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
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
This recipe was inspired by the great Delia Smith
, whose real recipe can be found here
The cheat’s version, i.e. mine,
can be found right here. Yup, that’s right, I’m a dirty rotten cheat.
Well, sue me.
I, like the rest of the over-worked and under-paid Irish population,...Read More
Since I’ve hauled my broke a*s onto the property ladder there has been distinctly less (read: none) money left over for former hobbies. Gone are manicures, regular hair-cuts and er, cook books. Any regular readers (if you exist!) of this little blog will know that it was at one...Read More
Well that’s it, no more cut fingers, quivering lips and barely-contained curses. The first series of Masterchef Ireland is over.
I have to say, I was mightily impressed. And so, it would seem, are most of the critics, as I haven’t heard the usual cacophony of abuse that is normally...Read More
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
I must confess, while it is an affront to every ounce of feminism I possess, I am just a little bit in love with Gordon Ramsay. Yes, I know he's ridiculous, and loud, and utterly boorish, but in a very primal, ugg-ugg cavewoman kinda way, he's hot.
So I didn't...Read More
In the wake of the news that Jamie Oliver’s latest book Jamie Oliver's latest cookbook has become the fastest selling non-fiction title of all time, it must come as no surprise that the big supermarkets are trying to muscle in on the action. In fairness, they have a lot...Read More