This dish was inspired by Ikea.
Now there’s a line you don’t read very often.
I'm sure we've all stood in the Ikea cafeteria, gazed wearily up at the menu board and pointed with a pencil-flattened finger tip to the meatballs submerged in creamy sauce.
Not having the faintest pin-drop of Swedish...Read More
I can't believe we're here already. Somehow I blinked and the 'summer' has disappeared, to be replaced by dull, dreary, dishwater skies. Yes, winter's here and as you can tell I'm far from enthused at its arrival. This week I've been eating warming soup for supper, nursing endless cups...Read More
If you want a winter warmer like stew, but with a hint of a kick, this dish is your new Hungarian best friend. It’s officially served with pasta or dumplings, but the first time I was in Budapest I was poor, hungry and cold and the potato-laden rustic version...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
Welcome to the 70’s… Pressure Pots girls. Ask your Moms about these great inventions to cut the cooking time way down. My beautiful daughter still is frightened by them. I guarantee when she is up to her knees in kids and work, she will be a slave to the...Read More
deals are really actually worth a look lately. Last week it was €3.49 chicken, this week has similar great value offers, read on!
I'll be posting the recipe for Housekeeper's Pot Roast now shortly - at the fresh meat counter at Superquinn they have Continental Beef Joint...Read More
The recipe for ‘Irish Stew’ is ever so slightly different with each Irish family – this is my Mum’s version, which has been warming our bellies and that of my Dad and his fellow workmates for over thirty years. This is a great dish for preparing on a Sunday...Read More