Author: Caroline

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Irish Food Writing Awards finalist!

We had guests. That’s my excuse. A schoolfriend, her husband and their three kids came to visit, parking up a campervan outside the house and taking me offline for 24 hours. There was baking...

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Read: Irish Examiner | How to cook like a camper

Cooking in a camper van, on a camping stove or barbecue can be a challenge, but it’s also a lot of fun. Take inspiration from Camping Soul Food, a smart collection of easy recipes that can be cooked anywhere with limited equipment and fridge space.

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Read: Irish Examiner | Spreading the love for nuts

Smooth or crunchy. Sweet or savoury. Spicy or chocolate. Look at the shelves of your local speciality food shop and you can see that there’s been an explosion of artisan, Irish-made nut butters in recent years.

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Trifle-misu

This is a Euro-pudding of a dessert, a mixture of Irish-style, alcohol-soaked trifle and Italian mascarpone-rich tiramisu.

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Chocolate weetabix slice

No waste. But, when you spend time – plus a lot of extra ingredients – making a slab of this chocolate weetabix slice instead of ditching a long-opened sleeve of wheat biscuits that fell down the back of the cupboard, you have to wonder about your priorities.