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Brunch special: Sweetcorn Fritters

I’ve got two words for you: Sweetcorn Fritters. Sunshine on a plate. I always associate them with cafés in New Zealand, eaten outside in the morning sunshine, sunglasses on and a long black, aka a...

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I Am of Ireland

I love using handcrafted things in the kitchen.  This espresso cup is a piece of Ardmore Pottery, a souvenir that I couldn’t resist buying after we had a Very Lovely Lunch at the Cliff House Hotel...

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Make Bake Love by Lilly Higgins

For me, it’s all about the tart. The Raspberry Macaroon Tart to be precise. When I interviewed Lilly Higgins for a package about underground dining in Ireland for Lyric fm I visited her cosy...

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Sunday morning pikelets

A lazy Sunday morning. Outside our new draft-proof windows it’s solidly pouring rain but indoors at the cottage, the fire already lit, we’re all warm and still sleepy. The Husband’s parents have spent the...

Blas na hEirenn Irish Food Awards winner Gillian O'Neill of Chocolate Here with her bars: Milk Chocolate Bar with Rosewater and Raspberry and White Chocolate Bar with Lemon and Poppyseed and 4

Blas na hÉireann winners 2011

I was sorry that I didn’t make it to this year’s Blas na hÉireann National Irish Food Awards at the Dingle Food and Wine Festival – the Small Girl‘s late arrival put paid to that!...