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Kitchen Projects: Homemade Cassis

Friday night: end of the week-time, start of the weekend, relaxed dinner – and maybe-a-glass-of-something-time? A few weeks ago, with long-packed boxes finally emerging from the attic at the brewery, I was thrilled to rediscover...

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Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

Something good just got better. Take your favourite chocolate brownie recipe, dot the brown, cocoa-rich batter with dollops of a simple vanilla cheesecake mixture, swirl and bake. Irresistible? They never seem to last long here....

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Cork Food Festival 2012

Clear blue skies and sunshine + plenty of good food = lots of happy people at yesterday’s opening of the Cork Food Festival in Fitzgerald’s Park. It’s on until Sunday, with admission a reasonable €12,...

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Sweetly spicy and aromatic, vanilla is probably the most used flavouring in the cottage kitchen. It’s a comforting base note in cookies and hot chocolates, pancakes and muffins and almost everything I bake has a teaspoon...