Set in the beautiful Georgian Quarter overlooking People’s Park, No. 1 Hotel & Spa & Pery Square will this weekend play host to Limerick’s Georgian Market Christmas Market
, running from 23rd to 25th of November. This is one of our favourite parts of Limerick, showcasing some of the...Read More
As a self-confessed cookbook addict, I love the freebie 'tasters' that do the rounds when there’s a new one on the publisher’s list. Sometimes they take the form of little booklets slipped into newspapers, sometimes there's a free app, and in this case, it's a free downloadable 'Recip-E-book', or...Read More
Yes, yes I’m banging on about Kildare stuff again, but hey, it’s my home for a couple of days a week, so I have to get my foodie fixes somewhere!
This particular foodie event caught my eye the other
day, and if I can wrap up early enough tonight I...Read More
If food is the new rock and roll, cakes are the new Elvis. Since the roaring success of the Great British Bake Off
(now on Season Three and over 4.5m viewers)
, the baking star is on the rise, evident by the much-loved book...
It's not often I extol the virtues of the advertising department of a large corporate entity, (in fact, I'm often the one calling them out
) but hey, I'm in one of those moods. And before the cynics among us go there, no the Odlums people haven't been...Read More
Today I’ve a quick roundup of some of my favourite finds from the ever-expanding foodie blogosphere. I’ve mostly my younger, cooler and thoroughly more fun little brother to thank for the headsup re these blogs.
1. The Comic Strip at Nert.me: check out this fun and...
Do you ever crave that special sauce or delicious bread that you used to have in some faraway country or random restaurant?
For me, it’s usually American food, peddled to the masses by the big-name brands. For example, the Chicago Potbelly ‘Wreck’ Sandwich
with hot peppers...wow, just thinking...Read More